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

In The News:

10 tips to improve your public speaking skills  Accounting TodayDo you suffer from glossophobia? You may be unfamiliar with the term, but if you're one of the 25 percent of Americans who have a fear of public speaking, you ...
The Many Ways Public Speaking Increases Your Visibility  ForbesThe next time you consider an invitation to speak, don't stop at the size of the room when you think about your potential audience. The potential scope and ...
10 public speaking tips that really work – not just for startup pitches  EU-StartupsPublic speaking can be a frightening task, and maybe you are one of the many that simply avoids it. Speaking in public is a broad topic that is not limited only to ...
How to master public speaking and boost your career  Siliconrepublic.comIf you can brush up on your public speaking skills, you'll open yourself up to a bevy of professional opportunities.
Oil sector’s Brexit plans, leading the electric car charge and public speaking is no joke  The Irish TimesBusiness Today: the best news, analysis and comment from The Irish Times business desk.
If You Are Afraid of Public Speaking, Follow This Advice  RealClearLifeRealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and established men. Sign up to get the best of InsideHook's ...
Legion's Public Speaking Contest  Wawa-news.comSeveral students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) took part in the Legion's public speaking contest. Each participant presented their well-prepared speech leaving ...
FOCUS trains female candidates on public speaking skills | Malawi 24 - Malawi news  Malawi24Female candidates in Karonga district have been challenged to articulate and practice issue based politics throughout the campaign period ahead of the May.
The art of public speaking, according to slam poets  QuartzAt 20 and 26 respectively, Aranya Johar and Emtithal Mahmoud have already reached millions of people with their words.
Ben Lowry: Brave pupils try the tricky art of public speaking at Edgar Graham memorial event  Belfast NewsletterIt was wonderful to see school pupils at Stormont stand up to speak in the Edgar Graham memorial public speaking competition on Wednesday night.
Meet the "Rockstar of Public Speaking" Vusi Thembekwayo  East Coast RadioHe's young, talented, and a global speaker. He's also going to be speaking at the upcoming East Coast Radio Business Breakfast. We find out more about Vusi ...
Public speaking: 7 common mistakes  Fast CompanyWhether it's casual conversation, or a formal presentation, chances are you are making some of these common speaking mistakes. Here's how to avoid them.
Limiting Public Speaking Times? No Right Answer, But a Wrong One  Santa Monica Daily PressBy Michael Feinstein. One of the great things about Santa Monica's civic process is the high level of community participation. One of its greatest challenges is ...
Are you a lawyer with public speaking anxiety? You are not alone  ABA JournalWhile researching fear in lawyering, I read Mastering Fear, a book by former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb. In the book, he describes his friend Neil Amonson, ...
Encouraging Diversity in Public Speaking, Performance Marketing and Next Steps  PerformanceINHere are the key takeaways from the PerformanceIN, Acceleration Partners and Connected Path webinar on encouraging diversity in public speaking at PI LIVE ...
How to rock public speaking like a pro  Bangor Daily NewsAs it turns out, with a little bit of preparation and a desire to do well, anyone can speak with confidence in front of a crowd.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...
Semi-final phase of Azerbaijan Public Speaking Competition finalized [PHOTO]  MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Laman Ismayilova. The semi-final phase of Azerbaijan Public Speaking Competition came to an endon March 2-3. Azerbaijan Public ...
Six Awarded Public Speaking Prizes in Annual Competition  Hamilton College NewsSix students were awarded prizes in three categories in the annual Public Speaking Competition on Saturday, March 2, in the Chapel. The finalists were chos.
New LI club helps kids with public speaking  NewsdayAriana Levin, 15, of Huntington Station, has an unusual way of memorizing speeches that she must present: She turns the words into lyrics and sings the tune to ...
Book on public speaking released at Dubai LitFest  Gulf TodayDUBAI: Radio personality Richard Dean launched a groundbreaking new book on public speaking – 'Crowdpleaser: the 100 greatest public speaking tips of all ...
