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Extemporaneous speaking

Pivotal Public Speaking

Extemporaneous speaking should be practised and cultivated. impromptu speaking quotations about public speaking extemporaneous speakingIt is the lawyer’s avenue to the public… Abraham Lincoln.

6 famous extemporaneous speeches by women from The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Most people have at least a little case of the nerves when it comes to public speaking, so it can seem doubly impressive to watch a person speaking without notes , off-the-cuff, extemporaneously. Do these famous speeches inspire you to be a little more extemporaneous in your next talk?

An extemporaneous marvel of a speech

The Eloquent Woman

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Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: What you have in common with Tina Fey

Kate's Voice

What is the secret to great extemporaneous speaking? Public Speaking exercises extemporaneous speaking practice practicing public speaking tips Tina Fey People who are good at improvisational comedy have learned to adhere to 9 basic maxims. Three of these are: Say Yes Don’t prepare Just show up At first glance these titles may seem to reinforce that you don’t need to practice to be a good improviser, but, […].

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Can you speak on the "Battledecks?"

The Eloquent Woman

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What not to mention: Why airing the speaker's laundry doesn't help

The Eloquent Woman

inspiration for women speakers accidents and mishaps extemporaneous speakingHere's one of my pet peeves, speaking as an audience member: Speakers who tell me too much information about their disappointments in the event or their preparation for today's talk.

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Are you hiding behind your written remarks? Stand and deliver

The Eloquent Woman

Rather than have to memorize a written story or read the entire script, ease into some extemporaneous moments by practicing a personal story you know well. speechwriting notes scripts extemporaneous speaking

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Speech triage — 5 questions to ask yourself to prepare a presentation quickly

Pivotal Public Speaking

Ask yourself the following 5 questions: >>> Tags: public speaking speech writing extemporaneous speaking impromptu speaking Here’s a quick and effective method for preparing a presentation when you’re under the gun and can’t spend a lot of time brainstorming.

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Share your accidents (& saves) on the podium

The Eloquent Woman

Tags: accidents and mishaps extemporaneous speaking

Is poise connected to practice in public speaking?

The Eloquent Woman

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.

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

The Eloquent Woman

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.

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

The Eloquent Woman

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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Vital Speeches weighs in: "notes or not?"

The Eloquent Woman

I've asked some speechwriters I admire to share their perspective on whether speakers should choose a written speech, notes or extemporaneous speaking , a discussion we started on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook. Tags: speechwriter secrets speaker preparation extemporaneous speaking

Guest post: Why saying "I don't know" is my best Q-and-A tool

The Eloquent Woman

humor extemporaneous speaking handling questions(Editor's note: Museum educator Emily Finke writes the blog This View of Life.

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The Instant Speech

Communication Steroids

Toasts for the Season

Professionally Speaking...

Very, very few people are naturally good extemporaneous speakers. With Thanksgiving kicking off the festive holiday season next week here in the US, many of you will find yourselves in numerous situations where a toast or a few words to a group will be in order.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Then, after the third or fourth class, we were told to hand over our notes and to speak extemporaneously. Savvy speakers keep up with my wide-ranging reading list on women and public speaking by following The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , where these links and articles appear first.

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

The Eloquent Woman

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." As a speaker coach, it's my job to keep a lot of tools in my toolbox to help my clients improve their public speaking.

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King, Hamer, Ginsburg, Obama: Speech collections & a memoir

The Eloquent Woman

Houck, is the first collection of speeches by the noted civil rights activist, including transcriptions of her extemporaneous remarks. Women speakers often are left out of collections of "major speeches."

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15 Minutes - Including Q & A - A Book Review

Dahle Communication

I'm almost wondering if Joey did Extemporaneous speaking as a high school student because his method is exactly what I have taught my students for the past 10 years: 1. Many of us have seen lousy presentations after lousy presentations.

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Famous Speech Friday: Minn. Rep. Hortman calls out white male colleagues

The Eloquent Woman

If you see something, say something: Using even a short speech to describe what you see around you can be both simple and powerful, as speaking tactics go (and it's well suited to the fishbowl of a legislature and to extemporaneous remarks). She wasn't speaking. Another woman legislator, Rep.

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Another tip for reading from a script

Speak Schmeak

Then they proceed to rehearse and memorize until those lines sound extemporaneous and unscripted. My "Our Town" script from 8th grade I wrote last year that speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted , and I gave some tips on how to sound more natural.

