Overview for Never be Boring Again
Never Be Boring Again is unlike any other book on speaking skills. It teaches a breakthrough method that can help you make dynamic business presentations in front of any audience, anytime, anywhere. A powerful story - well told - is your secret to connecting with clients, colleagues and customers. With Doug Stevenson's Story Method, you can become a "magnetic" speaker with the power to attract and hold any audienceâ€™s attention.
Doug Stevenson (Author)
Doug Stevenson gave his first speech at 13 years of age in Boy Scouts. He became a professional actor in his hometown of Chicago at 19 and at 22, hitchhiked to Hollywood where he acted on stage in everything from Snoopy to Shakespeare and in movies, TV and commercials. During his 16 years as a character actor he developed his unique style of physical comedy. His expertise eventually led him to direct plays and teach acting. While in Hollywood, Doug owned a carpentry and remodeling business and a mobile disk jockey company. After 13 years of trying to become a rich and famous movie star, he did what many actors do when they fail to make it in Hollywood â€“ he moved to Colorado Springs and became a real estate broker. Always the entrepreneur, he quickly opened his own brokerage firm, Sherlockâ€™s Homes. While selling homes, Doug discovered the world of professional speaking. He began teaching presentation skills in 1990 and held his first Story Theater Retreat in 1996. He now presents keynotes and training seminars worldwide. He has performed in front of over 1000 audiences as an actor, rock singer, speaker, trainer and author. Dour is the creator of The Story Theater Method for Making Content Come Alive. His articles and interviews have been published in many national publications including Selling Power, Investors Business Daily and Professional Speaker Magazine. He has contributed a monthly column entitled Talk Your Walk for the Denver Business Journal. Doug is a member of the American Society of Training and Development and is Past-President of the Colorado Chapter of the National Speakers Association. He has produced five Story Theater audio albums, as well as the audio and video of his Positive Power of Change keynote.