Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Book - There's no such thing as public speaking

Make Any Presentation or Speech as Persuasive as a One-on-One Conversation

Jeanette and Roy Henderson
Whether addressing a few colleagues or a packed auditorium, readers will find practical and simple techniques for inspiring every listener. It's a wonderful blend of solid concepts, practical applications, and invaluable techniques. It takes the speaker from the planning stage through to the execution stage of any presentation. It addresses not only speaking in front of a crowd, but also one on one and small group interactions.
plus how to get the book for free
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Saturday, December 06, 2008

Public Speaking And Using Humour

The whole point of public speaking is to give your audience something to take with them. Rather it be something of entertainment, something of persuasion, and even just some new and interesting facts. You will want your audience members to be able to say that they learned something or that they don’t waste their time listening to you. You will find that it can be hard to break through and audience, but you will want to use your emotions to convince them that they are getting something out of the time that they are spending with you.You will need to use different tools in working the system. One of the best tools to use is humour.


Using maps in presentations

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Friday, November 28, 2008

How to make sure your speech flows

It’s very important that your speech have an intrinsic rhythm or “flow”; otherwise, it may come across to listeners as staccato, dull and/or uninspiring. But how do you ensure that your next presentation has a natural cadence that adds to the clarity and energy of the information being conveyed?

Though some people do have a natural gift for writing and delivering speeches that keep audience members spellbound from beginning to end, it’s absolutely fine if you didn’t receive that talent at birth. The ability to create a “flowing” presentation can be learned, and it’s probably much easier than you think.

To begin, try these top seven suggestions for maximum results during your next public speaking engagement:


Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Why I love speaking and what I think about the subject

Out of all the things I do these days it is SPEAKING that gets me "off" more then anything else.
Gary Vaynerchuk has captured national attention as a businessman and Internet celebrity. Gary’s fame can be attributed to his pioneering, multi-faceted approach to personal branding and business building.

Friday, November 21, 2008

10 Sure-Fire Steps To Take The Fear Out Of Public Speaking

Do you "feel the fear" when asked to do some public speaking? Public speaking is still one of our greatest fears and it turns grown men and women into nervous wrecks. The mere thought of it turns our tongue to cotton wool, causes our internal plumbing to act up and turns our knees to jelly. Well, there's no need for all of this because help is at hand. All you need to remember are your P's and Q's. Let's start with the P's


Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Clowns vs. Spiders vs. Public Speaking

Which do you fear most? And which fear is irrational? Seems everyone has a different answer. What's yours?

You can check out the other answers at the forum (and when you get there - tell me what you think of the spider. He looks friendly to me and I'm no spider lover!)

Saturday, November 15, 2008

A Guide to Public Speaking

Delivering an effective presentation is difficult. With the Internet, listeners have access to more information that ever before and have higher expectations for content from speakers today. In addition, because most people are saturated with entertainment, audiences want a presentation that is entertaining.

Here is a quick guide to giving an effective and interesting presentation:

Read the guide here ... It's basic but comprehensive and sometimes we need a reminder to pay attention to a particular aspect of our presentations.