How to Craft and Deliver Captivating Presentations

craft a story that steals the show

You’re great at writing copy, articles, and other long-form content. But do you stare blankly at the computer screen when it comes time to write a speech?

Maybe it’s because you are nervous about actually giving the speech live — which produces much more anxiety than clicking “publish” to make a blog post go live.

You can always go back and edit the post if you find a mistake or get an idea that will improve it. You can’t do that when giving a speech, though.

Once the words come out of your mouth, they’re out there and the moment is gone. And when giving a speech, the only thing that matters is the moment when all eyes are on you.

In this post, I’m going to address how to create content that is ready for prime time and how to be ready to steal the show when it’s your moment.

You’ll find these topics and more detailed in my new book, Steal the Show.

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After You Read this Article You’ll Forget It (at least the first half)

Cover of Book Yourself Solid Illustrated

You will have trouble remembering what I’ve written in this article — the first half at least.


Because it’s all words. There’s nothing to see. Nothing visually illustrating the concepts I share and the points I attempt to make.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ll try my best to help you understand what I’m saying; that’s the goal … but it’s an uphill battle.

I’ll use the visual tools at my disposal, like short, punchy sentences separated by whitespace and bold to highlight important phrases. Good copywriters are masterful at this.

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