15 Tips For Making A Great Speech

1. Listen to your internal dialog. 2. Visualize a positive out come. 3. It's not all your fault. 4. Do you believe in your message, do you have something to say? 5. Look at your audience as an extension of your family. 6. Prepare a good introduction and conclusion. Open... Read More

How To Write Powerful Presentations, Speeches And Talks

Most of us get nervous about making a speech, whether it's to 2000 convention delegates or a PTA meeting at our child's school. Often, though, people find that's the worst part of the whole process - the anticipation. The reality is often a lot easier to handle and can even... Read More

Using Your Natural Style On Stage

We were both speakers at the same convention presenting on the same day-but what a difference. I am tall, while she's short. I am a magnetic speaker-I draw people in with stories and examples. She's a dynamic speaker- humorous and vivacious. We both were hits-the audience loved us. How... Read More

13 Publicity Tips for Professional Speakers

In a funk because other speakers seem to be snagging all the media attention? It's time to start claiming your share. Here are a baker's dozen of tips that will boost your publicity efforts and help you finally get noticed.1. Every time you speak before a group, offer to submit... Read More

You Too Can Be A Public Speaker

Have you ever watched a speaker and said, "Wow, I wish I could speak like that"? or "That person was just so wonderful. I could never do that." Well, I've got some good news for you. You too can be a public speaker. Public speaking is a learned skill, so... Read More

What is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters.... Toastmasters....What is Toastmasters?Is it a bunch of guys in stuffed shirts & suits standing around and pontificating about people. Is it a secret society where everyone looks furtively from side to side before giving the secret handshake? Is it a cooking class where everyone brings in their breadmaker and... Read More

Time Management

I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date. No time to say "hello", "goodbye", I'm late, I'm late, I'm late!Have you ever felt like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland? Rushing from one thing to the next with no time to rest or relax? If so, perhaps what... Read More

SOS - Goal Setting

... --- ... SOS This is the traditional seafaring emergency call to "Save Our Ship!" - to rush first aid to a sinking vessel. On land - and in daily life - it stands, simply, for "HELP!" Until I read this recently, I never really knew exactly what it stood... Read More

Fear

FearOf what am I afraid, you ask. Of myself, I answer. The self I have hidden deep down inside, the one I'm afraid you won't like, the one I sometimes don't like either.I'm afraid that parts of this self will rise to the surface and I won't be able to... Read More

Does Uptalk Make you Upchuck?

Uptalk is invading the work place and is reaching epidemic proportions. It's that singsong speech pattern that has a rising inflection at the end of sentence. It sounds like the speaker is asking a question instead of making a declaration. Once the exclusive domain of teens, it is now... Read More

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Public Speaking  Gazette
Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member Places at State in Public Speaking  Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Live Coronavirus News Updates  The New York Times
Boost Your Public Speaking Skills  American Libraries
Practical Tips for Better Public Speaking  Advertising Specialty Institute
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15 Tips For Making A Great Speech

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Speech Training - Building Your Voice, Tips from a Professional

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How to Polish Your Speaking Skills: Its Time for T.I.P.S.

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If You Arent a Little Nervous, You Arent Paying Attention

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How To Dramatically Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

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Ethics in Speaking: A Practical Point of View

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Getting Yourself Known

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Get Speaking

On a recent Sunday evening, I watched a friend 'graduate'... Read More

What Makes A Great Presenter?

Every day millions of people around the world make a... Read More

To Insure Success in Speaking: Anticipate

We all know that to be a careful driver on... Read More

How to Promote yourself as a Speaker on the Web

Why use the web for promoting your speaking engagements?Most people... Read More

Internet Marketing and Public Speaking: Seven Steps to a Successful Murder Board

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How VALUABLE is Your Speaking Topic?

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Be a Guest Speaker and Attract Business

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Let Your Appearance Speak for You, Not Against You!

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Youre Making Me Nervous

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How Authors Can Get a Free Promotional Tour

I was a celebrity lecture agent in the college and... Read More

How to Give a Speech Without Dying

Two of the top fears of most people are dying... Read More

Foreign Translations of Your Talk - How Do You Ensure Your Message is Delivered Properly?

There are a number of possibilities as to how this... Read More

Does Uptalk Make you Upchuck?

Uptalk is invading the work place and is reaching epidemic... Read More

Speak to Be Heard and Understood

Use your voice to your advantage. One of your main... Read More

Are You Talking the Talk?

"More learning occurs through emotion than through intellect" C.S. LewisEven... Read More

Five Tired, Worn Out Speaking Cliches

The subject of public speaking is riddled with tired, worn... Read More

Speakers Learn How to Define Your Niche

This is one of the hardest things speakers have to... Read More