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Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Have you ever seen someone speak into a handheld microphone and yet been unable to hear them clearly, you’ve probably been tempted to blame the PA system? The microphones used with PA systems for speakers and vocalists are normally classed as unidirectional. Bad microphone technique is like bad breath.

Speaking Tools Beyond Your Equipment

Pivotal Public Speaking

He or she may rely on laptops, projectors, PA systems, and so on, all in an effort to enhance the ability to communicate. When making a speech or presentation, a typical speaker usually has a number of tools to help convey their message. The best speaking tools, however, can’t be found in electronic shops or purchased online.

Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

Download audio here. I'll be the first to admit that I take an almost macho pride in my ability to project my voice. I was born this way. Here's why.

Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

Download audio here. I'll be the first to admit that I take an almost macho pride in my ability to project my voice. I was born this way. Here's why.

Networking extravaganza

Speak Schmeak

Yesterday I attended the world's biggest networking event. A "mega mixer," they called it. I never would have made it to the wine tasting table.

The Big Picture of Public Speaking

Communication Steroids

Or at least want to polish up and improve your public speaking and presentation skills. Great! I say. More power to you. How do I get there? Start Now.”

Five Ways to Speak Like Obama | BNET

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Most of the time the pausing is done so the sound from the PA system can settle and your next words are clearer. You want to speak like you.Nevertheless, Nevertheless, as a student of the art of public speaking, you can  and should  observe Obamas oratorical skills. The greats all learn from other greats, so dont hesitate. Sneaky!