Home / Tips and Tricks / Public Speaking

 
  • Conquer Your Fear Of Public Speaking With These 5 Tips

    Conquer Your Fear Of Public Speaking With These 5 Tips

    via Forbes: Public speaking is the single most difficult task in many people’s professional lives. As Mark Twain once famously quipped: “There are only two types of speakers in the world: (1) The nervous and (2) the liars.” But it doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. Use these five practical tips to help make public speaking a confident part of your own professional repertoire. 1. Step into the shoes of your audience. Especially if you’re […]

  • Here’s How To Get Better At Public Speaking

    Here’s How To Get Better At Public Speaking

    Via Forbes : Whether 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. It’s a scary thought to many people, but there are benefits to learning how to do it well. Public speaking gives you an opportunity to be heard, to showcase your knowledge and work, and attract amazing career opportunities. Being able to […]

  • How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

    How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

    via business2community: I’ve always actively avoided standing in front of crowds. I had a serious fear of public speaking. Despite having valuable information to share, I worried I would freeze up and look like an amateur. Whenever people suggested that I add speaking to my business, I made excuses to avoid it at all costs. My opinion about speaking changed when I started feeling a bit restless in my business. I love writing; writing will always […]

  • The Occasional Orator

    The Occasional Orator

    via welivesecurity: Even though the first part of this series has not yet been published at the time of writing, it will not surprise me if some of the feedback is along the lines of “If his advice is so good, why doesn’t he follow it himself?” Well, maybe you need to consider me as a signpost rather than a fellow traveller on the road to success in presenting: I don’t have to go there myself. […]

  • The high-school teacher who beat 30,000 other people to become the world public speaking champion shares her best tip

    The high-school teacher who beat 30,000 other people to become the world public speaking champion shares her best tip

    via Business Insider: Ramona Smith won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking in August. Toastmasters public speaking champion Ramona Smith has refined the art of the speech in the four years she’s been competing on the world stage. The biggest improvement she’s made to her technique is learning to ask the audience questions and waiting long enough for people to actually think of an answer. Smith’s winning speech included several questions to the audience, which […]