PSC’s Client’s from Elite SEM on the Today Show

Congratulations to clients Ben Kirshner, CEO Elite SEM, and Zach Morrison, President Elite SEM, on their terrific segment on the Today Show this morning! It was such a pleasure helping them prepare for this segment on Millennials in the workplace with Al Roker.  Elite SEM is FORTUNE’s Best Workplace for Millennials, MASHABLE #1 Best Tech Companies to Work For, ENTREPRENEUR Best Company Culture, CRAIN’S #1 Best Place to Work in NYC

“Patricia helped cure my fear of public speaking. I wish I met her when I was a teenager! It would have helped me so much more in my professional career. She provided me many tips and tricks to help me get over my fears of speaking in front of large groups and audiences and during interviews...

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3 Public Speaking Secrets

3 Public Speaking Secrets: 

1- The audience believes you’re the expert on the topic, so don’t tell them otherwise.

2-The audience wants you to do well, they’re on your side.

3-They won’t know when you make a mistake, so don’t draw attention to it.

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The Fastest Way to Lose Your Audience

No volume no audience!

When the audience has to work too hard to hear you they will eventually give up. I continue to be amazed by bad sound systems at schools, churches, hotels, corporate auditoriums, and community events. Or the soft spoken speaker who thinks that because they have a microphone they don’t need to speak up and project. Test systems ahead of time to be sure the folks in the back of the room or area can hear loud and clear. Check again once the audience is there. Losing half the audience due to poor sound will create a ripple effect of distractions that will throw off even the folks that can hear.  Soon they’ll all just be waiting for it to be over.

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