Public Speaking Information

Public Speaking Information

How to Prepare your Mind/Body to Give Great Speeches


Sure you have catecholamines - all speakers do. (including Sir Winston Churchill and Presidents Kennedy, Carter, and Reagan.

12 Ways to be a Confident Public Speaker


Speak from your heart. If you believe in what you say, than others need to hear it.

How to be a Great Speaker


Did you know that great speakers are often nervous with butterflies in their stomach before giving a presentation? And there are many actors/actresses who can not speak to live audiences without cue cards. My 13 years as a professional speakers bureau owner allowed me to hear several thousand speakers give their presentations.

Top 7 Ways to Succeed in the Business of Speaking


How attractive are you as a speaker? No, your looks, but your consistent ability to provide a quality presentation, attract clients, and be irresistibly attractive to meeting planners and speaker bureaus? Below are some useful tips that I learned while owning a national, professional speakers bureau for 13 years.1.

Top 7 Tips for Speakers


Public Speaking is the number one way to advance your business career.Do you get nervous when speaking to a group? Do you feel butterflies in your stomach? The following tips will help you get your butterflies to fly in formation.

Top 7 Steps to Better Public Speaking


Whether you want to be a part time, full time or BIG time speaker you must speak, speak, speak. At first, deliver 25-30 minute free talks to service clubs and community organizations.

Speaking Body Language


I observed an almost surreal event when I was a business student.At the front of the classroom, an entrepreneur was practicing a pitch he would make later to venture capital firms.

How Well Do You Speak?


The ability to speak well can enhance your career, clinch a sale, sell a point of view and increase your business productivity.1.

Getting Results from Your Writing & Speaking


When we communicate, we usually want something to happen. We want results.

Making Transitions


Ever notice how smoothly some speakers or writers move you through their speech or memo? It seems they effortlessly take you from start to finish without making you strain to follow.Yet, while the reading may be effortless, the writing probably took some extra work and attention to detail.

Speak With E's Part 2


"Educate, Energize, Entertain, and provide an experience for your audience"1. Use the "Rule of 3.

Conquer Presentation Anxiety: Olympic Athletes Show Us How


Whether going for the gold or giving a presentation, the beast of performance anxiety rears its ugly head. Your hands are clammy, your knees wobbly and your heart is pounding.

10 Tips for Better -- and Less Scary! -- Public Speaking


The fear of speaking in public is well-documented, often discussed, and probably overrated. The great news is that speaking in front of a group can be an entertaining and energizing experience for even the most fearsome among us.

Directing Voiceovers: Dont Be, Do!


Directing a voice-over talent you've hired to read a spot for, say, dog food is pretty much the same as directing a great actor in a scene in a major film production. Well, almost the same.

No More Stagefright - Have Fun Speaking!


7 Tips that calm and center you before your presentation:1. Breathe and stretch before your presentation for at least ten minutes.

