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Public Speakers – Why You Must Be Audience Centered

You can always tell a good public speaker. They’re the ones who are audience centered. In this article you’ll discover four reasons why you need to be audience centered as a speaker.

Why the Introduction Will Make Or Break Your Speech

One of the fastest ways to ruin a speech is to start off on the wrong foot. But why is the introduction so important? In this article you’ll discover why you need to spend so much effort on your introduction.

Stage Fright – Why It’s a Common Fear

Did you know that more people are afraid of public speaking than are afraid of dying? In this article you’ll discover the three reasons why people are afraid of public speaking.

Speaking – How to Initially Address Your Audience When Speaking

Like most things getting started is the hardest part about public speaking. How should you start your speech? What do you say? In this article you’ll discover the two types of speeches and the three ways to start your speech.

Public Speakers Conducting Workshops and Seminars

We have several intentions as facilitators, instructors and teachers. Our number one goal is to make our TALK easy to digest. Our second goal is to be receptive to any confused participants in the audience. Our third goal is to build relationships with potential clients, friends and colleagues as we TALK. So, how can we do everything efficiently, we’re busy being, busy?

The 3 Essential Public Speaking Tips to Achieving an Outstanding Speech

The following are 3 public speaking tips that I feel are essential and can when applied instantly make the most doubtful of speakers feel more secure. Tell yourself its OK to be nervous!

How to Create Imagery When You Speak

Do you know what imagery means in public speaking? While it is not quite the same as speaking with vocal variety, it does involve using color, facial expression and body language when you communicate with an audience and is an important basis for dynamic public speaking skills.

The 4 Parts Of Your Speaking Style That You Need To Control

Speakers who are facing a challenging speech or challenging audience often ask themselves what they could do in order to be more successful. Sure, there are a lot of tricks out there that one can use to capture an audience’s attention and make them laugh a few times. However, if you really want to deliver a successful speech then you are going to have to share the true you with your audience – you’re going to have to show them your personal speaking style…

Going Over the Top

In the room next door, they were screaming and yelling; hooting and hollering; banging on the walls and stomping on tables. In a moment, find out how this behavior can make you a better speaker. Recently, I was coaching executives of a Fortune 500 company. I help leaders, managers, executives and salespeople breathe life into their business presentations. It was the end of the day and in the room next door, they were screaming and yelling; hooting and hollering; banging on the walls and stomping on tables.

Shrinky’s Remedy for the Fear of Public Speaking

What do people fear most? Many studies tell us that it is public speaking. In fancy language, fear of public speaking is called glossophobia. I’m going to tell you about a fun, inexpensive way to conquer your fear of public speaking that will make your life better in many other ways, as well.

Speaking From the Pulpit

It has been said, that if you want to upset a room full of people very quickly, talk about religion, politics or sex. Relax. I’m not going to talk about any of these subjects. In fact if you ever see an advertisement where I am the expert on these topics, I have another one word answer – Run. It will not be a very good message on any of these subjects. What I am going to talk about is how some of the best speakers from the pulpit have great speaking skills. Millions of people worldwide follow some form of religion. They are lead by a speaker from the pulpit.

How to Handle Mistakes

I blew it. It was the worst performance in recent memory. I’d like a do-over. Have you ever said these words or anything similar, about one of your performances? In my case it was a business presentation. Perhaps it was an internal presentation before your boss and peers. Maybe a critical sales presentation before a prospective customer or existing client. What do you do when you know you blew it? Do you beat yourself up constantly?

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