Why you should master this powerful influencing tool

The Window to the Soul

Can you remember a time when you met someone for the first time, introduced yourself, shook their hand, looked them in the eye, and they didn’t return the eye contact? How did that feel? If you can remember that scenario happening it was probably awkward and left you feeling like…

The power of congruence in public speaking

Verbal vs Nonverbal

I recently attended a presentation where the speaker started almost every important statement with the words “I think.” He also used phrases like “kind of” several times throughout his presentation with a “basically” and “obviously” thrown in now and then for good measure. He established a good presence with his…

How I found perspective in his final story

His Legacy

A close friend of mine passed away recently. He’s the only friend from college I still had a strong relationship with.

He was so talented and I secretly envied him in so many ways. I respected him as an actor, director, businessman, writer, and most significantly, as a husband and…

How to maximize the impact of your presentation

What’s Your Problem?

I’ve coached public speaking skills for a long time and though delivering an engaging presentation is challenging for many, I’ve found the bigger problem people have is structuring a compelling story.

Most people see a presentation as the information they need to share. The problem is, the information we need…

Think differently about how you prepare your presentations

It Starts With Preparation

The reason most presentations don’t land the way people want them to is not that they weren’t engaging enough with their body language, eye contact, or vocal variety. It’s not because they weren’t confident or skilled enough. It’s most likely because they neglected a crucial part of the process.


Russell Rowe

I’m passionate about helping people become better communicators. Join my community at theroweco.com for tips and insight on becoming a powerful presenter.

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