10 Tips for Public Speaking from Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp

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Check the microphone, lighting, audio/visual equipment, and any other factors that may affect your performance. If your presentation involves statistics and analytical data, put them in a handout that the audience can refer to. Write down key points or statements so you can refer to them, but deliver the rest of it spontaneously making eye contact. Practice with a tape recorder or in front of friends and family. Giving a Speech? 10 Tips for Public Speaking.

5 things speakers should ask the meeting planner

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I asked Jennifer to share her insights for speakers--perhaps the most practical advice you'll ever get--from her vantage point as a meeting planner. Finding out the overall format of the presentation is critical as well as allowances for audio visual equipment, including internet access.

Reviewing those use-or-lose-the-lectern lessons

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Formal events--graduations, church services, funerals and award presentations--almost always demand a lectern , especially if you must frequently refer to notes with people's names (if you're presenting awards or degrees, for example).

Week 7: Use-or-lose lectern lessons

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Formal events--graduations, church services, funerals and award presentations--almost always demand a lectern , especially if you must frequently refer to notes with people's names (if you're presenting awards or degrees, for example).