Pride Goeth Before A Fall

Deadly Sin #7: Pride Andrew Dlugan, sixminutes.dlugan.com Pride is committed by a speaker who believes that public speaking is about them. It’s not.  It’s never about you.  It’s never about your impressive accolades in your introduction.  It’s never about your dazzling delivery where you channel Churchill.  It’s never about your sumptuous… Continue reading Pride Goeth Before A Fall

Another Deadly Speaking Sin

Deadly Sin #6: Wrath Andrew Dlugan sixminutes.dlugan.com Wrath, or uncontrolled anger, is committed by a speaker who handles problems in the worst possible way. As a speaker, you should always remain in control. No matter how bad your presentation is going, keep calm. Don’t let these frustrations provoke you:  When you make a mistake… Continue reading Another Deadly Speaking Sin

Are You A Boring Speaker?

  Have you ever been waiting your turn to speak and waited and waited and waited because the people before you, all of whom were allotted only 5 minutes have gone on and on and on…….? Deadly Sin #5: Greed From Andrew Dlugan sixminutes.dlugan.com “Speaking for more than your allotted time violates the contract you… Continue reading Are You A Boring Speaker?

Gluttony in Public Speaking

Have you ever given a speech that ran over time? Deadly Sin #4: Gluttony by Andrew Dlugan sixminutes.dlugan.com Gluttony is exhibited by speakers who believe that more is always better. More slides, more bullets, more examples, more facts, more numbers, more details, more words — more of everything. Packing all possible material into your presentation… Continue reading Gluttony in Public Speaking

Deadly Sin – Envy

Deadly Sin #2: Envy From Andrew Dlugan – SixMinutes.dlugan.com Envy is characterized by a false belief that great speakers are simply lucky to have been born with natural speaking skills. You’ve heard the excuses from your colleagues, haven’t you?  “She’s so lucky! She’s a natural speaker!”  “Hmph! It’s so easy for him to… Continue reading Deadly Sin – Envy

Deadly Sins of Public Speaking Revealed

from Andrew Dlugan sixminutes.dlugan.com Deadly Sin #1: Sloth Sloth, or laziness, is committed by speakers who fail to prepare. Speaking in public, whether formally or informally, is an essential activity that requires effort. Yet, the majority of people expend no effort to improve their effectiveness as a speaker. Tragically, they are content to drift from… Continue reading Deadly Sins of Public Speaking Revealed

Tips To Overcome Speaking Fears

Most people have a fear of speaking to a large group. This is a totally normal apprehension. People may visualise the audience laughing at them, or shouting out. This is an extremely rare occurrence, unless you are a politician. Most people listening to you are aware of the pressures you are under and would never… Continue reading Tips To Overcome Speaking Fears

Building Leaders

How to Become an Ideal Leader When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don’t seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the daily hustle and bustle, do you feel that your goals remain just that – goals.… Continue reading Building Leaders