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Roy Dovaston

Planning and Performing a Great Best Man Speech

As a Best Man it's important to write a crowd pleasing speech. However, there are many pitfalls to writing and performing such an important speech. This article...

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Trevor Johnson

How to Increase Confidence and Speak Up in Class

People are afraid of so many things, but of all the fears in the world, the fear of public speaking ranks right at the top of the list. It is normal for new...

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Trevor Johnson

People are afraid of so many things, but of all the fears in the world, the fear of public speaking ranks right at the top of the list. It is normal for new students or shy ones to be unable to speak

By: Trevor Johnson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 26, 2012
Dr. Jim Anderson

This giving a speech thing is hard to do! Think of all of the various things that you need to do at the same time: remember the words that you want to say, keep eye contact with your audience, keep

By: Dr. Jim Anderson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012
Nancy Daniels

Many people contact me because they have a voice that is too high-pitched, too soft, too loud, too nasal, too wimpy, too weak, too shrill, too childlike. In fact, the list of descriptive adjectives

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012
Nancy Daniels

When you are asked, requested, or invited to speak, whether it is for your company, a business organization, a leads club, or some type of conference, how familiar are you with your audience and

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012
Nancy Daniels

The other day I received an email from a young man who told me that he was getting a sore throat by speaking loudly at the clubs and wondered if my training dealt with volume. I had to smile when he

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012
Nancy Daniels

When it comes to image, most people believe that their visual image is the 'piece de resistance'. And, there is no doubt that it is very important both professionally and personally. Have you ever

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012
Roy Dovaston

As a Best Man it's important to write a crowd pleasing speech. However, there are many pitfalls to writing and performing such an important speech. This article covers some basic tips and ways to

By: Roy Dovaston l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 20, 2012
Douglas R Kruger

Most presenters live in fear of those moments when they have to address an audience. And yet, it's typically the peripheral stuff that tends to go wrong - not the presentation itself. Avoid the

By: Douglas R Kruger l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 18, 2012
David Shreeve

By and large, when you are required to "say a few words" - when you are asked to make a speech - your audience is sympathetic if you hesitate or stumble or say 1998 instead of 1989; they empathise

By: David Shreeve l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 18, 2012
Dr. Jim Anderson

Let's pretend for just a moment that you were a public speaker who lived back in Shakespeare's time (1564 - 1616). Forget all of those presentation tips that you've learned because all of your

By: Dr. Jim Anderson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 17, 2012

What Is Persuasive Speaking? Persuasive speaking can be characterized as a skill that facilitates change in someone's beliefs, viewpoints and actions. The main objective of persuasive speaking is to

By: Donald Hanson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 17, 2012
Celia Delaney

Public speaking. Rarely do two words strike so much fear in the heart, mind, and throat of the person who is asked to stand up and speak in public. Be it making a presentation, generic public

By: Celia Delaney l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 16, 2012
Len Bowcott

I recommend to anyone willing to listen that visual presentations are the way to go. Presentations using video and PowerPoint are one of the best ways to convey your ideas and to convince your

By: Len Bowcott l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 15, 2012

People who want to overcome a fear of public speaking usually claim that they want to "have more confidence". In this article I deconstruct the concept of confidence and analyse it as a "absence of

By: Matt W Cook l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 11, 2012
Brenda F Abdilla

Do you get nervous or anxious when facing a group presentation or public speaking? Read these quick tips for success!

By: Brenda F Abdilla l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 10, 2012
Neil Findlay

I'm sure we have all sat through one of those addresses where the audience was left wondering just where is this speaker going? Or worse, after the event asking what was that all about? Usually this

By: Neil Findlay l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 10, 2012
Dr. Kregg Hood

You have a meeting or presentation coming up. How do you make sure this one is better than your last? Follow these four action steps to improve your next message.

By: Dr. Kregg Hood l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 05, 2012
Dr. Kregg Hood

Much training in the field of corporate communication focuses on the person who is speaking. While this is incredibly important, there is also a fine art to being in the group that is listening. The

By: Dr. Kregg Hood l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 05, 2012
Dr. Brent McCall

Failed presentations are costly to organizations. So how do you ensure presentation success? A presentation is successful only if an audience both retains the information and applies it or integrates

By: Dr. Brent McCall l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 05, 2012
Susan S. Harrington

What is the appropriate use of humor in professional settings? Here are some practical guidelines for the best use - or avoidance, as the situation may merit - of humor in business presentations and

By: Susan S. Harrington l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 05, 2012
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Roy Dovaston

As a Best Man it's important to write a crowd pleasing speech. However, there are many pitfalls to writing and performing such an important speech. This article covers some basic tips and ways to

By: Roy Dovaston l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Trevor Johnson

People are afraid of so many things, but of all the fears in the world, the fear of public speaking ranks right at the top of the list. It is normal for new students or shy ones to be unable to speak

By: Trevor Johnson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Energy is a critical element for any motivational speech, whether to a rally of thousands or to one potential customer or employee. So how do we express that energy and translate it to our audience?

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

The other day I received an email from a young man who told me that he was getting a sore throat by speaking loudly at the clubs and wondered if my training dealt with volume. I had to smile when he

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

Need some help to plan and deliver a speech? Read on for some help from a speech and drama expert.

