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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Forbes

Public Speaking: You're Doing It Wrong
Forbes
"I don't want to memorize my speech because I'll come across as too robotic." I hear this myth repeated regularly from the executives I coach as they prepare to give presentations. They're always surprised to learn that I spent nearly 200 hours ...


Observer

3 Last Minute Public Speaking Hacks to Make You Look Confident and Calm
Observer
The clock is ticking. You are only 30 minutes away from giving your first ever presentation to your new company's board. You've done the preparation and you've checked over your PowerPoint twice. You've rehearsed the whole thing out loud. Then, just to ...


Public Speaking Ignites an Unexpected Spark
Education Week (blog)
To ignite is to light a spark. In education, an ignite speech is one that, in a brief amount of time, five minutes, exposes an audience to a series of images and a thoughtful, succinct talk that should inspire them in some way. As an anxious speaker, I ...


Agawam, MA: Public Speaking Open House by Speech Weavers Toastmasters
Connecticut Magazine
The Benefits of Knowing how to Conduct a Successful Evaluation and Provide Constructive Feedback, Plus Special Table Topics with Evaluations. Led by 2009 World Champion of Public Speaking Mark Hunter. Doing evaluations and providing constructive ...


Alton Telegraph

Godfrey, Jerseyville 4-H members place in club's public speaking contest
Alton Telegraph
JERSEYVILLE — 4-H members participated in the annual 4-H Public Speaking Contest on Tuesday, May 15 at Farm Credit in Jerseyville. 4-H members participating in this contest were, in formal speech, Dinah Slusser of Jerseyville; and in original works, ...


PR Daily

Infographic: How to recover from a public speaking memory lapse
PR Daily
That's why it's advisable to keep an emergency public speaking icebreaker in your back pocket. “How about that (local sports team/weather/hot pop culture thing), huh?” Try a bit of banter until you regain your train of thought. Ask the audience a question.


Reno Gazette Journal

Afraid of public speaking? Here are some tips: Cerocke
Reno Gazette Journal
It has been said many times over that most people fear public speaking more than death. If you ever have had to stand in front of a group of your peers at 7 a.m. to give a speaking presentation, you know the feeling all too well. I spoke to an ...


Burnaby Now

Burnaby students top French public speaking contest
Burnaby Now
A Burnaby French immersion student ready to tackle tough social issues has won first place in a provincial public speaking competition for the second year in a row. Last year, Moscrop Secondary's Sarra Pirmohamed took top spot in the Grade 9 French ...


5 Presentation Tips for People Who Fear Public Speaking
JDJournal.com
80% of the battle when it comes to public speaking is knowing what you're going to say and feeling confident in your speech. Make sure your notes are easy to read and well organized and then practice, practice, practice. You may not want to, thinking ...


NTV

Professor uses virtual reality to help students with public speaking
NTV
Transitioning from the standard way of public speaking to speaking to a virtual audience is what Dr. Perlich says makes it so exciting. "For the first few seconds it could be overwhelming with so much change, but once they've had that gear on they get ...

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SOS - Goal Setting

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You Too Can Be A Public Speaker

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How To Write Powerful Presentations, Speeches And Talks

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