Here is my 500th Public Speaking Tip: Don't be a 'one-speech-wonder!'

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

hour session with a speaker who had booked me for my service offering coaching for Women's Institute speaker auditions and club speakers. I was delighted to receive this testimonial: "Just wanted to say a big thank you for your coaching on Tuesday. My first October booking was about Patrick Campbell for the Bournemouth and Beyond Discovery Group at their temporary venue, Richmond Hill St Andrews Church in the centre of Bournemouth. Recent work and then that tip.

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Speaking and sport

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

Because my talks often involve anecdotes about amusing incidents that have happened at other speaking engagements, audiences usually assume that at my next booking I will be telling a story about them! Back in 1998, when I had been a speaker for just a couple of years, I spoke at a WI Group meeting in Oxford. I had a double booking the next day, the morning engagement being for Odiham District U3A in Hampshire. Durrington Women's Institute, Wiltshire.