Trending Sources

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 247) – Mark Twain

Manner of Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers Humour language Mark Twain public speaking quotes quotes Samuel Clemens“Don’t use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.” — Mark Twain.

2016 64

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 245) – Aristotle

Manner of Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers Aristotle Emotion public speaking public speaking quotes rhetoric“An emotional speaker always makes his audience feel with him, even when there is nothing in his arguments; which is why many speakers try to overwhelm their audience by mere noise.” ” — Aristotle.

2016 60

Fear of Public Speaking: Reframing “Fear”

Matt Eventoff

Fear and anxiety surrounding public speaking is nothing new. Google “Cure for the Fear of Public Speaking” and you will return over 2 million results. “The only thing we have to fear is… fear itself.” ” - President Franklin D. Roosevelt. million! Nervous energy affects all of us.

Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes

Matt Eventoff

Public speaking expert is a title that carries tremendous weight.  Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4 th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? All that’s left are key words and key phrases.

2014 72

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 233) – Aristotle

Manner of Speaking

Educated men lay down broad general principles; uneducated men argue from … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Aristotle public speaking public speaking quotes simplicity

2016 74

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 243) – Ibn Battuta

Manner of Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers Ibn Battuta public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes storytelling travel“Traveling—it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller.” — Ibn Battuta (أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة).

2016 60

The TED Secret to Great Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

have decided to create a “tricolon” of posts about Chris … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech TED audience Chris Anderson ideas metaphor public speaking simplicityMy previous two posts centred around TED Curator Chris Anderson.

2016 86

Public Speaking Trends

The Communication Blog

Here’s an interesting article that I just ran across while researching trends in public speaking. Lisa B. Marshall identifies 7. link].

2016 33

George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert

Matt Eventoff

George Orwell, public speaking expert?  The post George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking.

2016 36

RHETORIC – The Game That Will Make Public Speaking Fun

Presentation Guru

RHETORIC–The Public Speaking Game™. Public speaking. … Build Your Skills Resources Practice Public Speaking Rhetoric

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 237) – Adele

Manner of Speaking

just gotta bear … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Adele audience Nerves public speaking quotes quotes stage fright“I’m scared of audiences. I get shitty scared. One show in Amsterdam, I was so nervous I escaped out the fire exit. I’ve thrown up a couple of times.

2016 63

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 246) – Garr Reynolds

Manner of Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers Garr Reynolds PowerPoint Presentation Presentation Zen public speaking quotes“Humans are completely incapable of reading and comprehending text on a screen and listening to a speaker at the same time. Therefore, lots of text (almost any text!), and long, complete sentences are bad, Bad, BAD.”

2016 49

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 212) – William Butler Yeats

Manner of Speaking

“Think like a wise man, but communicate in the language of the people.” — William Butler YeatsFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes simplicity William Butler Yeats

2015 75

Malala Yousafzai and Public Speaking: 12 Lessons from the Best Speech of 2013

Matt Eventoff

Malala Yousafzai is an exceptional public speaker, period. An exceptional public speaker. And she was a young woman. Not a young speaker.

2013 100

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 222) – Milton Glaser

Manner of Speaking

Wow is the one to aim for.” —  Milton GlaserFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Design Milton Glaser public speaking public speaking quotes“There are three responses to a piece of design—Yes, No and Wow!

2016 64

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 237) – Adele

Manner of Speaking

just gotta bear … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Adele audience Nerves public speaking quotes quotes stage fright“I’m scared of audiences. I get shitty scared. One show in Amsterdam, I was so nervous I escaped out the fire exit. I’ve thrown up a couple of times.

2016 54

Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs – 3 Tips for a Successful Pitch

Matt Eventoff

Public speaking for entrepreneurs?  The reality is that a presentation, a pitch or “casual” conversations about your company all qualify as examples of public speaking.  When I ask entrepreneurs about public speaking, I often hear “I don’t have to give speeches.”. Absolutely!  What are you trying to accomplish?

2014 88

12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Fear and anxiety before speaking publicly is nearly universal – it targets all of us, at different times and to varying degrees. Two of the greatest orators of the past two centuries, Sir Winston Churchill and President Abraham Lincoln, were both reported to have some degree of anxiety before speaking publicly. You are not alone!

