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Tips to Remember for a Maid of Honor Speech

Wedding day is usually one of the most memorable days in one’s life. This is because the day marks the beginning of a new chapter in your life-from this day you will no longer be attending overnight parties or engaging in other single-life habits. Although, the day is most memorable to the bride and groom, the wedding day can be memorable to you if you are chosen as the maid of honor and you have to deliver a maid of honor speech.

Public Speaking – 3 Steps for Adding More Color to Your Delivery

When it comes to speaking with more emotion, more life, more color, many people think it is just the voice with which they need to be concerned. Nothing could be further from the truth. Your facial expression and body language are just as important as your vocal variety.

Public Speaking – You Will Experience Breathlessness If You Talk Too Fast

Breathlessness is not just a problem for those who are involved in some form of strenuous activity. It is also a problem for many novice public speakers. Add nervousness to the picture and you have the perfect recipe for losing control of your delivery: as you try to catch up on your diminishing air supply, you probably notice that your pitch is rising higher and higher and your speed is getting faster and faster.

Public Speakers Know That They Have To Color Their Presentations

Congratulations, you’ve been asked to give a speech. Were you thinking about using some PowerPoint or Keynote slides with that presentation? Ok, we all know about the importance of public speaking and so that sounds like a good idea. One quick question about those slides that you’re going to be making – do you know how to make the data that you are going to be presenting memorable or is it just going to be forgettable?

Worse Than Death? A Guide to Beating Public Speaking Nerves

Just in time for Halloween, a poll commissioned for “Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London” has found that a fear of public speaking ranks higher than a fear of death. This article provides a short guide to how this common fear can be overcome, to ensure a calm and confident public speaking experience.

Speaking – Giving a Comic Speech

You don’t have to be a comedian to add humor to your speeches. All you really need is some basic ground rules for comedy and good observational skills.

5 Steps to Writing a Memorable Speech

First off, to make a memorable speech – you need to decide what is supposed to be memorable. Clarify your intent before you build your presentation. Secondly, memory retention isn’t easy.

Hilarious Public Speaking Mishaps – (I Swear I’m Not Making Any of This Up)

Here are a few random crazy things that have happened to me while speaking in public. Not only are none of these made up, I haven’t even embellished or exaggerated. At all.

How To Become An Iconic Speaker

Your stagecraft is excellent. Now you want to elevate your speaking career to a new plateau. The next steps in your evolution may not look the way you expect them to.

How To Be An Interesting Speaker!

Have you ever been part of an audience where you wished the speaker would just stop and put you out of your misery? Not that it’s really their fault, it’s just that they don’t know any better. This inspirational article reveals the simple secrets to bring your dull bullet points to life so your audience is engaged and stays on the edge of their seats!

Giving the Perfect Wedding Speech

If asked to give a short speech at a wedding, you will want to be prepared. How and what to prepare are discussed.

Using Technology and Visual Aids to Strengthen Your Presentation

Technology has accelerated and affected the way we present, the key is to use these aids to enhance our performance and avoid getting lost within it. The use of visual aids is essential to all presentations. Without them, the essence of your presentation may not register.

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