Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Voltaire“The secret of being boring is to say everything.” ” — Voltaire. 313) – Voltaire appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 314) – J. K. Rowling

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers J.K. Rowling public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” ” — J. Rowling Photo courtesy of S.macken6.

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How to handle public speaking nerves

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Without ropes … Continue reading → The post How to handle public speaking nerves appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Nerves Alex Honnold El Capitan John Zimmer presentations public speaking public speaking nerves

2019 241

The Public Speaking Fear Grid

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It’s no secret that many people are afraid of public speaking. As Jerry Seinfeld has said, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. This means, to the average person, if … Continue reading → Nerves Psychology of Public Speaking Jerry Seinfeld Mark Twain public speakingNumber two is death. Death is number two!

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 311) – Simone Weil

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes Simone Weil“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” — Simone Weil. 311) – Simone Weil appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 149

5 Books for Public Speakers

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I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. ——— Today, there are hundreds of books about … Continue reading → Book Review Presentation Guru books Presentation public speakingThis post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community.

2018 194

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 310) – Epictetus

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Epictetus Motivation public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.” — Epictetus. 310) – Epictetus appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 129

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 307) – Tyrion Lannister

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Game of Thrones public speaking public speaking quotes quote Tyrion Lannister“When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar; you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.” — Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones. 307) – Tyrion Lannister appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 157

Public speaking for women

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Her 2013 book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and guest posting on this blog are a a great resource for anyone intimidated by the challenge of speaking in public. Public Speaking Kate Peters lisa braithwait Patricia Fripp susan carter women speakersIt’s good to see Susan Cain getting well-deserved press in the Financial Times.

2019 122

A giant leap forward in your public speaking

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There is a lot to learn about public speaking. And no matter how much you learn, no matter how good you become, you will … Continue reading → The post A giant leap forward in your public speaking appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Audience Delivery audience gestures public speakingThe fact that I have been writing this blog for 10 years is testament to that.

2019 182

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 298) – Charles de Gaulle

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Quotes for Public Speakers Charles de Gaulle pauses public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes silence“Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.” ” — Charles de Gaulle.

2018 155

Fear of Public Speaking: Reframing “Fear”

Matt Eventoff

Fear and anxiety surrounding public speaking is nothing new. Google “Cure for the Fear of Public Speaking” and you will return over 2 million results. The post Fear of Public Speaking: Reframing “Fear” appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. “The only thing we have to fear is… fear itself.” ” – President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Gamification can help overcome public speaking nerves

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I have written before about Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the board game and app that Florian Mueck and I co-created. Recently, I was interviewed about the game on Dukascopy Swiss Financial … Continue reading → Nerves Dukascopy Florian Mueck gamification public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking GameYou can read recent posts here and here.

2018 180

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 304) – Keanu Reeves

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers focus Keanu Reeves public speaking quotes quote“The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” ” — Keanu Reeves Photo courtesy of Marybel Le Pape. 304) – Keanu Reeves appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 159

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 297) – Seneca

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” — Seneca Photo courtesy of Jean-Pol Grandmont / … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes Seneca“I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through misfortune. You have passed through life without an opponent. No one can ever know what you are capable of, not even you.”

2018 125

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 300) – “A Star is Born”

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300 for public speakers. But time and again, … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers A Star is Born Bradley Cooper Lady Gaga public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotesQuote No. Hard to believe. When I began this series back in 2009 with Quote No. 1, I wasn’t sure that I would find enough quotes to keep it running for long.

2019 142

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 309) – Pablo Picasso

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Pablo Picasso public speaking quotes quote“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ” — Pablo Picasso. 309) – Pablo Picasso appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 125

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 312) – Trevor Noah

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“We spend so much time … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. “I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 306) – Theodore Roosevelt

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The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers man in the arena public speaking quotes Teddy Roosevelt“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

2019 142

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 288) – Salvador Dalí

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Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Salvador Dalí“Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.” — Salvador Dalí.

2018 147

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 258) – Sophocles

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Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Sophocles“Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.” — Sophocles Photo courtesy of shakko.

2017 149

Demosthenes and Public Speaking, Part 2

Matt Eventoff

What lengths would you go to in order to become a master orator, or to take your public speaking to the next level? The post Demosthenes and Public Speaking, Part 2 appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking.

2018 130

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 280) – Tim Ferriss

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“I agree with Warren Buffett that public speaking is one of the best investments you can make. … When you take the ability to communicate messages effectively to groups of people and layer it on top of almost anything else, … Continue reading → Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Tim Ferriss

2018 173

Interview: Resolving Public Speaking Anxiety with Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W

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A primary area he addresses is public speaking anxiety. He resolves the emotions of embarrassment, shame, and humiliation that many who are anxious about public speaking suffer. Fear of public speaking is not simply an inconvenience; it’s an income inhibitor, career killer, and an insidious anxiety disorder that most mental health and medical professionals do not understand. If you, or anyone you know, suffer from anxiety about public speaking, I highly recommend this book.

