Monthly Archives: April 2016

Prepare For Your Talk

People have praised and respected over the centuries those who could speak well in front of a crowd. The audience is oftentimes left in awe at how these leaders express themselves well and eventually convinced them a great deal. Knowing … Continue reading

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Words Can Hurt or Heal

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”…. when I was a child, this is what we used to say to people who were mean to us.  The truth is, though, words can and do … Continue reading

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Using Your Body in Public Speaking

Body language is very important when delivering a speech. Have you ever seen our great leaders fidget or make unnecessary movements while addressing the nation? Since you are the center of attention while making the presentation, you should mind every … Continue reading

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Use Your Words

How To Impress With Words In 3 Simple Steps By Michael Lee Knowing how to impress with words can help you in so many ways. It can help you communicate your message better, create more impact and get ahead. Using … Continue reading

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Timing Is Everything

Timing is essential when speaking in public. The cliché: It is not what you say but more on how you say it, applies so much to public speaking. Where you put your pauses during your presentation is one of the … Continue reading

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How Can Toastmasters Help You?

If you are in customer service in any capacity, you can benefit from learning to develop or enhance your speaking skills. If you are an employer, your business might benefit from allowing/encouraging your staff to attend weekly meetings where they … Continue reading

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Leadership Quotes

25 Leadership Maxims by: Brent Filson “We will never know how really good we are as leaders unless we are leading people to be better than they think they are.” “Poor performance is less harmful to a leader than mediocre … Continue reading

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USING YOUR VOICE

Use your breath flow to support your voice – Breathe properly, with the assistance of the entire trunk of your body. – Beware of your posture: don’t slouch when sitting/standing so that your air passages are aligned/not compressed and allow … Continue reading

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Conversational Competence

Celeste Headlee Ted Talks – how to listen http://www.dailygood.org/story/1268/10-ways-to-have-a-better-conversation-ted-com/ Worth watching for sure Fran

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S.O.S. Guide To Speech Preparation

S.O.S. –   Simple, Orderly, Step-by-step Guide to Speech Preparation GOAL – Speech # ___ Steps: Choose a Topic – determine the purpose of your speech – pick what you are passionate about – look at your life experiences, look … Continue reading

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