HUGH CULVER

How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

I have a beef. It started subtly - various phone calls. At first I wasn’t even aware it was happening... I would get questions like “I’ve been speaking for a couple of years. What do I need to do to get more speaking gigs?” Or, “I’m going to write my first book. I...

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Why my blog is pivoting to the business of speaking

Why my blog is pivoting to the business of speaking

I have a confession to make. I have been slowly making a pivot with my blog—I need to come clean. You see, like many speakers, I wear two hats. I get hired to speak to audiences about leading an effective life. That’s what my Think, Plan, Act speech is all about. And...

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Why it’s Time You Started Teaching Online

Why it’s Time You Started Teaching Online

I grew up with a pretty limited view on the world. Men went to work, women raised our children and businesses were run from offices. Safe to say I was wrong on all three accounts. When I entered the world of teaching, first at a university, then later with corporate...

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How To Deliver A Great Speech

How To Deliver A Great Speech

A couple of weeks ago a posted a Slideshare“How to design a great speech”. So far, it’s had almost 10,000 views! In this post I’m expanding on the companion Slideshare, and it’s all about what happens on stage, after you’ve done the design work. Enjoy! How to deliver...

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You ARE an expert (now act like one)

You ARE an expert (now act like one)

When I am coaching experts (speakers, seminar leaders, authors, coaches, on-line marketers) I sometimes have to stop and remind them they ARE an expert. It seems obvious to me, but not always to them. What about you? Do you doubt you are worthy to teach others?...

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