2019 179

Public Speaking Trends

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Here’s an interesting article that I just ran across while researching trends in public speaking. I paraphrase these in brief but the article is worth reading especially if you’re teaching public speaking. Public speaking in the business world is becoming more casual.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 301) – Jimi Hendrix

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Jimi Hendrix public speaking quotes“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ” — Jimi Hendrix Photo attributed to Scanpix. 301) – Jimi Hendrix appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 132

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers John Maynard Keynes public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.” ” — John Maynard Keynes. 303) – John Maynard Keynes appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 123

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 290) – Hamilton

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When you got skin in the game, you stay in the game But you don’t get a win unless you play in the game … God help and forgive me I wanna build Something that’s gonna Outlive me … I … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Hamilton public speaking public speaking quotes quotes The Room Where It Happens

2018 125

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 296) – Gloria Steinem

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“I think the most obvious real fear I had was of public speaking. I’d have to cancel appearances at the last minute because if I tried to do them, I’d lose all my saliva and each … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers fear of public speaking Gloria Steinem public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotesThat really paralyzed me.

2018 125

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 293) – Hillary Clinton

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“If you’re not comfortable with public speaking—and nobody starts out comfortable—you have to learn how to be comfortable. Get some close friends or family members to help evaluate you, or somebody at … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Hillary Clinton practice public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotesPractice. I cannot overstate the importance of practicing.

2018 144

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 260) – Madeleine Albright

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Quotes for Public Speakers Madeleine Albright public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” — Madeleine Albright.

2017 182

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 305) – Christopher Vogler

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” — … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Christopher Vogler public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“As the polarized nature of magnetic fields can be used to generate electrical energy, polarity in a story seems to be an engine that generates tension and movement in the characters and a stirring of emotions in the audience.”

2019 114

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 275) – Mies van der Rohe

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Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers Mies van der Rohe public speaking public speaking quotes quotes simplicity“Less is more.” — Mies van der Rohe Photo courtesy of Mies van der Rohe Society.

2018 165

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 245) – Aristotle

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Quotes for Public Speakers Aristotle Emotion public speaking public speaking quotes rhetoric“An emotional speaker always makes his audience feel with him, even when there is nothing in his arguments; which is why many speakers try to overwhelm their audience by mere noise.” ” — Aristotle.

2016 180

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 255) – Mark Brown

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Quotes for Public Speakers Mark Brown public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Stories storytelling“Our stories are the key to connecting. They don’t have to be sensational; they just have to be sincere.” — Mark Brown.

2017 194

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 302) – Martin Luther King Jr.

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” … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Martin Luther King public speaking public speaking quotes quote“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.” 302) – Martin Luther King Jr. appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 120

Four Public Speaking Lessons – and a Drone!

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The first week was spent at IESE Business School where, once or twice a year, I join four others to teach public speaking and communication … Continue reading → Delivery Conor Neill Feedback Florian Mueck gestures IESE pause public speaking Tobias Rodrigues Tony AnagorI recently had the pleasure of spending 10 days in Barcelona for work and pleasure.

2017 191

10 Lessons from Jim Carrey for Public Speakers

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The movie shows a side of Carrey with which many people … Continue reading → Motivation Psychology of Public Speaking Art Emotion Florian Mueck Jim Carrey Luciano Pavarotti Olivia Schofield Oscar Wilde public speaking storytellingI recently came across the six-minute film, Jim Carrey: I Needed Color. It is a beautifully shot and wonderfully told story about Jim Carrey’s fascination with art, particularly painting.

2017 211

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 257) – Dorothy Parker

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Quotes for Public Speakers Dorothy Parker public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“Of course I talk to myself. I like a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.” — Dorothy Parker.

2017 175

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 284) – Anthony Bourdain

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Quotes for Public Speakers Anthony Bourdain public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes“Practicing your craft in expert fashion is noble, honorable and satisfying.” ” — Anthony Bourdain Photo courtesy of Peabody Awards.

2018 142

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 276) – Emma Bannister

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Preparation Presentation Guru Quotes for Public Speakers Emma Bannister public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“Invest the time and energy into planning a powerful presentation and your audience will invest their time and energy in you.” ” — Emma Bannister.

2018 154

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

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I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck , and me. Florian and I have a passion for good public speaking. The result is Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 281) – Scott Berkun

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I’ve lectured to empty seats, and a bored janitor, in New York … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes Scott Berkun“In hundreds of lectures around the world, I’ve done most of the scary, tragic, embarrassing things that terrify people. I’ve been heckled by drunken crowds in a Boston bar.

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