When it comes to preparing and writing a speech, many of us do not know where to start, where to finish, how to say things, indeed how not to say things. This is especially true when we are talking about someone who we have to speak about, someone who is the center of attention, such as the Bride and / or Groom at a wedding. For the people who have to speak about them (usually their Mum or Dad and the Bestman); this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to stand up and tell them how great, wonderful and special they are in the company of old friends…but how do you share this effectively and professionally? With a story! Read more

You’ve been asked to deliver a speech or there is an occasion coming up that you have to speak at. There is no way out of it, you have to sit down, write and prepare a speech that will please everyone and that you will be proud of. So, what are the five things you should be focusing on when writing a speech? There are so many things to think about, what to say, what not to say, how do I say what I want to say, so many questions, where do I start in writing this speech? Read more