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

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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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Five Public Speaking Resolutions for 2019

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I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— As 2018 draws to a close, many … Continue reading → Motivation Presentation Guru TED Presentation public speaking Resolutions storytelling

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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 Game

2018 194

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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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 186

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. 313) – Voltaire

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

2019 186

Public speaking for women

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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

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™.

Practice Breathing to Manage Public Speaking Fear

Speaking Freely

Breathing to manage public speaking fear really works. Every article you read on managing fear and anxiety for public speaking will suggest learning to breathe deeply and diaphragmatically.

2017 204

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

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Rowling appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers J.K. Rowling public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

2019 236

Public Speaking Experts – Demosthenes

Matt Eventoff

Public speaking expert is a title that carries tremendous weight. Demosthenes, public speaking expert of the 4 th century BC, is one of the legendary Greek orators. Here are just a few of the things he is rumored to have done to attain his goal: Corrected his defective elocution by speaking with pebbles in his mouth. Prepared himself to overcome noise by speaking in stormy weather on the seashore.

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George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert

Matt Eventoff

George Orwell, public speaking expert? The post George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Public Speaking Tips“It’s a beautiful thing, the Destruction of words.

2016 151

Zen and the Art of Public Speaking

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He explores the subject over the course of … Continue reading → Audience Preparation audience Presentation public speaking Robert Pirsig Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceRobert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance was published in 1974. The book has sold more than 5 million copies and is widely considered a modern philosophical classic. In Zen, Pirsig discusses the metaphysics of quality.

2016 211

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™ featured in Toastmaster Magazine

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My fellow public speaker, business partner and good friend Florian Mueck and I are proud to announce that Toastmasters International has published an article about Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™ in the October 2017 edition of its monthly magazine. Readers … Continue reading → Rhetoric Toastmasters Florian Mueck Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Toastmasters International

New Business Theme Added to Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

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Florian Mueck and I are pleased to announce that the new Business theme has been added to the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. Players can now choose to play one of three different themes (Classic, Family and … Continue reading → Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game Florian Mueck presentations public speaking

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. Two of the greatest orators of the past two centuries, Sir Winston Churchill and President Abraham Lincoln, were both reported to have some degree of anxiety before speaking publicly. “The only thing we have to fear is… fear itself.” ” - President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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New Rules for Authentic Public Speaking

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It’s time we made new rules for public speaking, specifically new rules for authentic public speaking. Today I’m rewriting the old rules for public speaking. The post New Rules for Authentic Public Speaking appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Authenticity public speaking Uncategorized Authentic Public Speaking

2019 100

Princeton University, President Wilson and the Art of Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Princeton and public speaking have a long, storied history together. Princeton was also home to a public speaking expert and a student of the art of public speaking. President Wilson certainly qualifies as a public speaking expert.

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When is your next public speaking engagement?

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It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speakingIt doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference.

George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert

Matt Eventoff

George Orwell, public speaking expert? The post George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Public Speaking“It’s a beautiful thing, the Destruction of words.

2016 130

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?

Public Speaking Trends

The Communication Blog

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.

2016 141

How to Solve Public Speaking Fear

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Solve Public Speaking Fear In order to solve public speaking fear, you must first understand what public speaking fear is really about. What public speaking fear is really about may surprise you. What we call fear of public speaking is not really about speaking. The post How to Solve Public Speaking Fear appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills.

2017 124

Malala Yousafzai and Public Speaking: 12 Lessons from the Best Speech of 2013

Matt Eventoff

Malala Yousafzai is an exceptional public speaker, period. An exceptional public speaker. There are 20+ public speaking lessons for every executive, political, academic and professional presenter. It was an important day in the world of public speaking and oration.

2013 274

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

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 311) – Simone Weil appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotations quotes Simone Weil

2019 161

Lea Michele, Glee and Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

There is a crucial public speaking lesson here — if you should ever win an award (and I hope each of you win a number of them), when you accept, remember your audience , always. Who said that adults can’t learn from younger adults?

2013 208

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. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— Today, there are hundreds of books about … Continue reading → Book Review Presentation Guru books Presentation public speaking

2018 200

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 310) – Epictetus

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 310) – Epictetus appeared first on Manner of Speaking. 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.

2019 147

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. The new Family theme is here!

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Last summer, Florian Mueck and I released the app version of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the world’s first public speaking board game. The first … Continue reading → Rhetoric Dan Pink Florian Mueck gamification public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking GameOne of the great things about an app is that you can update it with new features.

2017 193

101 Public Speaking websites

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I’m honored to have my blog listed among the 101 Public Speaking websites published by the Guide to Online Communication Master Programs. Blog Reviews Public Speaking Speechwriting

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

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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. Podcasts Public Speaking Anxiety Confidence Stage fright

2019 179

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 321) – Plato

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 321) – Plato appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Plato public speaking public speaking quotes quotes rhetoric“Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.” — Plato Photo courtesy of Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons.

2019 100

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 320) – Kurt Vonnegut

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 320) – Kurt Vonnegut appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Confidence Kurt Vonnegut Motivation public speaking“You are whatever you pretend to be.“ “ — Kurt Vonnegut (For some great insights from Vonnegut that can help you become a better speaker, click here and here.).

2019 162

Podcast on Public Speaking

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Last week, the subject of the show was public speaking and presentation skills. Radio Jack Vincent Podc presentations public speaking The Connectors World Radio SwitzerlandLast year, I wrote a post explaining how I had been invited to be a regular participant in a weekly talk show on World Radio Switzerland (WRS) called The Connectors. Featuring a teams of expats and Swiss, the show takes light-hearted look at life in Switzerland.

The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves

Matt Eventoff

The post The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Prepare: The more you prepare and the better handle you have on the material you are presenting, the better it will go.

2016 169

Podcast on Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

Last week, the subject of the show was public speaking and presentation skills. Radio Jack Vincent Podc presentations public speaking The Connectors World Radio SwitzerlandLast year, I wrote a post explaining how I had been invited to be a regular participant in a weekly talk show on World Radio Switzerland (WRS) called The Connectors. Featuring a teams of expats and Swiss, the show takes light-hearted look at life in Switzerland.

The #1 Public Speaking Rule that has to Change

Speaking Freely

It is time we update one public speaking rule to align with the collective wish for more authenticity in communicating. Public Speaking coaches everywhere advise their clients, “Don’t ever tell them you are nervous. This old-style public speaking rule causes us to sacrifice being real for looking perfect. Public speaking will always […].

2019 100

3 tips to deal with the room where you speak

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When we give a speech or presentation, we usually don’t have any control over the room where we speak. Preparation Collex Switzerland dealing with the room Presentation public speaking

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12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Fear and anxiety before speaking publicly is nearly universal – it targets all of us, at different times and to varying degrees. The post 12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking.

2014 164

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 174

The TED Secret to Great Public Speaking

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I have decided to create a “tricolon” of posts about Chris … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech TED audience Chris Anderson ideas metaphor public speaking simplicityMy previous two posts centred around TED Curator Chris Anderson. The first was about his reflections on the day that TED might have died; the second was a quote about compelling presentations.

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