12 ways to get the most out of a speaking or presentation training session

The Eloquent Woman

I'll be leading the "Good on Your Feet" workshop on dynamic speaking skills next week--you have signed up, haven't you?--and Here are a dozen things you can do to make sure you can get the most out of your next presentation or public speaking training session. If you're the only trainee, your special needs or issues may be the basis for the training--or an area in which your trainer isn't expert, so clue her in early.

Public speaking vs. death

Speak Schmeak

I think I'll get into my workout clothes, so I'll be ready to go when it's time. I've written before about most of these mistaken beliefs about public speaking, as they are major pet peeves of mine, but please make a special note of the first one in the article. Here's what she told me in an e-mail: "I have a standing offer to all my participants: Bring me a current, scientifically credible study showing that public speaking is the #1 fear and I'll give you $100.

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Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School

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DarrenBarefoot.com Contact Jobs Speaking About Home September 3rd, 2007 Filed under: Mixed Bag , Technology , The Arts 71 Comments » Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School An Unlikely Education I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, and was inspired to get it done by Merlin Mann’s recent piece about improving his use of PowerPoint. I learned a lot of good public speaking practices from theatre school.

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