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02/13/2018 07:54 AM
The Secret of Great Public Speakers & How to Use It
Can you remember a time when you fell asleep while a speaker is delivering a talk on stage, well; you just hoped the speaker didn't notice, right? I know, because it has happened to me.
02/12/2018 09:08 AM
6 On-Stage Body Language Tips
Speakers often overlook the importance of movement on stage while speaking but they should remind themselves of the same. It is one major step that helps the speaker to connect with the audience. When you come on the stage to deliver a speech or a presentation, you must remember that the stage is totally yours and its up to you how you cultivate it- leave it barren or bring the best out of it.
02/08/2018 08:46 AM
Overcome Stage Fright Without Being Extroverted
Stage fright affects everybody, from the loud and bold to the quiet and shy. Many people mistakenly believe they need to be naturally extroverted or confident to overcome their stage fright. Read on to find out why that is simply not the case.
02/07/2018 09:52 AM
How To Become A Motivational Speaker In 5 Steps
So you want to be a Motivational Speaker? Anybody can be a Motivational Speaker. You don't have to have a degree or fancy training to become one. Hands down, it's one of the best ways to boost your credibility. You need to let go of your fear and just jump in there and DO IT!
02/07/2018 09:47 AM
Public Speaking: What Beginners Need to Know
People judge you as soon as you begin to speak. They not only observe what you say, but how you say it. In fact, how you say something is often more important than what you say. Your mannerisms and delivery matter. Key aspects of our lives depend upon effective speaking skills. This is why interpersonal communication ranks among a top skill everyone should possess. Find out the secrets to becoming an effective speaker and what sets great speakers apart from mediocre speakers.
02/05/2018 10:03 AM
Speak With Ease: 5 Secrets Guaranteed to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills
People judge you as soon as you begin to speak. They not only observe what you say, but how you say it. In fact, how you say something is often more important than what you say.
01/24/2018 09:54 AM
5 Thing You Should Have In Your Speaker Emergency Kit
Every speaker needs to have an emergency kit. You never know what might happen at the last minute. Here are five things you should have in your speaker emergency kit that I recommend. You might have more to add but I think that every keynote speaker needs these five Essentials pieces.
01/16/2018 08:04 AM
How to Have an Impact on Your Target Audience
If you want to influence your audience, then it is necessary to speak with great influence. If you get the platform to speak, then you need to know that it is your responsibility to influence the audience and help them to act, think, or feel differently. Your aim should be to:
01/16/2018 08:03 AM
Tips for Speaking on Stage
Many people dread speaking in public. Even when this is the case, delivering a speech is one of the greatest skills today especially in business settings. There are some tips that can help you deal with this fear to be able to talk and express yourself in the best possible way.
01/12/2018 09:26 AM
Advantages & Disadvantages of Using Public Speaking Aids
In public speaking, when a speaker speaks in front of the audience, he not only puts his ideas in the form of words but may also use many other audio-visual aids. These visual aids in public speaking can be an exhibit, a flip chart, a white board, videos, pictures, PPTs, OHP etc.
01/09/2018 08:27 AM
Top Tips for Public Speaking in Meetings
When some people talk about "public speaking", they may have an image in mind of someone standing at a lectern in a lecture hall. In fact, that's only the case in a minority of situations.
01/02/2018 08:23 AM
How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint
Death by PowerPoint... that numb feeling you get in your brain as slide after slide follows each other and the presenter's voice drones on. But what really causes it and what's the solution?
12/15/2017 10:57 AM
Power of Pausing
Take a moment and think back to the last moving, powerful speech you heard. You will notice that pauses are prevalent in every amazing speech. This article explores the power of pauses.
12/15/2017 09:53 AM
5 Reasons Why You Have a Fear of Public Speaking
People have many different fears. Some more significant cases develop into phobias, which hold people back from reaching their goals. One of the most common fears that people seem to have is the fear of public speaking.
12/13/2017 09:23 AM
Know the Audience in Public Speaking
No matter how large or how small your audience may be, being a public speaker it is really important to know your audience beforehand so that you can give them what they want. There are many things you may do before your presentation to give your best.
12/06/2017 09:10 AM
Voice Modulation: How to Improve It in Public Speaking
Public speaking is considered the most difficult and challenging thing to do by many people. It may be easier to express your ideas in front of 2 or 3 people but speaking in front of a large audience and knowing that they all have gathered to listen to you may give goose bumps to many of us. In public speaking, your voice and your body language play a vital role.
11/17/2017 10:48 AM
How to Become A Good Public Speaker
You should learn to become a good public speaker. It will help you become successful. Though most people don't get the opportunity to speak publicly, many successful people have to speak in front of live audiences. You must learn to speak publicly if you aim to become successful.
10/19/2017 04:41 PM
Superman or Clark Kent - Which One Are You?
Recently I worked with a wonderful young man from Qatar by means of Skype. When I first started working with him, his voice was soft-spoken and he did not exude much confidence. After a few sessions, I showed him a video clip from Superman which really opened his eyes - not only for the difference in Christopher Reeve's voice but also in the actor's posture and comportment.
09/20/2017 12:19 PM
7 Tips to Learn the Art of Giving Compliments
