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Public Speaking Techniques - Localized/Personalized Comments

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Get the best public speaking tips on the web. If you plan on making any comments to specific people in the audience or about the location of the presentation, now is the time to do it. Anything you say at this point should be personalized and/or localized and broadly understood. One of the things I enthusiastically and sincerely say somewhere in the beginning of a talk is, I am so happy to be here.

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Public Speaking Techniques - How to Close a Speech

Great Public Speaking

One of the worst mistakes you can make as a public speaker is talking too long. Even the most serious public speaking subjects can benefit from humor, but the humor should be sprinkled throughout the body of the presentation. This same technique can be very effective in ending a mostly humorous speaking engagement. Don't be afraid to use humor when you speak in public. Public speaking has never been easier than this

Public Speaking Techniques for Staying in Control: Effective Recovery From Interruptions

Pivotal Public Speaking

For many presenters who haven’t had public speaking training, interruptions like these destroy their concentration, the mood they have set, and their overall impact. By learning these public speaking techniques to stay in control. Still, if you have exhausted all other approaches and they keep on talking, you may want to resort to this public speaking technique. public speakingAn aide comes in with a note.

Claim the Stage podcast interview with Angela Lussier

Speak Schmeak

Authenticity Interviews Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick FixesListen in on my conversation with Angela Lussier about ditching perfection and creating connection as a speaker!

2019 141

Public speaking gestures: Too many "don'ts"

Speak Schmeak

I can see why newcomers to speaking often feel so terrified: The "rules" of speaking often seem overwhelming, and never so much so as when one rule appears to contradict another: don't restrict your gestures, but don't gesture too much?

2012 243

So you love public speaking.Now what?

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Love public speaking? Quick Fixes Engaging the Audience Video Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies General Comments This one''s for you!

2013 188

Speaking tips from "Serial"

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I work with a lot of clients who speak and train on complex topics. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes

2019 141

Public speaking gestures: Too many "don'ts"

Speak Schmeak

I can see why newcomers to speaking often feel so terrified: The "rules" of speaking often seem overwhelming, and never so much so as when one rule appears to contradict another: don't restrict your gestures, but don't gesture too much?

2012 220

5 public speaking lessons from a college president

Speak Schmeak

Making friends with the audience and building a connection before you speak is such a simple tool for reducing speaking anxiety and getting comfortable with the room, but few speakers (besides politicians) think to do this.

2013 249

Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences

Speaking Freely

(Graphic by Vector Graphics) Public speaking and presentation clients sometimes ask me how to handle hostile audiences. The post Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Authenticity Communication Confrontation Skills Connection Presence Presentation Presentation Skills public speaking Techniques to Clear Fear

5 public speaking tips from Nemo

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While I'm moving over the next week, I've invited some of my favorite public speaking and communications bloggers to guest post here on Speak Schmeak. But it's also a lesson in public speaking, thanks to hilarious Dory. Enunciate clearly and Speak Up.

2011 218

Your lizard brain doesn't want you to speak

Speak Schmeak

There's nothing wrong with you if you're nervous about speaking in front of an audience. Those of us who speak all the time and have been doing it for decades still get nervous! Public Speaking Anxiety Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies

2018 164

Public speaking for financial advisors

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I was interviewed this week for a two-part series on public speaking for financial advisors in the Canadian magazine Investment Executive. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

5 public speaking lessons from a Vitamix demo

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I was obviously impressed enough with the demo to finally buy my Vitamix; however, from a public speaking perspective, I was also impressed. Next time you have the opportunity to watch a product demo, take a few minutes to see what you can learn from a speaking (and marketing) pro!

2011 273

8 steps to ditching perfection and creating connection

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Presenting for Humans Products Programs Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Specials and SalesEven if we've mastered our perfectionist tendencies, these new challenges of presenting virtually seem to be bringing them all back up again. (At At least for me. ??)

2020 141

Public speaking role models -- all under 20

Speak Schmeak

Speakers Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Taking Risks TEDxSB Ellen Degeneres AuthenticityI've been meaning to show you these three young speakers for some time, and finally realized I should put them all into one post!

2011 193

Want to sound smarter when speaking?

Speak Schmeak

I received the following email the other day, and I thought it would be worth sharing my response with you, because it goes to the heart of my philosophy of public speaking. "I I am writing an article on ways to sound smarter when speaking. Shake Up Your Speaking: Get Real.