Art of public speaking explored during lecture at University of Wolverhampton  expressandstar.comPublic speaking was the focus of a guest lecture by the literary editor of The Spectator in Wolverhampton.
Swampscott students show off public speaking chops  Wicked LocalIn Swampscott, public speaking students present what they learn to adult guests.
Weyburn 4-H Beef Club has public speaking contest  Weyburn ReviewThe Weyburn 4-H Beef Club has been busy in the new year. The club's public speaking event was held on Feb. 6. The members had some extremely good ...
Mine your mind for the data to drive your career  Science MagazineIn this installment of Your Unicorn Career, our columnist explains how collecting data about yourself is key for career planning and development.
Charleston Day School students put their public speaking skills to the test  WCBD News 2CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) - Elementary school students put their public speaking skills to the test on Friday.
Solon native’s Speeko app designed to improve how you speak  Iowa City Press CitizenInspired by a panic attack in rhetoric class at the U of Iowa, Speeko co-founder Nico Aguilar is using technology to help others speak better.
Should Mueller Speak Out About Barr?  The BulwarkAfter two years, the Mueller report is finished, and almost everything we've heard about it so far is good news for President Trump. The twin drumbeats of the ...
Area students bring 'A-game' to public speaking competition (3 photos)  SooToday.comTopics ranging from embarrassing parents and girl power to Autism draw praise from school board.
Dominican Convent High School wins public speaking competition  ChronicleSharon Buwerimwe, Chronicle Reporter. DOMINICAN Convent High School is this year's winner of the Bulawayo public speaking competition. The event was ...
Donate blood, practice public speaking and more this week in Dufferin  Orangeville BannerLooking for something to do this week? Here's a few helpful ideas, check it out.
Sacred Heart students learn literature, public speaking through play production  The Morning SunA group of sixth grade students are partaking in one teacher's tradition by acting in a Shakespearian play.
Four West Virginia Supreme Court Justices Speaking this Week  West Virginia Public BroadcastingFour West Virginia Supreme Court justices are speaking at a meeting this week. They will speak Tuesday at the West Virginia Bar Association's Bench &
Richard Ayson wins Orillia youth public speaking contest  Simcoe.comGuardian Angels Catholic Women's League held their Mary Matthews Public Speaking Contest Feb. 4.
Island students sweep Legion zone public speaking competition  Manitoulin ExpositorESPANOLA—In an impressive display of oratory prowess, students from Manitoulin Island took top prizes in the Royal Canadian Legion Zone H3 Public ...
VIDEO: Notre Dame student wins public speaking competition with brilliant performance comparing schools with prison  Southwark NewsA student from Notre Dame Secondary School won the Southwark regional final of Jack Petchey's 'Speak Out' Challenge last night with a blistering social ...
Area cadet squadron hosts public speaking competition in Richmond Hill  yorkregion.comOn Feb. 21, Richmond Hill High School's cafeteria was filled with more than 220 cadets, SSC members, officers, parents and special guests, for the 2019 ...
Island students win big at Legion public speaking competition  Manitoulin ExpositorESPANOLA—Four Manitoulin Island students took first place in their respective divisions at the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Zone H-3 Public Speaking ...
Kootenay air cadets compete in public speaking competition  Castlegar NewsTen air cadets from the Kootenay region participated in an effective speaking competition, with a member from Castlegar taking the top honours to move on to ...
Cambodia International Debate and Public Speaking CHAMPIONSHIP  The Phnom Penh PostWhat is CamDEBATE? The Cambodia International Debate & Public Speaking Championship Series (CamDEBATE) is a premiere platform for professional ...
4-H County Public Speaking contest held | News  Union Springs HeraldOn Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Bullock County Office held its “Speak-Up Alabama” county 4-H Public Speaking ...
Public Speaking contest winners announced at RGV Livestock Show  Rio Grande GuardianMERCEDES, RGV – The three winners of the Public Speaking contest at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show have been announced. They are: 2019 Grand ...
