public speaking Archive

Going Up? How an Elevator Speech Could Help

You’re no doubt familiar with the concept of an elevator speech; you’ve probably been told you should write one for this or that idea, or to snag such-and-such a client. But did you know that Ronald Reagan, the U.S....
December 11, 2012

Get Slightly Famous: 5 Ways to Increase Your Fame

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM Being a celebrity — if even in your local market — gives you a major edge over your competitors, says PR guru Steven Van Yoder in his new edition of Get Slightly Famous...
August 24, 2007

Craft a Convincing Presentation

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Presentations That Change Minds: Strategies to Persuade, Convince, and Get Results by Josh Gordon (McGraw-Hill Cos., 2006) Buy this book from Amazon.com. Have you ever witnessed a presentation that flopped? The presenter’s enthusiasm seemed...
April 1, 2006

Speak Your Way to Success

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine Popular lore suggests that public speaking trumps death, spiders, and other common phobias as the one thing that scares Americans the most. But if you have the gift of gab and don’t fear...
January 1, 2003

Improve Your Vocal Delivery and Make More Money

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine You don’t have to be blessed with a golden voice or a silver tongue to make it in real estate, but the ability to effectively communicate with buyers and sellers separates top producers...
December 1, 2002

Treat Your Voice Like a Selling Tool

If you’ve ever used AT&T long-distance, you’ve probably heard Susan Berkley’s voice saying, “Thank you for using AT&T.” Now this voice-over artist has come out with a book–Speak to Influence: How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Your Voice...
February 2, 2001