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After Dinner Speakers for Your Office Christmas Party

If you’re looking for an original idea for your office Christmas party, why not consider booking an after dinner speaker? This will guarantee your office Christmas party live long in the memory of all your staff.

Public Speaking for Your Success

Speaking in public is a skill that must be owned by a person to achieve success. This skill I think is very important and greatly affects one’s career. With public speaking, you can present your work or promote yourself.

Imitating Others Is a Recipe for Disaster

One trap public speakers fall into is trying to be like someone else. This is a recipe for disaster. Every speaker brings unique gifts and skills to the podium. Learning to understand and accept ourselves is the surest path to success.

5 Steps for Successfully Toasting the Bride or Groom

You have been asked to make the toast at your best friend’s wedding and the thought terrifies you. Public speaking is something you try to avoid at all costs; but, the invitation is coming from your best friend and you have no choice. Worrying about it in advance is not a good idea so let me give you some advice that can make your job easier and even fun.

Toasting the Bride or Groom: How to Create a Memorable Speech

Recently I attended my stepson’s wedding and when the best man stood to speak, it was obvious that he did not know his material. Stuttering and stammering, this unprepared young man made a fool of himself. He knew it; we knew it; and, we all suffered. It was embarrassing for him and for those of us in the audience as well.

Good Speeches Always Have A Happy Ending

When you are designing your next speech, you’re going to have an important decision to make: how do you want your audience to feel once you’re done talking? More often than not, you’re going to want them to be in a happy, positive mood. This means that you’re going to have to end your speech in a way that makes this happen. Say hello to the Great and Bridge speech closing techniques…

The Master Master of Ceremonies

One of the qualities that a master master of ceremonies must possess is the ability to pronounce names properly and correctly whether local or foreign. If you are in doubt as to the correct pronunciation of a certain name then you should attempt to make discreet enquiries as to the accurate way to go about it.

The Highly Effective Public Speaker

The task before many a public speaker is usually to pass across a message to a certain group of people in such a way that the purpose of the message will be ultimately achieved. How effective public speakers are in doing this has been and will always be a subject of discussion. For public speaking to be what it is there must be a conscious effort by speakers to develop themselves into highly effective speakers.

The Essential Qualities of a Public Speaker

There is a world of difference between a good public speaker and a great public speaker. A good public speaker gets the job done anyhow but a great public speaker gets the job done in style, with class and with a touch of finesse. You need to know what separates the children from the adults and work at incorporating them into your presentations.

Presentation Skills: Traps For Inexperienced Presenters To Avoid – Part 1

There are a number of traps that inexperienced presenters can fall into when they first begin presenting. Any one of these traps can make your presentation look less professional than it otherwise would. This article is Part 1 in a 3 part series and shares 6 traps for inexperienced presenters to be aware of.

Take the Color Test and See What Your Voice Is Saying

Comedian and actor Ben Stein has a wonderful shtick in which he speaks in a monotonous, sing-song style. His droll manner makes him a lot of money for the commercials he does as well as some of the parts he has played in movies. Watching him is entertaining because his lack of color or expression is what makes him so funny.

Discover 7 Benefits of Voice Training That Have Nothing to Do With Your Voice

For all the years that I have been teaching people how to find their ‘real’ voice, what never ceases to amaze me are the numerous benefits that can result which have nothing to do with the speaking voice. The reason is simple; however, unless you are pointed in the right direction for finding the correct approach, those benefits will not be realized.

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