A motivational speaker employs a variety of speaking techniques to persuade an audience and get them to act on the speaker’s message. A motivational speaker can change the lives of people and the path of corporations with just the power of their words. Let’s take a look at the traits that make a good motivational speaker.
A motivational speaker, also known as an inspirational speaker, is a person whose speeches inspire and motivate an audience. Modern motivational speakers are involved in career discussions and personal development, team character formation, entrepreneurial skill development, coaching, mentoring, ethics and corporate culture evaluation, etc.
It might look easy, but the ability to engage an audience is a skill that’s difficult to master. Even naturally gifted public speakers understand that it takes practice to master the art of speaking in public and having an audience hang on your every word.
Whether you like it or not, you will need to speak in public if you wish to climb the corporate ladder. …
Virtual events have seen a huge boost in popularity over the last couple of years, for obvious reasons.
As a result, getting to grips with promoting a virtual event has become an important skill for anyone presenting at an event in the near future. So how do you promote a virtual event as a speaker to ensure your presentation is sold out and the event is a success?
Presenting at a virtual event is a great opportunity to reach new audiences, and that starts before the event itself:
Many underestimate and overlook public speaking as an efficient technique for scaling a business. They fail to account for the essential aspect of networking to grow a business. With the help of public speaking, you get to stamp your brand’s mark on the industry, which in turn, helps your brand’s voice resound across different platforms.
Landing paid speaking gigs also means that you get to travel, expenses paid, and network with influential people in your industry. You may be thinking that guest-speaking gigs are the realm of CEOs and famous people, however, this is far from the case. …
The new normal calls for new tools and platforms to deliver events. Meeting online is not new to anyone, but transferring all aspects of our social life into the virtual world surely demands a change in the way we interact. The mission of event platforms over the past year has been to make this transition as seamless as possible. Most have successfully managed it and have created virtual experiences that go beyond what we could have imagined a few years ago. On the one hand, the novelty of event platforms appeals to participants and has made them want to explore…
If you were asked to name a memorable speech off the top of your head, if you’re an American, there’s a huge chance that Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” will come to mind. Over the years, many activists and speeches have come and gone, but this iconic speech still rings loudly in our ears.
You’re probably thinking, what makes this one speech so powerful and memorable? Was it his speechwriter? His delivery?
Well, a major factor was the way Luther King included vivid and metaphorical language to touch the hearts of his listeners.
The move online has brought about the emergence of a whole new environment that organizers, participants, and sponsors could explore and engage with. Some real-life formats have been translated into the digital world, some others have been reinvented to fit in. Either way, it’s safe to say that virtual, but most of all hybrid, events have redefined social interaction and networking within an event.
Participants were probably the ones that benefited most from this, but these changes also offered sponsors new opportunities to reach a wider and more diverse audience and engage with it beyond the timeframe and context of…
Finding a keynote speaker for your event can be challenging.
There are many types of speakers out there, and it’s essential to find someone qualified and experienced enough, someone, whose background, presentation style, and expertise align with your goals and meet your expectations.
In this post, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to finding and booking the perfect keynote speaker for your next conference, meeting, or any other event.
A keynote speaker is someone who is given ample time to speak at an event. They’re often the ones who open the main session and have the most impact on the audience.
Sponsors have never been easy to get on board, and going virtual at the beginning of 2020, has not exactly made things easier for event organizers. In the meantime, many have come to see that hybrid and virtual events have a lot to offer in terms of promotion. Studies now report that almost 80% of corporate sponsors are interested in virtual or hybrid events, provided that they offer some form of interaction.
In a sea of uncertainty, the business world has had its challenges too. As some industries have grown and others have unexpectedly plummeted, the financial sector has had to think up alternatives. It’s safe to say that despite reports looking slightly better than for other industries, 2020 was not the best year for the business and financial sector.
Consumer habits have changed considerably and continue to be unpredictable. This means that the demand for some products dropped while for others it skyrocketed. Some hit the jackpot, some drew the short straw. It was a year of repositioning oneself within the…