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  • How to Make Public Speaking Less Terrifying

    How to Make Public Speaking Less Terrifying

    Via Wise Bread : Your ability to speak in public can be critical as you climb the corporate ladder. Struggling with anxieties about speaking in public can affect how your peers and other professionals view you, as well as limit your career opportunities down the line. Speaking with poise shows that […]

  • How to nail your next presentation

    How to nail your next presentation

    Via The Seattle Times : Giving presentations is a chore that many employees need to handle in their lives, yet few are trained in it. Doug Carter likens public speaking to cake. All of your knowledge and experience help create the message you’re giving, or the cake’s inner layers. Your ability […]

  • How to overcome nerves to produce the perfect presentation

    How to overcome nerves to produce the perfect presentation

    Via The Lawyer : Not all lawyers are linguist masterminds who quickly think on their feet and love performing in court. At a recent return to work course attended by around 30 lawyers, 90 per cent of the room put up their hand when asked if they didn’t like or were […]

  • How To Master The Art Of The Pause In Public Speaking

    How To Master The Art Of The Pause In Public Speaking

    Via Fast Company : A well-placed pause can grab your audience’s attention. Here are three ways to deploy one. “The right word may be effective,” Mark Twain once said, “but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” Bold words for a writer—but Twain was dead-on. In public […]

  • Don’t Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

    Don’t Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

    Via Entrepreneur : When we think about public speaking, the first thing that comes to mind is “them” and “us.” The public is receivers and the speaker is the giver. Audience members are onlookers and the speaker is the information spectacle. This needs to change. For our message to touch the […]

  • The Power of Storytelling

    The Power of Storytelling

    Via LinkedIn : What makes a story compelling? What makes it powerful? We all love a good story but are we good at telling them? I’m fascinated by people’s stories – where people come from, how someone launched their product or career, how a company navigated change. I always learn something […]