UMD student groups criticize SGA president for speaking at AIPAC  The DiamondbackMultiple University of Maryland activist organizations have voiced their disapproval of SGA president Jonathan Allen's speech at a pro-Israel conference.
Israel Lobby Convenes in Washington Amid Fraying Bipartisanship and Rising Tension  The New York TimesWASHINGTON — More than 18,000 activists will converge in Washington on Sunday for the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, ...
Local 4-H students show strength 2019 Upper Eight Public Speaking contest  The TomahawkJohnson County students Gavin Curd (4th grade), Lexi Mullins (5th grade), Elijah Lewis (6th grade) and. Rhiannon Wentworth (7th grade) smile while ...
Executive Order Ties Research Funding To Free Speech Guarantee  NPRIn a move that appeared aimed at what some view as a growing trend of political correctness on college campuses, President Trump signed an executive order ...
Ardern says she will never speak name of Christchurch suspect  The GuardianJacinda Ardern has said she will render the person accused over the Christchurch terrorist attack “nameless” and urged the public to speak the victims' names ...
Conquer Your Fear Of Public Speaking With These 5 Tips  ForbesPublic speaking is the single most difficult task in many people's professional lives, but it doesn't necessarily have to be this way. Use these five practical tips to ...
The Secrets to Becoming a High-Income Public Speaker  EntrepreneurThis article is written by Jason Capital, best-selling author of “Higher Status,” millionaire copywriter, and an Advisor in The Oracles. Public speaking is one of the ...
Don't Wait For A Keynote To Invest In Public Speaking Training  EntrepreneurAfter launching my communication strategy firm, I continue to be shocked at clients reaching out a week before their big keynote to get help with public speaking.
Afraid of public speaking? This is what the experts say  The GuardianFrom 'pitch coaches' to TED talkers, there's an industry of self-help books about public speaking. What can we learn from the professionals?
The Famous Vegan YouTuber Who Was Viciously Shamed For Being Caught Eating Meat Is Now Defending Herself  BuzzFeed NewsYovana Mendoza, better known as Rawvana, told BuzzFeed News her "intentions are and always have been good." She just wants to eat what she wants ...
Public Speaking Doesn't Have To Be So Scary  ForbesDiscover how to overcome your fear of speaking in front of a crowd.
How To Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety  ForbesTo attract high-paying clients, the number one strategy is public speaking. Therefore, it pays to find ways to overcome the natural fear of public speaking.
After Years Of Abuse By Priests, #NunsToo Are Speaking Out  NPRIn February, Pope Francis acknowledged a longstanding dirty secret in the Roman Catholic Church — the sexual abuse of nuns by priests. It's an issue that had ...
Here's How To Get Better At Public Speaking  ForbesWhether you give a presentation at work or appear in interview with a group of people, you will have to do some form of public speaking at some point in your life ...
Master the Art of Public Speaking for Less Than $20  EntrepreneurIf you've ever been recruited to deliver a public speech, someone likely gave you a particular tip before you got behind the podium: Picture your audience in their ...
8 Meghan Markle Speeches That Inspire Me to Be a Better Public Speaker and Person  POPSUGAR AustraliaMeghan Markle has inspired me in a lot of ways over the past few years (I wear slim turtlenecks now!), but none bigger than with her sincere, powerful, and.
Improve Your Public Speaking Skills in Just Two Hours, And for Less Than $20  EntrepreneurWhen you think about it, public speaking is a lot like dying: everyone dreads the inevitable moment they have to do it themselves. Sure, it's not as scary as sharks ...
Warren Buffett Took a Public-Speaking Course, and So Should You  EntrepreneurOne expert-led course is currently on sale in the Entrepreneur Store for less than $20.
Kirsten Gillibrand, Outside a Trump Hotel, Calls the President a ‘Coward’  The New York TimesSenator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, speaking outside a Trump-branded high-rise in Manhattan on Sunday, launched a frontal attack on President Trump, ...
Suzy Welch: The fool-proof public speaking tip that will make you sound like a pro  CNBCPublic speaking can be frustrating, anxiety-producing, or, for some, downright terrifying. Bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch ...
