Three Reasons Speakers Fail to Hit the Mark

by Patricia Fripp & Jeff Davidson

Making a connection with your audience is vital in delivering a successful presentation. And in order to make a connection, it's important to get into the habit of doing your homework before each speech. The following are three common reasons that presentations don't have the outcome you may expect, along with the remedies that can easily be applied.

Little Things Really Do Mean a Lot

by Mike Moore

Last summer I was driving alone through northern Ontario, Canada on my way to Lake Superior country for my annual solo camping trip. I do this once a year to find solitude and peace in the beauty of nature and to recharge my emotional batteries.

The Platinum Rule® Gives You the Power to Convert More Leads Into More Sales

by Ron Finklestein

In this two-part series, learn why The Golden Rule is lackluster in comparison to The Platinum Rule® when it comes to gaining more speaking business.

About Our Name

Yes, we know there's a difference between a lectern and a podium. A lectern is the stand upon which a speaker can hold their notes. It often holds the microphone. A podium is the platform. A stage.

Our name, Behind the Podium is meant to convey that there's a lot that happens backstage, before a speaker ever gets in front of an audience. Behind the Podium can give you, the reader, some insight about how a speaker got to the podium, and what they're doing behind the scenes.

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