The ABC's of Speaking

How Anyone Can Improve Their Career By Improving Their Presentation Skills


Not everyone wants to be a professional speaker, but most professionals do have to deliver presentations throughout their career. Anyone can improve the impression they make on an audience if they take a few basic steps in advance of taking the stage.

We have all sat through long and boring talks delivered by people we expected to be more seasoned at speaking at a meeting or conference. If you are a not experienced at giving presentations and do not want to leave the crowd day-dreaming, this RISE session will leave you with immediate actionable tips that you can implement with your next speech.

Thom Singer is a speaking entrepreneur and the author of seven books on the power of business relationships and networking (and a seventh on presentation skills). He has spent over 19 years in sales, marketing, and business development roles with major corporations and AM LAW 100 law firms. He regularly consults with firms and individuals on how to cultivate their personal brands and establish professional connections that will lead to more referral business. Singer is the co-founder of New Year Publishing and runs the company's NYP Speakers Division. He and his wife, Sara, make their home in Austin, Texas, and are the parents of two highly spirited daughters. More information is available at