6 Ways to Grow Your Public Speaking Business  EntrepreneurInternationally renowned keynote speaker Adam Smiley Poswolsky shares his advice on growing a public speaking profile.
Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking for Less Than $20  EntrepreneurLearn how to engage audiences of all sizes with tips from a bestselling author and veteran actress.
Coaching Professionals Bust 13 Common Public Speaking Myths  ForbesMany people are nervous about public speaking, especially if they don't have much experience. However, following the wrong tips can make your presentation ...
12 Public Speaking Tips To Make Your Speech More Impactful  Forbes NowThere are few more impactful ways to grow and enhance your personal brand than a public speaking engagement.
These are the 4 reasons you suck at public speaking (and how to fix them)  Fast CompanyFrom not knowing your audience to rehearsing too much, chances are if public speaking makes you nervous you are likely making some of these mistakes.
What I Learned About Public Speaking From Starting My First Speaking Tour  EntrepreneurJust two months ago, I kicked off something I've never done before: a speaking tour. Based on my book Her Big Idea, my talk wrestles with big questions ...
Hate public speaking? These affordable online classes can help squash your nerves.  MashableTake a baby step into the world of public speaking with these online courses.
Seven Ways To Make Public Speaking Less Scary (And More Profitable)  ForbesPublic speaking can be daunting, but in the business world, it's invaluable. It enhances your standing as a leader, inside and outside your company.
3 Public Speaking Tips Inspired by Stand-Up Comedy  HBR.org DailyPublic speaking is so stressful for so many people that it is routinely used as a stress manipulation in psychological studies. Tell undergrads they have 10 ...
Wringing the Fear out of Public Speaking  EntrepreneurI am a public speaker and a book author. Many times, when traveling on business, I meet people on planes who, finding out what I do, say, “Oh, I could never do ...
Five Important Tips To Ace Public Speaking  Youth IncorporatedA public speaking workshop identified that Public Speaking is comprised of 7% *Content*, 38% of your voice, and 55% of your body language.
How Public Speaking Can Help You Find Your Own Meaning  ForbesFind meaning and you'll find happiness. The road may be difficult, but the destination is success.
How to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking  Business News DailyPublic speaking is a nerve-wracking endeavor for many people. These tips will help you conquer your fear of public speaking and head into that presentation ...
The First Time Women Shouted Their Abortions  The New York TimesFifty years ago, a group of women stood up in a church and talked about ending their pregnancies. The way they did so still shapes how we discuss the topic ...
How to be heard: the art of public speaking  The GuardianIn an age of blanket social media use, getting your voice across has never been more important or difficult. But what are the secrets of winning over your ...
11 Tricks To Calm Your Nerves And Crush Your Public Speaking Gig  ForbesMembers of Young Entrepreneur Council share their experience and strategies for calming your nerves before a big pitch or presentation.
OUTSPOKEN: Mastering Communication and Public Speaking  Greater KashmirThe book widens the scope of communication by necessitating the interplay of flow, pitch and pace of the words. Tuba Shabir Srinagar | Posted : Oct 4 2018 ...
Mandy Moore ‘emboldened’ after speaking out about Ryan Adams emotional abuse allegations: report  Fox NewsMandy Moore said she has felt supported since she spoke out last month about the alleged emotional abuse she suffered from her ex-husband Ryan Adams.
Conquer your public speaking fears  JAXenterErica Tanti explains how you can face your public speaking fears and communicate more efficiently for the more effective development success.
This training helps you become a confident public speaker  Popular ScienceFor many of us, delivering a presentation to a packed house is a daunting prospect. But public speaking is one of the best ways to open career doors or sell your ...
Why Passion Beats Technique In Public Speaking  ForbesThe power of passion in public speaking beats the physical mechanics or technique of the speaker. The origin of a great speech is a strong desire to motivate or ...
8 simple ways great public speakers overcome their own fears to impress and inspire  CNBCA top American phobia is public speaking, but it is a teachable skill, writes Elle Kaplan. If you hate public speaking, build your confidence with these 8 tips.
