Why You Need To Capture Your Audience’s Attention?
It is very hard to capture your audience’s attention when speaking and so easy to loose it. Every speech you make is competing for attention with every random thought your audience is having. Everybody in your audience is continually trying to juggle their busy lives and very few are giving you their undivided attention. This is especially true when the next distraction is only “one click away” Read more
The main question to ask yourself about your next video project is what will your audience be feeling when watching your video. This matters because we are emotional beings. We make choices based on how we feel at a particular moment in time. When watching a brand video we are continuously reacting to it on an emotional basis. Read more
Why Speech Preparation Matters
I have listened to well over 400 speeches since I joined toastmasters and what I have learned is that speech preparation matters. It is what separates the average speech from a great speech. It is obvious who has prepared their speech and who is just winging it. A well prepared speech challenges the listener to take on a new viewpoint or embrace an old one. Read more
The Need To End A Speech Well
The objective of delivering a speech is to influence our audience and hopefully inspire them to do or look at a subject differently. When delivering a speech, a critical point is how we end it. Read more
Inspirational Brand Storytelling
An inspirational brand story will always get and keep the attention of your audience. The reason inspirational storytelling is so effective is because it often forms an emotional connection with your audience. As a brand you may often find it difficult to to get inspiration for these kind of brand stories. I have found using your brand vision as a story source often provides inspirational stories. Read more
Why you need video marketing?
Video marketing is about using video to market your product or service. It is not enough to generate video content it needs to be part of a video strategy that helps you achieve your goals. Read more
Why Should You Tell Your Personal Story?
“If you wish to be a writer, write.”
There are many reasons to tell our story and even more reasons we don’t want to tell It. Probably if we are honest with ourselves we know if we tell our personal story we will be judged. However we are going to be judged in the absence of our version anyway. This leads to my first reason for telling your individual story Read more
“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.”
Every brand is sharing its story online. It is very hard to find unique brand stories worth your while. The most unique brand story always starts with a worthwhile purpose. Read more
“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”
We are bombarded on a daily basis with countless stories. Brands, individuals, charities and friends are constantly sharing stories with us. We cannot possibly engage with every story we hear, so only those that touch us in a meaningful way engage us. Usually this is because the story has engaged us on an emotional level. Read more
“Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.”
A personal brand helps you shine in a world where there is so much competition for attention. Nothing helps build a personal brand better than a strong personal story. Read more