15 Ways To Keep Your Speaking Inspiring and Creative

Written by Catherine Franz

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8. Talk with a friend about your topic to flesh out ideas, titles, and content. Tape-recordrepparttar conversation so you don’t miss anything. You would be surprised at how much we think we hear and how we actually do.

9. Write an email to a friend to tell him or her what you want to accomplish. If you are stuck, say so and ask for help.

10. Check in with your vibrational energy and do something to switch it into high gear. Take a shower. Go for a walk or dance naked inrepparttar 107938 moonlight.

11. Hire someone to transcribe your recording so that you can stay focused onrepparttar 107939 creative end ofrepparttar 107940 speaking.

12. Authentic, flat-out, raw laughter freesrepparttar 107941 psyche and opensrepparttar 107942 creativity process.

13. Find a setting with lots of trees and flowers and feel nature. Ifrepparttar 107943 weather permits, take off your shoes and socks and feelrepparttar 107944 grass between your toes. Nature has a way of freeing our spirit to letrepparttar 107945 flow out of our best material.

14. If you are used to practicing your speak in a quiet place, create noise and practice. You will learn to speak with distractions.

15. Go for a quiet leisurely drive and practice your vowels outlook expand your voice range.

That was exciting, wasn’t it? Post this list in a conspicuous place so that it is readily available when needed. Do one or two of these daily to keep your thought process clear and attracting. Your audience is waiting.

(c) Copyright 2005, Catherine Franz. All rights reserved.

Catherine Franz, a Professional Marketing & Writing Coach, specializes in product development, Internet writing and marketing, nonfiction, training. Newsletters and articles available at: http://www.abundancecenter.com blog: http://abundance.blogs.com

On St. Valentine's Day, Or Any Romantic Interlude, Woo Your Sweetheart With Chocolates, Roses ... AND A Leadership Talk

Written by Brent Filson

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If you want to win or sustainrepparttar fondness of a loved one, a Leadership Talk may just make it happen.

Mixing leadership and love may seem like mixing apples and oranges. But great leadership and love share common elements. For one thing, when you are wooing your lover, you may be takingrepparttar 107937 lead. And for another, using a Leadership Talk, you're fostering a deep, heartfelt relationship -- as great leadership often does.

Here are a few pointers on giving a Leadership Talk that you can put into effect this Valentine's Day or any other interlude for love. Before you speak, simply ask three questions: Do you knowrepparttar 107938 needs of your lover? Can you bring deep belief torepparttar 107939 relationship? And can you have your lover take action? If you say ‘no' to any one of those questions, you can't give a Leadership Talk.

The questions apply to lovers as well. To foster a deep, human emotional relationship, you must know what your sweetheart needs,repparttar 107940 deep belief you bring torepparttar 107941 relationship, and finally,repparttar 107942 action you want your sweetheart to take.

However,repparttar 107943 questions are not meant to be stumbling blocks to your Leadership Talk but stepping stones. If you answer ‘no', step back and assess your situation. Think through what you might say so that you can ‘yes' to each question. Then speak. Give a Leadership Talk. And, byrepparttar 107944 way, don't forgetrepparttar 107945 chocolates and roses. ============================ 2005 © The Filson Leadership Group, Inc. All rights reserved. =============================

The author of 23 books, Brent Filson's recent books are, THE LEADERSHIP TALK: THE GREATEST LEADERSHIP TOOL and 101 WAYS TO GIVE GREAT LEADERSHIP TALKS. For more than 20 years, he has been helping leaders of top companies worldwide get audacious results. Sign up for his free leadership e-zine and get a free white paper: "49 Ways To Turn Action Into Results," at www.actionleadership.com

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