Get 'Good On Your Feet' as a speaker in our March 2-3 workshop

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Subscribers to our newsletters get a 25 percent discount on registration. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! workshops extemporaneous speakingWhether you're making a focused business presentation or an inspiring speech, you want to do more than read your text or your slides. How will you remember what you want to say, without looking at notes? What if you get a question out of left field--and freeze?

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"How can I take my presentation style to the next level?"

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Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! workshops extemporaneous speaking handling questions gesturesGood public speaking and presenting skills don't come naturally. They take practice--something lots of managers avoid or can't seem to set aside time to do. But practice lets you try, make mistakes and correct them fast, and gives you a safer place to fail than a real-life presentation.

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Is poise connected to practice in public speaking?

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Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! speaking with confidence practice extemporaneous speakingA while back, I asked readers of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook "If you could improve one thing about your public speaking, what would you focus on?" Tina Laue said, " Inner poise and self worth. Also actually rehearsing a little more and flying by the seat of my pants a little less!"

My favorite fixes for public speaking: Write and learn a script

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I can hear you saying now, "But I don't want to sound scripted," or, "I'm only at my best when I can speak extemporaneously." But it's a myth that working with a text means you'll sound unnatural or forced, and often, speakers have learned to cite their need for extemporaneous speaking as a way to avoid having someone tell them what they need to say. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1.

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Famous Speech Friday: Jessica Mendoza calls major league baseball playoff

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The ability to speak extemporaneously and with authority requires that knowledge base. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 It's 2015, and a first has just occurred: Olympic softball medalist and sports announcer Jessica Mendoza called a nationally televised Major League Baseball (MLB) playoff game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros. Calling a game in baseball, particularly in the majors, requires a variety of speaking skills.

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Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis: "Everything should be spoken"

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So you''ll hear ums and pauses aplenty, and yet she''s among the most eloquent extemporaneous speakers I''ve heard. Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. Viola Davis is among my favorite speakers here at The Eloquent Woman and she''s in the very small club of women with three speeches in our Index of famous speeches by women.

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The Eloquent Woman Index reaches 150 famous speeches by women

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And here''s a new discount: If you''re an American traveling from the U.S. to attend the conference, you can get a 200 Euro discount with the code "eloquentwoman.". Here''s a milestone of which I''m proud: We''ve now published 150 famous speeches by women in our Famous Speech Friday series, all of which make up The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women.

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What to do when your speech follows a tragedy

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The tragedy prompts a speech you wouldn't normally give: Madonna made an extemporaneous speech before her performance in Stockholm after the Paris attacks. "I You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 On Saturday, I had two coaching clients heading to the stage. One was giving a TEDx talk, the other was speaking to members of the professional association she runs.

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For Black History Month, 29 famous speeches by black women

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An eloquent extemporaneous speech. Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women. Whether African, American or from elsewhere in the world, they make up close to 20 percent of the speeches we''ve collected and featured so far.

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From the vault: A checklist for the whole speaker, annotated for introverts

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Since extemporaneous speaking may not be my strong suit, what's my backup plan--written notes? Registration is open until November 16 or when all seats are filled, but you'll get a good discount if you register by November 2 (Editor's note: I'm sharing again this popular post from August 2010 as registration continues for my new workshop on public speaking and presenting for introverts.

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Notes from #fwneloquent, my workshop for the Fabian Women's Network

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Structuring a talk: I am a big advocate of the centuries-old rule of three, and suggested that one simple structure for a talk--whether in a written speech or delivered extemporaneously--would be a strong start, a core with three key points, and a strong close. You can grab a sweet discount by registering by April 11.

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Another school of thought would compel you to read the audience in real time as you go through the presentation and interact or extemporaneously strike off in a direction of their choosing by reading the crowd. blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Inc Magazine- A Video Review Next post: SOBCon Offers a Blog It Earn It Discount Get the blog sent to your inbox by entering your email address: Get the Free eBook!

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