Impromptu Speaking For many of us it’s the worst case scenario – suddenly having to deliver an impromptu presentation. Maybe your boss just asked you to say a few words about the project you are working on. Maybe you are at a networking meeting and have been asked to introduce yourself. Suddenly your throat is… Continue reading Impromptu Speaking
Category: communication tips
Speaking with Zoom
The History of Public Speaking Throughout the history of human civilization, people have been expressing their confidence and strength, not only by force, but also by the noble art of public speaking. The orators of ancient Greece were highly respected and valued in the community. Likewise, today’s world leaders are admired and esteemed when they… Continue reading Speaking with Zoom
Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone Recently I decided to participate in a challenge that was designed to help people step out of their comfort zones in a number of different ways. There were 21 challenges from Activating Google Analytics (Challenge #1 and one that I decided to tackle) to Hosting a Virtual Summit… Continue reading Stretching Yourself
Can You Improve Emotional Intelligence? If IQ measures your mental intelligence, then EQ measures your emotional intelligence level. Most everyone has been taught that IQ is important for success in life. While people with higher intelligence levels generally have better career success than those with lower IQs, this is by no means guaranteed. The 21st… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence
10 Steps for More Effective Conversations If you have a strong ability to communicate, you can positively impact any interaction with another person. This is especially true when you know how to listen. A conversation is a two-way street, and simply being a great orator is not enough to make you a top-flight communicator. Aside… Continue reading Conversation
The Secret Of Smiles And Eye Contact Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Actually, it’s two little things that if done combined, will make you instantly seem more friendly and approachable. That’s a big deal when your goal is to make friends and win people over. They are to smile… Continue reading Smile
Three Essential Skills
Three Essential Skills by Sina Marasco DTM Eastern Division Director, District 73 I came across a post by Sina Marasco tonight and it caught my attention – Three Essential Skills – all of which can be learned in Toastmasters. Effective communication, Evaluation and Planning. “Here are three essential skills I wish I had learnt at school… Continue reading Three Essential Skills
Body Language (Non-Verbal) vs. Verbal Communication Communicating with others is one of those basic life skills we all have. But if you want to communicate effectively with others, a good starting point is to understand the importance of not only verbal communication but nonverbal as well. Some researchers have claimed that somewhere between 60 to… Continue reading Body Language
Are You Shy When It Comes to Public Speaking?
Today I have the opportunity to bring you a special treat. A guest post from my friend Rachel Youngson of UsePLR.com. I have purchased her products and her training and she is amazing. Thanks Rachel for the post ********************************************** The Shy Girls Tips for Public Speaking ********************************************** Hi There, my name is Rachel Youngson… Continue reading Are You Shy When It Comes to Public Speaking?
Post Event Tasks
Going Out on a High Note: What to Do After a Speaking Event Most event speakers spend most of their time before an event preparing for it. Then when they arrive, they do their speech, hang out with other speakers, form connections, and put on their own speeches. But that’s only half the process. Just… Continue reading Post Event Tasks