2014 77

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 228) – Plato

Manner of Speaking

“A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool speaks because he has to say something.” —  Plato Photo courtesy of Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia CommonsFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Plato public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

2016 51

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 242) – Bruno Giussani

Manner of Speaking

Her task is to use that time … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers TED audience Bruno Giussani public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

2016 49

Demosthenes and Public Speaking, Pt II

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take  your public speaking to the next level? Stand barefoot on blacktop while reciting your speech to test your patience and create proper cadence? Practice on a tightrope to master balance and control over motion? Of course not – and you shouldn’t!

2013 72

Steve Jobs – Public Speaking, Preparation & Practice

Matt Eventoff

The speed at which information travels has rendered most news dated within hours; days if a story really has “legs.”  Two key takeaways: 1. The

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 221) – Norman Vincent Peale

Manner of Speaking

” —  Norman Vincent PealeFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Norman Vincent Peale Power of Positive Thinking public speaking public speaking quotes“I give the same mashed potatoes for each speech. just change the gravy.”

2016 58

The TED Secret to Great Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

have decided to create a “tricolon” of posts about Chris … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech TED audience Chris Anderson ideas metaphor public speaking simplicityMy previous two posts centred around TED Curator Chris Anderson.

2016 59

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 214) – Epictetus

Manner of Speaking

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” — EpictetusFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Epictetus public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

2015 47

Zen and the Art of Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

He explores the subject over the course of … Continue reading → Audience Preparation audience Presentation public speaking Robert Pirsig Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceRobert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance was published in 1974. The In Zen, Pirsig discusses the metaphysics of quality.

2016 43

14 Public Speaking Lessons from the United States Supreme Court

Manner of Speaking

There, I specialized in corporate commercial litigation and environmental … Continue reading → Uncategorized law oral advocacy Presentation public speaking United States Supreme CourtI am Barrister and Solicitor, and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Public Speaking & Communication in the Middle East/North Africa

Matt Eventoff

Each country has its own dialect and traditions, even hand gestures that a professional in the public eye must be aware of to not insult anyone. Communication Tips & Strategy Tips media training Middle East middle east public speaking Public Speaking public speaking dubai By Ceem Haidar & Dalia Ghawi. Great.

2014 85

Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs – 3 Tips for a Successful Pitch

Matt Eventoff

Public speaking for entrepreneurs?  When I ask entrepreneurs about public speaking, I often hear “I don’t have to give speeches.”.

2014 59

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 239) – Maya Angelou

Manner of Speaking

Quotes for Public Speakers Maya Angelou public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” — Maya Angelou.

2016 43

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 218) – Alan Rickman

Manner of Speaking

But the story needs a great storyteller.” — Alan RickmanFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Alan Rickman public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Stories storytelling“It is an ancient need to be told stories.

2016 54

The Truth About Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

There is a saying in boxing that holds true for public speaking – “Styles Make Fights.”  Styles This is why I have always felt that the idea that you can become a great orator after reading a book on public speaking is like being prepared to go on the Tour de France after reading a book on bicycling– not really possible.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 231) – Susan Cain

Manner of Speaking

“Some introverts are perfectly comfortable with public speaking; I’m not one of them.” ” — Susan Cain Filed under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers introverts Public Speaking Quotations quotes Susan Cain

2016 52

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 211) – Demosthenes

Manner of Speaking

“All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.” — Demosthenes Photo courtesy of Sting / Wikimedia CommonsFiled under: Motivation, Quotes for Public Speakers. Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers Demosthenes Public Speaking Quotations quotes

2015 51

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 227) – Boris Johnson

Manner of Speaking

It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.” — Boris JohnsonFiled under: Humour, Quotes for Public Speakers. Humour Quotes for Public Speakers Boris Johnson humor public speaking quotes quotes

2016 61

Lea Michele, Glee and Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Who said that adults can’t learn from younger adults? Her speech was very emotional and she did many things right while delivering it.

2013 61

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. Some examples of great orators and public speakers of the 20th Century: Sir Winston Churchill.

101 Public Speaking websites

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m honored to have my blog listed among the 101 Public Speaking websites published by the Guide to Online Communication Master Programs.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 224) – Anaïs Nin

Manner of Speaking

” — Anaïs NinFiled under: Quotes for Public Speakers. Quotes for Public Speakers Anaïs Nin courage public speaking quotes quotes“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

2016 55

Five Characteristics You need to Succeed as a Public Speaker

Manner of Speaking

He … Continue reading → Motivation Arman Sadeghi audience authenticity Confidence passion public speakingThis is a guest post by Arman Sadeghi. Arman Arman is an entrepreneur, professional speaker and founder of Titanium Success. He has a degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California at Berkeley.

2016 73