Complimenting each other is truly an art that has to be practiced. Good qualities around us boost our mood by itself. Knowing that you simply aforesaid one thing nice and it created different person's day makes you feel happy as they do. Here are some tips which can help you to learn this art:
09/15/2017 09:00 AM
How to Give an Effective Speech
No matter how veteran you are in public speaking, when it comes to giving a speech you always have some key points one must keep in mind to give your best. You always want that your audience remembers you and your speech for good. So here are some points to give an effective speech.
09/10/2017 12:22 PM
3 Tried & Tested Insider Keys to Captivating Your Audience
Your job as a speaker is getting more difficult with each passing year. Your audience is now checking the stock market, texting their family, dispensing a treat on their connected dog app, maybe even taking a selfie while they are supposedly listening to you. Phew! Is it any wonder that you now have to work twice as hard to capture their attention? No matter how good you already are, you will have to skill up your game significantly. Read this article for tips on how to elevate your speakership and engage the audience.
09/08/2017 12:12 PM
How To Give Powerful Presentations
Sharp advice on how to deliver presentations with maximum impact. These key tips come from years of coaching clients at all levels of business.
09/06/2017 03:52 PM
A Speaker's Check List
Many of you are comfortable with the basics of public speaking. You're able to walk to the front of a room with confidence and win the trust and attention of an audience. Some of you really enjoy speaking to a group and you're happy to persuade, inspire, or rally enthusiasm. You might also be able to take to the podium and calm your audience, to help rebuild their confidence and urge them to stay the course if, for example, results of an action plan are less than encouraging due to some unforeseen obstacle. Presented here are recommendations that may help you to fine-tune your presentation skills and ensure that you'll be ready to stand and deliver when you next face an audience.
09/06/2017 10:00 AM
5 Ways to Develop Confidence When Speaking
Did you know that many people are mostly afraid of giving a speech in front of others? Not the type of speeches you give on the table while at a family gathering, but rather a presentation of a new product you are showing to a major client; or when you are talking in front of the board of directors about the new fiscal year.
08/31/2017 08:09 AM
Frequently Asked Questions - Motivational Speaking
Here are some frequently asked questions and answers on the subject of improving your motivational speaking techniques.These come from someone with over 30 years' experience in commerce and industry and with extensive knowledge of motivational speaking and training.
08/14/2017 09:25 AM
S Is For Storytelling
Storytelling is a critical skill in the business world but it tends to be overlooked. No one ever puts on a position description "Must have excellent storytelling ability", however, if you want to capture the attention of your audience either in a meeting, presentation, or speech, you need to be able to tell a story that is memorable. The speeches that I find most captivating are ones that start out humble mentioning the lesson to be learned.
08/02/2017 09:09 AM
Grow Your Speaking and Increase Credibility In 5 Simple Steps
If you want to earn top dollar for your speaking skills, it's clear you'll first have to become the go-to expert in your niche. You're likely already working toward that goal, and probably have been for some time, but if you're not quite there yet, here's how to get a jumpstart on your career.
07/22/2017 11:44 AM
Master Moderator: Run A Panel Like A Pro
Public speaking is a time-tested way to position oneself as an expert. Speaking engagements are often gateways to connecting with prospective clients, strategic partners, investors or referral sources. Being showcased as the keynote speaker is the most coveted role at a conference, but an invitation to join a panel is highly desirable as well. Should you be asked to moderate, you may work with the conference organizer to select the panel speakers.
07/19/2017 09:38 AM
Need More Speaking Gigs? Think Like a Farmer
Think all a farmer has to do is wait until fall to harvest truckloads of delicious tomatoes or corn or squash? Think again! That farmer has worked hard all year long to prepare for that month or two of reward. When it comes to getting speaking gigs, it's a lot like thinking like a farmer.
06/07/2017 09:53 PM
Approaching the Podium: The Path To Public Speaking
One of the best ways for a Solopreneur consultant to demonstrate and validate your bona fides as an expert in your chosen field is to get in front of an audience and deliver a talk to peers and prospects. As we all know, billable hours and referrals are built on confidence and trust and one must do everything possible to encourage and sustain their growth. If you would like to get on the speaker's circuit but have not yet done so, begin by acquiring some public speaking experience and as you do, think about topics that you can address as an expert.
05/18/2017 11:12 AM
7 Simple Ways to Overcome Stage Fright
If you are afraid of public speaking, here is the good news. You can learn to overcome stage fright by following these seven simple steps.
05/10/2017 10:39 PM
The New Speaker's Dilemma - Interpreting the Audience's Signals About Your Presentation
This article is designed to give advice to those new to public speaking. We all know that public speaking to most people is one of their greatest fears. However, there are times either professionally or as a duty that a person needs to speak publicly. Most speakers know what they need to say. What concerns them most is what the audience thinks about their presentation. Here in this article the writer suggests ways in which the novice speaker may note how the audience is reacting negatively to his/her presentation and do something about it.
05/06/2017 10:35 AM
Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking And Learn How To Find Speaking Engagements
Did you know that the fear of public speaking is one of the most common fears in the world? Would you like to become a confident and successful speaker who enjoys attracting new customers and clients by giving speeches? So, let me ask you a question.