By: Brenda Gurr l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

When it comes to image, most people believe that their visual image is the 'piece de resistance'. And, there is no doubt that it is very important both professionally and personally. Have you ever

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Susan S. Harrington

What is the appropriate use of humor in professional settings? Here are some practical guidelines for the best use - or avoidance, as the situation may merit - of humor in business presentations and

By: Susan S. Harrington l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 05, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

One of the most common forms of public speaking is making announcements. Making and hearing announcements is a daily occurrence for many workplaces, clubs and volunteer organizations. They are so

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

You may, at one point, find yourself in the position of having to say a few impromptu words at your next meeting or seminar. An impromptu speech doesn't have the benefit of being prepared, and in any

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

When you are asked, requested, or invited to speak, whether it is for your company, a business organization, a leads club, or some type of conference, how familiar are you with your audience and

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
David Shreeve

By and large, when you are required to "say a few words" - when you are asked to make a speech - your audience is sympathetic if you hesitate or stumble or say 1998 instead of 1989; they empathise

By: David Shreeve l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Crisis communication is a vital part of not only our presentation skills, but of our leadership skills as well. A crisis situation creates uncertainty, leading in some cases to panic. So you need a

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

It's weird. Professional speakers, who are often paid thousands of dollars to give a one-hour talk, are expected to "sell from the platform" - that is, encourage audience members to go to their

By: Janet F White l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Every speech should be persuasive, even eulogies, reports, instruction and crisis communications. Most of us tend to think of things like fund raising, community activism or political campaigns when

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
David Ono

Best Man speeches can be difficult for guys who over complicate and make the event bigger than it needs to be. You can easily get caught up in blowing this speech out of proportion and making it seem

By: David Ono l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Dr. Jim Anderson

This giving a speech thing is hard to do! Think of all of the various things that you need to do at the same time: remember the words that you want to say, keep eye contact with your audience, keep

By: Dr. Jim Anderson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

Many people contact me because they have a voice that is too high-pitched, too soft, too loud, too nasal, too wimpy, too weak, too shrill, too childlike. In fact, the list of descriptive adjectives

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

What Is Persuasive Speaking? Persuasive speaking can be characterized as a skill that facilitates change in someone's beliefs, viewpoints and actions. The main objective of persuasive speaking is to

By: Donald Hanson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

As a developing speaker, one of the most important public speaking lessons you must learn in order to improve your presentation skills is inclusiveness, or how to relate to your audience members on a

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Fred Haley

Your audience wants you to succeed. They want you to do well so that they can be entertained, informed and inspired. Your self-confidence grows. As you become more confident, you build credibility.

By: Fred Haley l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
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Dr. Jim Anderson

Let's pretend for just a moment that you were a public speaker who lived back in Shakespeare's time (1564 - 1616). Forget all of those presentation tips that you've learned because all of your

By: Dr. Jim Anderson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 36 lComments: 0
Dr. Jim Anderson

This giving a speech thing is hard to do! Think of all of the various things that you need to do at the same time: remember the words that you want to say, keep eye contact with your audience, keep

By: Dr. Jim Anderson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Trevor Johnson

People are afraid of so many things, but of all the fears in the world, the fear of public speaking ranks right at the top of the list. It is normal for new students or shy ones to be unable to speak

By: Trevor Johnson l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0

Need some help to plan and deliver a speech? Read on for some help from a speech and drama expert.

By: Brenda Gurr l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
David Ono

Best Man speeches can be difficult for guys who over complicate and make the event bigger than it needs to be. You can easily get caught up in blowing this speech out of proportion and making it seem

By: David Ono l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0

It's weird. Professional speakers, who are often paid thousands of dollars to give a one-hour talk, are expected to "sell from the platform" - that is, encourage audience members to go to their

By: Janet F White l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Fred Haley

Your audience wants you to succeed. They want you to do well so that they can be entertained, informed and inspired. Your self-confidence grows. As you become more confident, you build credibility.

By: Fred Haley l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Every speech should be persuasive, even eulogies, reports, instruction and crisis communications. Most of us tend to think of things like fund raising, community activism or political campaigns when

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Sometimes the thing that makes a lesson really stick is not the information, but the person teaching it. Think back to your favourite teachers, coaches and trainers, and consider how much they helped

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

One of the most common forms of public speaking is making announcements. Making and hearing announcements is a daily occurrence for many workplaces, clubs and volunteer organizations. They are so

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Energy is a critical element for any motivational speech, whether to a rally of thousands or to one potential customer or employee. So how do we express that energy and translate it to our audience?

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

Crisis communication is a vital part of not only our presentation skills, but of our leadership skills as well. A crisis situation creates uncertainty, leading in some cases to panic. So you need a

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

You may, at one point, find yourself in the position of having to say a few impromptu words at your next meeting or seminar. An impromptu speech doesn't have the benefit of being prepared, and in any

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Delva Rebin

As a developing speaker, one of the most important public speaking lessons you must learn in order to improve your presentation skills is inclusiveness, or how to relate to your audience members on a

By: Delva Rebin l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

Many people contact me because they have a voice that is too high-pitched, too soft, too loud, too nasal, too wimpy, too weak, too shrill, too childlike. In fact, the list of descriptive adjectives

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

When you are asked, requested, or invited to speak, whether it is for your company, a business organization, a leads club, or some type of conference, how familiar are you with your audience and

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

The other day I received an email from a young man who told me that he was getting a sore throat by speaking loudly at the clubs and wondered if my training dealt with volume. I had to smile when he

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Nancy Daniels

When it comes to image, most people believe that their visual image is the 'piece de resistance'. And, there is no doubt that it is very important both professionally and personally. Have you ever

By: Nancy Daniels l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Len Bowcott

I recommend to anyone willing to listen that visual presentations are the way to go. Presentations using video and PowerPoint are one of the best ways to convey your ideas and to convince your

By: Len Bowcott l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0

People who want to overcome a fear of public speaking usually claim that they want to "have more confidence". In this article I deconstruct the concept of confidence and analyse it as a "absence of

By: Matt W Cook l Writing & Speaking > Public Speaking l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
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