public speaking

33 Public Speaking Tips to Keep Your Audience from Falling Asleep – SPI TV, Ep. 16

I snuck into an empty room while at New Media Expo to film 33 public speaking tips to help you stop your audience from falling asleep the next time you're on stage presenting in front of a group of people...

SPI 141: The Biggest Lessons I Learned from 2014, and How We’re Going to Crush 2015

I know it's Christmas, but it's Thursday (my normal podcast publication date) and I couldn't help but reflect on 2014 and give you the biggest lessons I learned, and how we're totally going to crush it next year. You with me? Here we go!

How to Use FREE In Your Business to Get More Traffic, Subscribers and Customers (Pat’s 2013 NMX Presentation)

Today I'm incredibly excited to share a full-length video recording of my presentation from New Media Expo this past January! The presentation is about the power of using FREE in your business and exactly how and why it should be used, by everyone, to get more traffic, subscribers and customers. Not only is the session packed [...]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading, Watching and Listening to Lately

I'm currently working on a hardcore, start to finish podcasting tutorial! I've already put in over 15 hours of work into writing and recording this tutorial, but I have much more to do so it's going to take a while before it's published. You can, however, watch the first video in the series of videos [...]

My First Public Speaking Experience at the Financial Blogger Conference 2011

"There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave." -- Dale Carnegie This past weekend I attended the 1st ever Financial Blogger Conference in Chicago and had the privilege and honor of being invited to give a presentation to the 250 [...]

What I’m Reading Right Now – Stand and Deliver

As many of you know, I have a couple of speaking gigs coming up in the near future: A presentation at the Financial Blogger's Conference in Chicago in early October, and A presentation at Blog World Expo in Los Angeles in early November. I'm very honored to be speaking at both of these wonderful events, [...]