Overcome your fear of public speaking and presenting with this complete $19 course  The Next WebThe vulnerability. The exposure. The fear. For many, there's no more anxiety-inducing, debilitating situation than knowing you're going to have to deliver a ...
6 Easy Tips for Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking (Infographic)  EntrepreneurEveryone has their own strengths and weaknesses. Some of us might be great leaders, great teachers or great speakers. Others might know every aspect of ...
Former Goldman exec Harvey Schwartz has not interviewed for Wells Fargo CEO job  CNBCContrary to reports that circulated a week ago, the former president and co-chief operating officer at Goldman has not interviewed for the Wells position.
2019 resolutions to help with presentations and public speaking  Fast CompanyCommunication skills need to be part of your 2019 plan to persuade and inspire others.
Speak Up! 12 Steps To Your First Paid Speaking Engagement  Forbes NowThink you can work a crowd? Why not learn how to get paid for it. These 12 steps will help you land your first paid gig, so read carefully...
Public Speaking Is No Longer a 'Soft Skill.' It's Your Key to Success in Any Field  Inc.Great persuaders have a competitive edge in the age of ideas.
Kamala Harris Spreads the Gospel of Truth, Leadership and Optimism During Ebenezer Baptist Church, Morehouse Visits  The RootThis weekend, guess which Democratic presidential candidate became one of the first to throw a major public campaign event in metro Atlanta?
Don't Abolish In-Class Presentations, Teach Students To Enjoy Public Speaking  ForbesDuring a visit to the United Arab Emirates, I was invited to speak to college students to learn more about how the country is preparing the next generation for a ...
Corrections: March 26, 2019  New York TimesCorrections appearing in print on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
What Public Speaking Coaches Often Get Wrong  ForbesWe know public speaking is many individuals' greatest fear. And when people think of public speaking coaches, they often think of someone who will help them ...
7 Powerful Presentation & Public Speaking Habits for 2019  Business 2 CommunityPresentation skills habits are easy to find and hard to break. The good ones are available to us all and we don't have to look to far too find them. Stephen R.
Public speaking is scary and hard. Here's why you should do it anyway  QuartzMany students dread in-class presentations. After all, public speaking is Americans' number-one phobia, and when you're a student in middle school or high ...
Public speaking is no more than a confidence trick  Financial TimesThe Queen's 1947 Cape Town speech may not have been delivered live. Does it matter?
Public Speaking: You're Doing It Wrong  Forbes NowThe four worst pieces of advice on public speaking, and what to do instead.
You Can Learn to Enjoy Public Speaking. Here's How  Inc.This new mindset will help you have relax and have fun while presenting.
Make Public Speaking Easier With This Free Voice-Controlled Teleprompter  LifehackerIf you're not used to public speaking, a teleprompter can be a useful tool to have in your arsenal. A teleprompter can help you keep your speech on track, and ...
UI students develop app to improve public speaking—without imagining the audience in their underwear  Iowa NowA team of Iowa students started Speeko, a voice-analytics company that uses artificial intelligence to help individuals avoid unfortunate public speaking ...
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Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

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Dont Judge an Audience by its Stare

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Make Your Talks Pay: Have People Stand In Line Eager Give You Their Business Card

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Are You Talking the Talk?

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

Let Your Appearance Speak for You, Not Against You!

Every 7 seconds another baby boomer turns 50. What does... Read More

How To Write Powerful Presentations, Speeches And Talks

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Ten Speech Tips for Writing Powerful and Persuasive Presentation

Have you ever had to give a speech?Do you remember... Read More

Presentation Skills Without PowerPoint

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Demand Dignity in Public Speaking Training

Mandy*, a bright, attractive professional woman, had a fear of... Read More