International Speaking Engagements: Equipment Photographs

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I've talked about this tip before, but ran into the same situation again this month while doing a public speaking engagement in Morocco. Just arranging for an overhead projector was very difficult. When I arrived as the opening speaker (after having confirmed three times an overhead projector and screen), none was to be found in the room. Tips when speaking in a foreign environment: 1.

Public Speaking: Equipment Photos

Great Public Speaking

I've talked about this tip before, but ran into the same situation again this month while doing a public speaking engagement in Morocco. Just arranging for an overhead projector was very difficult. When I arrived as the opening speaker (after having confirmed three times an overhead projector and screen), none was to be found in the room. Tips when speaking in a foreign environment: 1.

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Public Speaking: Bilingual Help

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Be in the room very early on the day of the speaking engagement (at least two hours before the public enters the room) and, if possible, have your bilingual helper there too. Terms that are familiar to most English speaking speakers are difficult to translate into a foreign language. One good idea is to take pictures of the various items you may need (overhead projector, white board, etc.)

Public Speaking: Bilingual Help

Great Public Speaking

Be in the room very early on the day of the speaking engagement (at least two hours before the public enters the room) and, if possible, have your bilingual helper there too. Terms that are familiar to most English speaking speakers are difficult to translate into a foreign language. One good idea is to take pictures of the various items you may need (overhead projector, white board, etc.) Get a full 30 days of public speaking training for only $5.00!

Public Speaking Humor: Acronyms

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You can use acronyms and abbreviations as a form of humor during a public speaking engagement. All you have to do to make them humorous for use in your public speaking engagement is to change one or more of the words that go with your well-known abbreviation or acronym. Now, here are some examples and explanations from a custom public speaking engagement I did for a hotel franchise: OCC in the hotel industry means Occupancy Rate.