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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. Here are just a few of the things he is rumored to have done to attain his goal: Corrected his defective elocution by speaking with pebbles in his mouth.

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Princeton University, President Wilson and the Art of Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Princeton and public speaking have a long, storied history together.  President Wilson certainly qualifies as a public speaking expert.

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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.

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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.

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

Matt Eventoff

There are 20+ public speaking lessons for every executive, political, academic and professional presenter. And she was a young woman. It showed.

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Speak with Conviction

Manner of Speaking

It’s always great to see young people who are interested in public speaking and willing to take the plunge to share their ideas with others.

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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

Speaking with integrity

PowerPoint Tips

Do you speak with integrity? doubt that it’s possible to always speak with perfect integrity. It made me feel pretty uncomfortable.

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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.

Rhetoric – The Pubic Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck , and me.

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.

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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

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.

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. She does not read from her speech, and she rarely speaks while looking down at them.

Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Matt Eventoff

The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is unquestionably a public speaking expert. He was speaking in support of the striking sanitation workers in Memphis. Uncategorized martin luther king public speaking mlk speech public speaking expert

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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!

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Speaking to inspire

PowerPoint Tips

The topic was “From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint: Speaking to Inspire.”. Book a Speak to Inspire workshop! Are sales up?

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The Alchemy of Public Speaking: Turning Performance Anxiety into Presence

Speaking Freely

Alchemy is a term for turning a less valuable substance into a more valuable one.  In our physical body, we can alchemically transform performance anxiety into presence. The human body is a laboratory for transformation of consciousness. Performance anxiety is a distressful reaction to energy trying to flow through the body when we become the [.].

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Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Works best if you write as you speak. Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media National Speakers Association Shep Hyken “The job is not doing the speech. Post openings at the business school. Transform articles into videos.

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Speaking of Chris Brogan Speaking.

Speak and Deliver

Chris is a classic example of 'an expert who speaks', a label that describes the vast majority of speakers in today's market. And No.

2011 31

Public Speaking & Communication in the Middle East/North Africa

Matt Eventoff

In most Western cultures, eye contact with the person you are speaking with is interpreted as direct and shows a certain level of attentiveness. Communication Tips & Strategy Tips media training Middle East middle east public speaking Public Speaking public speaking dubai By Ceem Haidar & Dalia Ghawi. Great.

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Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck , and me.

Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

In a university setting, public speaking and presentation skills are just as crucial for faculty and professors as these skills are for students.  The presentation was entitled Know Your ABC’s, and you will be reading more about it in the coming months. 

14 Public Speaking Lessons from the United States Supreme Court

Manner of Speaking

There, I specialized in corporate … Continue reading → Uncategorized law oral advocacy Presentation public speaking United States Supreme CourtI am a lawyer (both a barrister and solicitor), and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. began my legal career with Fasken Martineau, one of Canada’s oldest and largest law firms.

How to Encourage People to Speak the Truth

Speaking Freely

Authenticity Communication Connection public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Speaking from the Heart Public Speaking Course public speaking training self-expression Transparency Have you experienced that people sometimes give you excuses rather than reasons?

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Leaders Need Comfort in the Skin for Public Speaking

Speaking Freely

What is often misnamed as fear of public speaking is one of the best-kept secrets of corporate leaders. It is surprising how few leaders feel really comfortable speaking in public settings and being the center of attention. The post Leaders Need Comfort in the Skin for Public Speaking appeared first on Speaking Freely.

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12 Public Speaking Lessons from “Comedian”

Manner of Speaking

17:30 – As Jerry is driving to a speaking engagement, he says, “It does not matter [who] the audience is. The film is very candid.

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Basic Public Speaking Etiquette

Manner of Speaking

Too often, many speakers overlook this most basic aspect of public speaking etiquette. It doesn’t matter – Joe is demonstrating bad public speaking etiquette. Whenever you are introduced by another person, have the courtesy and the poise to wait until that person is seated before you begin speaking.

Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool

Speaking Freely

Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.” Leadership Presentation Skills public speaking Uncategorized Confidence Fear of Public Speaking leadership Presentation Public Speaking Course public speaking training

Speak & Deliver in Kuala Lumpur

Speak and Deliver

Losing Toastmasters Trophy Win Anyway Winning World Championship of Public Speaking Seven times previously, to be precise. NOT ME.

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Fear of Public Speaking: Speak Anyway

Speak and Deliver

Over the last few weeks, I've been working with a client who is simply scared to death of speaking in front of other people. Accept Your Fear.

Speaking With Conviction…Over the Phone

DeFinis Communications

You have to deliver your ideas without the benefits of a face-to-face meeting, or you have to speak to an image on a computer screen.

2011 74

Public Speaking Can Cause Physical Harm

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!

2011 64

Public Speaking Challenges Faced by Introvert Presenters

SketchBubble

The post Public Speaking Challenges Faced by Introvert Presenters appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Presentation Tips

2015 41

Remember your successes to build speaking confidence

Speak Schmeak

Here''s a simple trick for mustering up some confidence before your next presentation: Recall positive memories of public speaking from your past.

2013 50

Public Speaking for Professional Athletes, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

When it comes to communicating off of the field,  the professional athlete faces a major dilemma– a constant flurry of opportunities to speak, and very little, if any, formal training on how to handle those opportunities. Please, slow down when you speak, as well as AN-NUN-CI-ATE! Most of us do. Stay tuned for Pt.

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Public Speaking for Introverts: 6 Essential Tips

Duarte Blog

Susan is developing an online course on Public Speaking for Introverts (you can go here for more info). At the same time, public speaking is a performance, and that’s a good thing, even if you’re not a natural actor. And that’s why speaking (instead of listening) can feel uncomfortable – unnatural, even. But that’s wrong.

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How to Speak & Deliver in 2016

Speak and Deliver

Has Speak & Deliver been left dormant for 4 long months? I'll also continue with speaking related book reviews, and using more guest posts.

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How is dating like public speaking?

Speak Schmeak

Public speaking also has desired outcomes and rewards. Public Speaking Anxiety Taking RisksHave you ever been on a date? Did you hate it?

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