Reyna Elena spent his precious time typing the message of Congressman Edwin Olivarez’s to a graduating class. He said that the message annihilated the English language. I think the English language is still whole. The problem is not the person’s inability to use the English language. The problem starts in the speakers mindset. They think [...]
Leadership & Personal Mastery
Leaders do not have to achieve personal mastery before they can lead others. But it is very important that leaders pursue personal mastery while leading others. He must learn how to lead himself.
Filipinos love to say "Bayan muna bago ang sarili" which is a call to serve the country first before self. This results to our schools producing more patriots than people who are proud of who they are. Personal mastery can help us become more Filipino. Personal mastery can help us become more tao.
May these posts help us develop our sense of personal mastery. Please share your ideas and join the discussion in the comment section. Send me emails when you have questions or some big ideas to share.
Filipino speakers must understand this: even if you start late, you have to finish on time, or even earlier. You are not paid to speak for two hours. You are invited to make a difference. When the speaker who spoke before you over extended the discussion of his topic because of poor time management, find [...]
Effective public speaking requires preparation. Impromptu speeches are products of your stores knowledge- what you have read, what you have seen, what you have heard,—in short, what you actually know, furnishes the available material for your use. Impromptu speaking is not really “unprepared speech” for your material is life and your preparation has been years. [...]
Because you want to deliver compelling impromptu speeches, I am sharing with you these ideas. Remember this: when people ask you questions, they are not after your speed. Impromptu speaking is not a quick-draw competition. Think of your compelling message. When asked to comment on something, assigned to give a talk, or requested to teach others, you [...]
EVERYDAY LEADERS MUST MASTER PRESENTATION skills.There are strategies that ordinary people like you and I can master to improve our idea-selling abilities. For example, you can find good books to each you how to become a dynamic presenter. Dr. Brad McRae and David Brooks in their book The Seven Strategies of Master Presenters asserted that [...]
You can become a better leader everyday. The following are seven steps you can start doing now. 1. Be a lifelong learner. You’ll never know everything there is to know about your job. Make a point to learn something new everyday. It is said that one has to invest 10,000 hours to his craft to [...]
Guest speakers who focus on purpose, result, and action are more likely to become successful in guest speaking than those who get themselves busy with tasks and tricks. The audience want you to enlighten them. You are not a stage performer, you are a difference maker. A client asked me what made me different to [...]
The art of speaking is so simple that it is difficult. There is a wrong impression that in order to make a successful speech you must have unusual natural talent in addition to long, arduous, and disciplined study. Do you, when asked to make a speech, fear the very idea of speaking ? I know [...]
Invite yourself to guest speak. That does not sound right I know, but I mean it. If you have something to say and the world does not seem to notice you, tell them that you have something to say. Search for organizations which are likely to get speakers. Look for two people: the president and [...]