Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. Some examples of great orators and public speakers of the 20th Century: Sir Winston Churchill. Who will students in 2025 study as famous orators and public speakers of the 21st Century?

Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

Other recent lectures have included topics ranging from on topics ranging from Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs to Message Development 101 to Pre-Crisis Communication to Connecting with your Class: Communication Strategy for Professors (and a whole host of others) to Communicating outside of the Classroom: Communication Strategy for Faculty and Staff. .

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15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

The Eloquent Woman

It''s also a secret weapon in my coaching of speakers and public speaking workshops, as well as my own public speaking. Workshop logistics: I do custom workshops for clients and offer public workshops for which anyone may register.

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Does Public Speaking Training Work?

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

This was me earlier today after I spotted a blog post entitled “Confessions of a Former public speaking trainer – Don’t waste your money.” But does this mean that all public speaking training courses are a waste of time?

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. I won't kid you - there aren't simple, cookie cutter answers to overcoming your fear, but there are some strategies to manage the fear, and Speak & Deliver anyway.

4 finds to streamline your public speaking and presenting

The Eloquent Woman

Now Unwhiteboard cleans up those photos for you when you send them to a specific email address. Present.me: Sending a big slide deck via email and PDF is no guarantee that your recipient will do more than hit "delete."

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How To Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking: A Book Review

Speak and Deliver

The first time I became aware of Jeremy Donovan''s new book, How to Win the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking (non-affiliate link) , it was via email, from a fellow veteran of the ''Big Stage'', as they asked me ''Have you seen this?''

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The New Fear of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

The fear of Public Speaking. The NEW fear of Public Speaking. In case you are wondering, when I'm not out speaking & delivering, I'm coaching other people to Speak & Deliver. None of these people really feared speaking in public.

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Diamonds (Emails, Facebook and MySpace) Are Forever

Matt Eventoff

Today it is emails, Facebook pages, MySpace pages, Flickr pages, and the list goes on and on. Emails Last Forever. Granted, this email exchange is a bit unusual. does not get meeting for said client, receives countless harsh emails, and apologizes 6 different times. This goes on for 19 emails. Calling the scheduler “Liz&# as opposed to “Elizabeth&# on one email. Emails (and diamonds) are forever.

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Sandra Zimmer Method to Overcome Public Speaking Fear

Speaking Freely

Recently, I wrote my most revealing article about the Sandra Zimmer Method to overcome public speaking fear and stage fright. A Presentation Guru Requests an Article The Commissioning Editor of Presentation-Guru.com, Jared Senseman, emailed to ask if I would write an article about my approach. Jared said Presentation-Guru was looking for unique approaches that help people speak and present more effectively. […].

Public Speaking tips « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth Act the Part Overcoming Performance Anxiety Public Speaking tips Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 16, 2010 In: Body Language | Executive Presence | Public Speaking Comment!

Meryl Streep on Margaret Thatcher and public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Public speaking was a hallmark of Margaret Thatcher's career, long before she became Britain's prime minister--and public speaking is emerging as a strong theme in the new movie The Iron Lady , which debuts January 6 in the UK.

The faceless bitch slide: Why women have trouble with public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

From time to time, smart women I like and admire get defensive about the topic of women and public speaking. So why do they need special advice about public speaking?" And we wonder why women hesitate about public speaking.

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Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking February 25, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments The world of apps is a vast and inviting place, but it can easily get overwhelming. Public Speech-Recorder (free): This app does one specific task, record your audio, and it does it effectively.

Beware the Latest Scam in Public Speaking!

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

I have regularly warned my blog readers about a long-running scam that preys on the hopes of public speakers, inviting them to speak (at a hefty fee) at a conference in the UK or somewhere else in the world.    So the answer is simply to ignore the email.  The Parenting UK and Parent Practise here by use this medium to request for your attendance to speak as the Guest Speaker in our forth coming seminar for Parents.??THEME:

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Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. III

Matt Eventoff

Body Movement, Pt II - As a former amateur boxer, nothing prepares me to speak better than light shadow boxing a few minutes before I have to speak. Stay tuned, Pt IV will focus on tools and tactics when the presentation or speech actually begins… *If you are in a crowd or a situation where you are not by yourself immediately prior to presenting, please send an email and I will give you some pointers on how to improvise.

June's top 10 public speaking tips and issues

The Eloquent Woman

It's got a 2-page free download of questions to ask yourself before any speaking situation, from small meeting to big speech. The sushi of speaking: 7 bite-sized ideas to get you speech-ready revised a classic post from the vault so it's updated to get you ready to speak.

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What's holding you back from more or better public speaking?

The Eloquent Woman

When it comes to public speaking, what's holding you back? Your barriers to more or better public speaking might involve internal factors, like your skill levels, your lack of confidence or your lack of experience. Finding public speaking opportunities.

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May's top 10 public speaking and presenting tips

The Eloquent Woman

Here's how to create it and use it as a key speaking tool. When you're speaking, what colors should you wear? I'm glad we can extend her voice in this way--and you can hear her speak in a recording in the post.

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What's your public speaking or presenting advice--fortune-cookie style?

The Eloquent Woman

Today, I'm asking readers to share their best public speaking advice--but in the form of a fortune, such as you'd find in a fortune cookie. These are certainly shorter than a tweet, and can be hopeful, foreboding or cryptic, as you please.

Executive Communication Skills: Tech Habits

Matt Eventoff

Asking people not to take notes digitally is a stretch, but asking them not to check email while meeting is not. #6 Important phone calls come in, and there are critical emails we all get. 7 Email over everything – Constantly checking your smartphone or tablet email client in front of colleagues, clients, or the boss (I’ve seen all 3) sends a message you don’t want to send. 8 Email Does Not Emote!