05/04/2017 11:44 AM
Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs: Are You Winging Your Presentations?
Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs and Executives: How to stop winging your presentations. You will receive 3 steps to turbocharge your preparation and give value to your audience every time you are public speaking.
04/20/2017 09:39 AM
Why Sales Motivational Speakers Are On Demand Right Now?
Motivation is a big word. It is a key element in our day to day lives. Without motivation, one will never have the drive to accomplish what he wants in life. In the business world, motivation is synonymous to money.
04/19/2017 10:06 AM
Do You Run Out of Voice BEFORE You Run Out of Sentence?
I remember when one of my sons was in 2nd or 3rd grade and was practicing reading out loud. He would take a breath after almost every word. Teachers explain to children in that age group that they should wait to take a breath until they come to the end of the sentence. At that age, there are only 6 or 7 words in the sentence!
04/18/2017 08:58 AM
How to Speak Like a Rockstar
Want to know the fastest, most sure-fire way to raise your profile, build your database and make more sales? Then it's time for you to brush up on your speaking and presenting skills!
04/08/2017 03:40 PM
How Experienced Speakers and Seminar Leaders Are Transforming Their Voices
Finally, an article for boomer professional speakers and leaders. Are you an experienced retired or soon-to-be retired trainer, speaker, or leader discovering that your voice is not keeping up with you? Your voice can wear-out over the years if you have not been taking care of it. So, here are some key areas to keep your voice fit to handle any speaking engagement.
04/05/2017 12:14 PM
Be A Rock Star Panelist
Being invited to speak on a panel is a golden opportunity, a wonderful way to demonstrate your expertise and ability to think on your feet. Being on a panel is an excellent marketing technique and it can also be fun. There is an art to it, though, and if you want to be invited to participate a second time, make sure that you look good the first time.
03/27/2017 11:21 AM
A Small Audience Can Make For A Powerful Presentation
Presenters often cringe when they realize that the audience is much smaller than expected. Good speakers keep a positive attitude and enter the room ready to deliver great content and help those who showed up. Treat every presentation as a chance to change lives--whether a lot or a few.
03/23/2017 09:01 AM
Procrastination - Not So Bad After All
I am frequently guilty of procrastination. All my life I have battled with this affliction and seen it as the cause of many of my failures in life.
03/10/2017 09:31 AM
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Training - 3 More Presentation Power Techniques
Public speaking and presentation skills training. Three ways to own your stage, message and audience.
03/03/2017 03:22 PM
How To Conquer Your Fear Of Talking To Strangers And Selling To Them
Fear is the most crippling traits anyone can have. It's detrimental. Crippling And if not conquered.
03/01/2017 11:57 AM
Top 3 Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Tips for You to Be a Persuasive and Dynamic Speaker
Here are the top 3 presentation skills and public speaking tips that will guide you to becoming a powerful, persuasive and dynamic public speaker. 1. BE A DYNAMIC SPEAKER - well, duhhhh, right?
02/22/2017 09:06 AM
Public Speaking & Presentation Skills: Communication With Power, Influence & Persuasion
Public speaking and presentation skills. How to: public speaking, motivational speaking, sales presentations or business presentations with power, charisma, influence and persuasion. Influence, win and own hearts and minds.
02/13/2017 08:47 AM
Am I a Taker Or a Giver?
You must know why you want to be a public speaker. Is it prestige? Is it the money? Or are you there just to give value to those in attendance? By knowing your motivation, you will be able to justify your fees and your efforts. If you do not know the "why" - then you will be focused on yourself. If you focus on yourself instead of others, your reputation becomes egocentrically centered on you. And you will soon find people avoiding you. By learning the process of G-I-V-I-N-G, you will find enjoyment in public speaking, because you will be providing something the audience can use and walk away with. And you promote your brand even further! This article goes into just one step of that. In this article, you will learn what it means to always be G-I-V-I-N-G!
02/09/2017 08:11 AM
Be A Story Teller
It doesn't matter what kind of life experience you have had, you have a story to tell. The difference between having a "nice story" and having an "inspirational story" is you! The story teller has to have the ability to bring the listener into the story; to experience the story; and then take something from the story they can use in real life. When you are able to do that, your public speaking career will begin to blossom. That is what this article is about. You will receive three steps to make sure your stories will inspire those that hear them.
02/03/2017 08:53 AM
3 Ways to Sustain Audience Attention Throughout Your Speech
Most audiences will be courteous enough to listen to a speaker for the first few minutes. So the speaker's biggest challenge is to keep people listening throughout the entire presentation. This article offers three strategies for sustaining audience attention.
01/23/2017 08:04 AM
Does Your Voice Change the World?
Your voice can change the world. How to set yourself apart from the rest depends on the voice sound and your own value message. Discover two essentials steps to manage your communication status.
01/19/2017 10:19 AM
Are Public Speaking Courses Beneficial for Children?
By now you have likely heard of the statistics showing that people generally fear public speaking. Not just fear, but actually deem it more frightening than anything else. It can be shocking for an adult to do such thing, so what chance do children stand against this stress? Well, it turns out that they may even not have to go through it thanks to public speaking courses.


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