Category: Speaking

  • Your Speaker Bio Should Be Friendly

    The purpose of a speaker bio is to appeal to both the conference members who choose your talk pitch and the attendees to attend. Be friendly so that your session will be well attended. When you are friendly, you are approachable. It means you smile, use humor, talk about yourself, and are open to conversations…

  • Keynote at WordCamp Raleigh: Let’s Talk about Whole Health

    If you’re to volunteer in the Open Source Movement or the WordPress Project, your whole health — physical, emotional, and financial — need to be a priority. I was honored to be the keynote at WordCamp Raleigh in 2018 on this subject. Special thanks to Pressable for sending me. They were also my client at…

  • Believability and Passion: A Tip for Speakers

    Speaking at a conference? Teaching a class? Giving a presentation? Ask yourself the following questions: Why? How? What? Who? Why: Why were you asked to speak? Why are you giving the presentation? Why should we know this information? Why should we believe you?