Here are the top 5 strategies you can use to make sure every presentation is a showstopper. 1. Realize 90% of Nervousness Doesn’t Even Show The audience usually can’t see the telltale symptoms of nervousness. The butterflies, the shaky hands or the sweaty palms. The key is for you to not focus on them either. You… Continue reading Make It Memorable
How To Put Your Audience To Sleep
Ten Tips to Put Your Audience to Sleep Have you ever fallen asleep when listening to a speech or presentation? Sometimes a little nap during a presentation can boost your energy for the rest of the day. Speakers- if you want to be the one to send your audience to sleep, so they will be fully… Continue reading How To Put Your Audience To Sleep
Public Speaking and Your Business
When asked, the majority of people would claim that their greatest fear is getting up in front of a crowd and giving a speech. People in business often don’t know how to address a group of people who are wanting to learn more about their product or service. So why are we so afraid of… Continue reading Public Speaking and Your Business
Finding A Speech Topic
Although this seems difficult at times, there are many things we can speak about, we simply need to be open to “listening” to the world around us for topics. For instance, one night last month I was sitting on my couch, relaxing and watching some TV when a number of books fell off my bookshelf… Continue reading Finding A Speech Topic
What Is Body Language Anyway?
What is Body Language? Body language is the unspoken or non-verbal mode of communication that we do in every single aspect of our interaction with another person. It is like a mirror that tells us what the other person thinks and feels in response to our words or actions. Body language involves gestures, mannerisms, and other… Continue reading What Is Body Language Anyway?
” Procrastination: to be slow or late about doing something that should be done : to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc.” Although I have been busy writing speeches, attending meetings, earning educational awards, I have been procrastinating about updating my blogs. … Continue reading Procrastination
To quote Mark Twain: “If you want me to give you a two-hour presentation, I am ready today. If you want only a five-minute speech, it will take me two weeks to prepare.” “The communicator’s job is to make the important, interesting”.- John Howze Remember that accomplished speakers set themselves up to deliver high-value information,… Continue reading Successful Presentations
By Eric Monse (edited by Fran Watson) I have a fear of public speaking. More precisely, I should describe it as a phobia. I’m not really scared, I just react badly when I get up in front of a large group of people. My blood pressure starts to rise, my skin starts to get flush,… Continue reading Speech Contests
How Toastmasters Can Help
By Eric Monse (edited by Fran Watson) I have a fear of public speaking. More precisely, I should describe it as a phobia. I’m not really scared, I just react badly when I get up in front of a large group of people. My blood pressure starts to rise, my skin starts to get flush,… Continue reading How Toastmasters Can Help
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 the right words is, of course, important in communication. But effective communication involves more than… Continue reading Use Your Words