John Lawson is an expert on presentation skills. He has given speeches to thousands of people and opened for with Les Brown. He says preparation and practice are key to improving your speaking abilities. In order to be successful at public speaking, you need to understand how the audience will react as well as what type of speech they would prefer from you (i.e., keynote or slide presentation). Inspiring, yet professional, made it easy for me to listen intently throughout the interview without feeling any anxiety about my upcoming presentations! He shared so much here not one to miss!
About the Author
Nathaniel Schooler - an engaging interviewer, writer and trusted adviser. IBM Futurist and LinkedIn Power Profile Award Winner.
Prior experience taught him business communication is about real world relationships, (avoiding techno speak and meaningless jargon).