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How To Introduce A High-profile Speaker

How To Introduce A High-Profile Speaker Such As A Religious Leader Or Politician: An Example    By Gene Griessman, PhD Recently I was asked to introduce Ken Futch,  a Hall of Fame professional speaker. Afterward Futch told me it was … Continue reading

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Sales: How To Begin A Presentation

What You Say When You Want To Start The Sales Process by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here’s a terrific opener that professional speaker and author Ken Futch recently shared with us. You may be able to use it as a template … Continue reading

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How To Use Humor In A Speech: Jennifer B. Kahnweiler with Ken Futch

What You Say In A Speech: An Interview With Ken Futch by Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, author of The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength Kahnweiler: Where can we find “juicy” material for our own stories? Futch: The best source … Continue reading

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Something New For Your Expletive List: Oh Futch! Instead of saying the seven dirty words such as “Oh f…!” or “Oh sh..!,” or using some juvenile-sounding alternative such as  “Oh fudge,” here’s a new option: “Oh Futch!” “Oh Futch” sounds … Continue reading

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Media Interviews: How To Express An Opinion

“Off the Cuff” Comments If you are asked to express an opinion, but you want to indicate that what you say is not the result of careful research, here’s one way to say it:  “If somebody were to put a … Continue reading

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