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.

2019 181

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 247

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.

2019 234

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!

2017 218

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 200

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 321) – Plato

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 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. 321) – Plato appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 100

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

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 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.). 320) – Kurt Vonnegut appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 161

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 159

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. ——— As 2018 draws to a close, many … Continue reading → Motivation Presentation Guru TED Presentation public speaking Resolutions storytellingThis post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community.

2019 195

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 164

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 318) – Ronald Reagan

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“I learned [during my time as a radio broadcaster] the fundamental rule of public speaking. Just use normal … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Ronald ReaganWhether on the radio, on television or to a live crowd, talk to your audience, not over their heads or through them.

2019 133

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 171

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 193

Things that public speakers don’t need on stage

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When you deliver a speech or presentation, there are several things you do not need to bring on stage: – Your cell phone – Coins in your pocket – Keys in your pocket – Anything that can jingle in your … Continue reading → The post Things that public speakers don’t need on stage appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery Preparation audience coins in the pocket jingle Presentation public speaking

2019 171

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.

2018 100

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 319) – Nancy Duarte

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Nancy Duarte public speaking public speaking quotes quote simplicity“Research shows that people learn more effectively from multimedia messages when they’re stripped of extraneous words, graphics, animation and sounds.“ “ — Nancy Duarte. 319) – Nancy Duarte appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 115

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

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 172

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 138

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 160

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 167

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 317) – Richard Powers

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Richard Powers Story storytelling“The best arguments in the world won’t change a person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.“ “ — Richard Powers Photo courtesy of www.richardpowers.net. 317) – Richard Powers appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 115

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 158

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 184

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 138

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 140

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 154

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 161

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.

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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 138

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 316) – Seth Godin

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers marketing public speaking quotes Seth Godin“The idea of marketing is this: Do you have a story that’s worth telling? Are there people who need to hear it and who want to hear it? And is it true? That’s marketing.“ “ — Seth Godin. 316) – Seth Godin appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 122

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 176

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 315) – Ernest Hemingway

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The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. Quotes for Public Speakers Ernest Hemingway listening public speaking quotes quotes“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” ” — Ernest Hemingway. 315) – Ernest Hemingway appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

2019 120

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 136

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. 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 188

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 171

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 199

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 158

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 139

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 189

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.

2018 170

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.

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