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Another tip for reading from a script

Speak Schmeak

Then they proceed to rehearse and memorize until those lines sound extemporaneous and unscripted. My "Our Town" script from 8th grade I wrote last year that speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted , and I gave some tips on how to sound more natural.

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9 ideas to mix up your speaking in 2018

The Eloquent Woman

Be a guest on a podcast (great way to extemporaneous speaking!),

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7 secret advantages of the speaker who practices

The Eloquent Woman

Whether you do it solo or with a team, practice will help you: Look like you didn't need practice: Call it the Great Irony of Public Speaking: The speaker who practices winds up looking relaxed, unruffled, at ease and extemporaneous.

How do you get a winning beginning?

The Eloquent Woman

Do you dive right in with extemporaneous remarks, made up on the spot? When it comes to starting a speech or presentation, how do you go about getting a winning beginning? Plan carefully? Tell a joke? Get sidetracked by nerves, the audience settling down, or your own thoughts?

More ways to use The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women's Speeches

The Eloquent Woman

With more than 100 speeches and counting, The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women''s Speeches is a powerhouse resource if you''re looking for quotes, speech examples or inspiration and training help from women speakers. This year, we''re slicing the Index to make it more useful.

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Speakers get their own 'American Idol?'

The Eloquent Woman

Young speakers in Britain are amidst an American Idol-style competition called "The Speaker," which poses weekly challenges (be a newscaster, speak to the nation, be a tour guide, speak extemporaneously and more) and offers speaker-mentors in the form of vocal, body language and other coaches.

"Thank the Academy" analyzes Oscar speeches & gender issues in interactive site

The Eloquent Woman

Acceptance speeches with notes are longer --just over two minutes--than the extemporaneous ones, which average about one minute, 23 seconds.

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Why are speeches important?

The Eloquent Woman

This time, I'm not talking about presentations or extemporaneous remarks, but formal speeches of all kinds. Yes, there are speeches that can make you feel as if you never want to hear another word on the topic, or as if they'll never end.

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Presentation Preparation

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

Other speakers she found liked developing and practicing their big themes then going for a more extemporaneous approach to their presentations. ComputerWorld Editor Maryfran Johnson has an interesting article about the importance of preparation when developing a presentation. For some speakers she found that practicing out loud in advance of their presentation was in part the key to their success as presenters.

Famous Speech Friday: Jessica Mendoza calls major league baseball playoff

The Eloquent Woman

The ability to speak extemporaneously and with authority requires that knowledge base.

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what about toastmasters?

The Eloquent Woman

Mitchell makes the distinction, however, that Toastmasters doesn't go far enough for business presentation skills and message development (the latter is a core skill if you want to make your presentations memorable, and want to speak extemporaneously).

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9 famous TV and radio speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

We've featured many famous speeches by women that were covered on television and radio, but this collection of seven speeches were planned precisely for TV or radio delivery. They run the gamut from politics to humor and popular issues like cooking and weight loss.

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Successful Speeches Blog " 39 Things I've learned About Public Speaking

Successful Speeches Blog

successful than extemporaneous speeches. Every year, I challenge myself on my birthday by doing consecutive. push-ups to match the birthday I’m celebrating. As you can imagine, the task becomes more difficult every year. Last year, I felt. fortunate to have eeked out the 38th push-up. Today, on my 39th birthday, I realize there’s a. chance I may not be able to meet the challenge, but I’ll be damned. if I can’t pump out 39 of something.

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

The Eloquent Woman

So you''ll hear ums and pauses aplenty, and yet she''s among the most eloquent extemporaneous speakers I''ve heard. 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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From the vault: 7 secret advantages of the speaker who practices

The Eloquent Woman

Whether you do it solo or with a team, practice will help you: Look like you didn''t need practice: Call it the Great Irony of Public Speaking: The speaker who practices winds up looking relaxed, unruffled, at ease and extemporaneous.

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How Obama could eliminate his ums (and so could you)

Speaking about Presenting

Barack Obama, whose superior speaking skills undoubtedly contributed to his ascent to the presidency, is known to lapse into unwords whenever he departs from his trusty teleprompter and speaks extemporaneously. A number of high-profile presentation bloggers and authors have commented recently on Barack Obama’s speaking style - when he doesn’t have his teleprompter in front of him. Bert Decker.

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10 lessons,10 years into blogging The Eloquent Woman

The Eloquent Woman

From the start, I wanted to feature not just stentorian keynote speeches in the male speaking style, but all sorts of public speech by women: testimony, PowerPoint presentations, interviews, short remarks, extemporaneous wonders, and more.

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