The all-in-one for introverts on public speaking: 6 essential resources

The Eloquent Woman

Here's the good news: Being an introvert doesn't mean you'll be a failure as a public speaker. Many an introvert has gone on to a great speaking career, and introverts speak up in meetings and conference calls every day in the workplace. women and public speaking introverts

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April's top 10 public speaking tips and issues

The Eloquent Woman

Here are your most-read choices this month: What can video do to help you get that speaking gig, a guest post from Sarah Milstein, shares the conference organizer's view on why it's important to submit video--and how to do it.

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What Prohibition did for women and public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

If you watched the Ken Burns documentary Prohibition , based on Daniel Okrent's book Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, you might have noticed the active role women played in what was called the temperance movement--and the major role they played in public speaking on the issue.

Online Communication – Email is Not Dead

Matt Eventoff

Email’s impending death has been written about ad nauseum, and never seems to come. Email has been, and in my opinion will continue to be, the dominant online communication medium of choice. Here is Elie’s post: Email is not dead – be careful the Silicon Valley koolaid that you drink by Elie Seidman on October 12, 2009. Jessica Vascellaro ( of lipsyncing fame ), the WSJ’s Silicon Valley reporter, has an article in todays’ WSJ titled “The end of the email era”.

The all-in-one on gestures for public speaking: 12 great tips

The Eloquent Woman

Think of gestures as a way to help the audience "see" your point, and use these 12 resources to do a better job with this important speaking tool: Gestures don't just contribute to your message. Check my list of 4 things to remove before speaking to find out.

Kindle v. tablet for public speaking: What's on your Black Friday gift wish list?

The Eloquent Woman

Will you be asking for (or buying) a tablet or Kindle to help with your public speaking? Tablet computers are expected to be a hot item when holiday shoppers start taking advantage of the "Black Friday" deals that will start later this week.

Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. In a personal email to Max Atkinson , reproduced in Max’s book “ Lend me your Ears ”, Albert Mehrabian said: I am obviously uncomfortable about misquotes of my work. This myth makes you believe that there is some mystique to public speaking – for which you need special training. The public speaking world adopted this maxim from advertising.

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Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. In a personal email to Max Atkinson , reproduced in Max’s book “ Lend me your Ears ”, Albert Mehrabian said: I am obviously uncomfortable about misquotes of my work. This myth makes you believe that there is some mystique to public speaking – for which you need special training. The public speaking world adopted this maxim from advertising.

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Morgan’s 10 Holiday-inspired Rules for Public Speaking - Especially When Things Go Wrong

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Over the years I’ve learned that there are no cosmic rules in Public Speaking.    There are answers to challenges and speaking problems – and then better answers.  That said, there are tips that, judiciously applied, will make your life better as a public speaker particularly when responding to speaking crises. 

The all-in-one on fear and public speaking: 15 resources

The Eloquent Woman

So why are we so nervous about our public speaking fears? Elle Group senior vice president Carol Smith made it a point to overcome her speaking fears. You also can listen in on two psychology experts analyzing their own public speaking fears and approaches.

December's top 10 public speaking tips

The Eloquent Woman

Celebrate your public speaking skills with the top 10 most-read posts from the blog in December: If I were speaking at TEDWomen, here's what I'd say about the future of women and girls was written in November, but zoomed in popularity when the TEDWomen conference convened in early December.

How you stand, sound and look: 3 insights on public speaking's physicality

The Eloquent Woman

Speaking is a physical act, something you do in three dimensions. So it pays to pay attention to how your body works when you're speaking, to know your own habits and options. Here, three insights on your posture, voice and face to help you become a better speaker: How's your posture?

Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking


Web Ink Now Follow me on Twitter Your email address: Powered by FeedBlitz Search this blog WWW www.webinknow.com THE BEST OF WEB INK NOW Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking The one question to ask your prospective social media agency No blog? Most of us have an opportunity to speak, perhaps at your industry event, or your companys sales conference, or to a local club. I like speakers that speak without notes and draw on whiteboards.

February's top 10 public speaking tips and issues

The Eloquent Woman

I always appreciate it when you share posts on Facebook, Twitter or email, and when you invite your friends to join us on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook. A worthy model for a difficult speaking task. What do I do about eye contact and swaying when I speak?

The blog's youngest public speaking fan (age 6) shares her first-ever talk

The Eloquent Woman

Editor's note: Writer Becky Ham, who reports for The Eloquent Woman on research about public speaking, told me that her 6-year-old daughter, Jenny Ham, had to give her first oral report in school--and wound up turning to The Eloquent Woman blog to answer her questions about public speaking.

Psychology experts analyze their public speaking fears, lessons

The Eloquent Woman

As a speaker and presenter, and as a public-speaking coach, I find psychology among the most useful tools for understanding audiences, how groups work, and how I interact with them. She sums up her learning this way: Public speaking sure did teach me a thing or two.

How to Thrive in a Challenging Public Speaking Situation

DeFinis Communications

The night before Carolyn was scheduled to give her speech, she sent me an email. Two days later I received another email from Carolyn. When you’re prepared and confident, you can thrive in even the most challenging speaking situations. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with Carolyne Stayton, the Executive Director of Transition US.

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How to conduct an international media interview via email: TJ.

TJ Walker Interactive

Public speaking, media training, presentation training, crisis communications Home Live Video About TJ Products & Services FAQs « Be Fearless How Setting Effects Your Investor Pitch » How to conduct an international media interview via email: TJ Walker in Merca 2.0


Roger Ebert rethinks public speaking without a voice of his own

The Eloquent Woman

Most of us take for granted how we sound when we speak, and don't like hearing our own voices recorded. You'd miss it, says film critic Roger Ebert, a self-described "motor mouth" who lost the ability to speak naturally due to cancer surgery.