6 Tips for a Keynote Speaker

As you rise to high levels of leadership in your community, you are bound to be invited as a keynote speaker to highlight some important occasion. You could be the keynote speaker or the guest of honor. This “career progression” is inevitable. It’s going to happen to you some day. You will be most likely selected due to your popularity and / or achievements. Your profession or nature of accomplishment must have been in some way related to the occasion in order for you to be invited. Regardless of the Continue Reading →

Finding A Good Keynote Speaker

A keynote speech is a talk that lays the foundation of the main underlying theme. It establishes the framework for the subsequent program of events or convention agenda. A keynote speech also serves to emphasize a larger idea. Therefore, a keynote speaker needs to know exactly how to cater the talk to suit the occasion. From an angler’s point of view, it’s all about baiting the hook to suit the fish. Now that you have understood what the keynote orator is supposed to do, here are some suggestions on how Continue Reading →

8 Tips to Keep Your Audience in Attention

You are a guest speaker invited to highlight an important occasion. You could be the keynote speaker or the guest of honor. You were most likely selected due to your popularity and / or accomplishments. Your profession or line of achievement must have been in some way related to the occasion in order for you to be invited. These 8 tips will help to keep your audience in attention. Never mind the reason, simply know that you were invited because you were perceived to be an authority in your field. Continue Reading →