Author: Rob Christeson

Book Review: On Hold

With the Toastmasters Conference this weekend, this week's book review will be a couple of days late....stay [...]

The Drive to Topeka

I just received Darren LaCroix's two new CDs, Secrets from a World Champion Speaker Coach and Speak Outside of Your Club for Fun, Profit, and Club Building. [...]

Book Review: What the Dog Saw

Over the past week or so, I've been reading the CD version of Malcolm Gladwell's newest book, What the Dog Saw in my car. If you're a fan of Gladwell's, you [...]

Speaking about ACE your Conclusion

Wednesday evening I gave an 8-minute speech titled ACE your Conclusion for my Toastmaster's club, the Boeing Acievers #3990. Take a look right here. The [...]

Book Review: Book Yourself Solid

"The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling" is the subtitle for the [...]

Change of Focus

It's been a fun 80+ days of updating my blog every day, but the time has come to adjust my focus on this topic. After tomorrow, I won't be doing updates each [...]

Writing tips: Don’t bury the lead

In journalism, they have a phrase I like: "Don't bury the lead". It's a lot like the phrase "get to the point" in speaking, with some important [...]


Do you want to ACE your next speech, presentation, or interview? If so, use the A.C.E method to help with your preparation and execution. While no methodology [...]

Four Aces of Speechwriting

Tuesday was a good day to be Rob. It was probably a good day to be you too, but that's not the point. I had the opportunity to talk to my friend and fellow [...]

Speaking Tips: It’s okay to listen

What is one of the most difficult skills to improve on as a speaker? If you read the title you probably guessed it. Without a doubt, the toughest speaking [...]