2017 179

5 public speaking lessons from a Vitamix demo

Speak Schmeak

I was obviously impressed enough with the demo to finally buy my Vitamix; however, from a public speaking perspective, I was also impressed. Next time you have the opportunity to watch a product demo, take a few minutes to see what you can learn from a speaking (and marketing) pro!

2011 256

Adjust your expectations of virtual presenting

Speak Schmeak

Sometimes they begin speaking without unmuting themselves, and you have to wait for them to figure it out. Engaging the Audience Humor Mindset Public Speaking Anxiety Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes Technology

2020 173

Public speaking for EMS educators and students

Speak Schmeak

On Wednesday evening, I had a fun conversation with EMS educators Greg Friese and Rob Theriault about public speaking. We discussed a few issues that are relevant to EMS educators and students, but I think you'll find that these public speaking tips apply to anyone who speaks in front of audiences. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

2011 116

"Speak to Engage: 7-Step Shortcut to Public Speaking Success" starts October 4

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Join me for my new online program " Speak to Engage: 7-Step Shortcut to Public Speaking Success ," starting October 4. Engaging the Audience Programs Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety Resources

Holly Jolly holiday speaking tips!

Speak Schmeak

To celebrate this final week of the year, I''ve decided to share some of my favorite holiday-themed posts from my fellow speaking experts and coaches. Fun Stuff General Comments Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers

2013 164

Build your public speaking immunity

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It's the same with public speaking! The more often you speak, the more often you expose yourself to different venues, audiences and circumstances, the stronger you become as a speaker. The only way to build your public speaking immunity is to get out there and do it!

2007 190

Public speaking: talent or skill?

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Is public speaking a talent or a skill? to do something well If you think of public speaking as a talent , and it's one you don't have, you will fall into the trap of comparing yourself to others who have (what you perceive to be) "natural talent."

2007 203

Public Speaking and the Holidays

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Angela DeFinis is graciously hosting a blog carnival with the theme " Public Speaking and the Holidays ," and you'll find twelve posts (for the twelve days of Christmas, perhaps?) Speakers Quick Fixes News Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Fun Stuff Resources

Public Speaking and the Holidays

Speak Schmeak

Angela DeFinis is graciously hosting a blog carnival with the theme " Public Speaking and the Holidays ," and you'll find twelve posts (for the twelve days of Christmas, perhaps?)

5 public speaking tips from Nemo

Speak Schmeak

While I'm moving over the next week, I've invited some of my favorite public speaking and communications bloggers to guest post here on Speak Schmeak. But it's also a lesson in public speaking, thanks to hilarious Dory. Enunciate clearly and Speak Up.

2011 153

Public speaking for financial advisors

Speak Schmeak

I was interviewed this week for a two-part series on public speaking for financial advisors in the Canadian magazine Investment Executive. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

Public speaking for EMS educators and students

Speak Schmeak

On Wednesday evening, I had a fun conversation with EMS educators Greg Friese and Rob Theriault about public speaking. We discussed a few issues that are relevant to EMS educators and students, but I think you'll find that these public speaking tips apply to anyone who speaks in front of audiences. Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Interviews

2011 100

Four reasons to stop using PowerPoint

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Engaging the Audience PowerPoint Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies TechnologyMany of my speaker colleagues reject the use of slides. They say slides are boring, prevent engagement, and distract the audience away from the speaker's message. And yep, they do.

2018 207

Public speaking practice for the self-employed

Speak Schmeak

You might have seen this post or this handout on seven ways to practice public speaking at work. We don't all have regular office meetings and reports to give when we work for ourselves, so how can we take those baby steps to get started in public speaking?

More ways to practice public speaking

Speak Schmeak

You might have seen this post or this handout on seven ways to practice public speaking at work. We don't all have regular office meetings and reports to give when we work for ourselves, so how can we take those baby steps to get started in public speaking?

Storytelling in 30 seconds - can you do it?

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Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Stories TV inspired

2015 244

Inspired to speak: The King's Speech

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An inspiring and moving film, The King's Speech tells the story of the reluctant king, George VI, in the years leading up to his coronation and first major speech of World War II, and the man who helps him overcome his fearful approach to speaking (and life).

2011 259

You don't hate public speaking. You're doing it right now.

Speak Schmeak

Let's talk about all the ways you "speak in public" every day. Technically, the definition of public speaking involves presenting to a group of people in a structured setting with an outcome in mind. You meet new people at a party. You ask for help at Best Buy.

2009 198

I dare you to be expressive

Speak Schmeak

My client is passionate about her cause, and when she speaks about it, her passion comes out. When I hear her speak, I get excited too! Authenticity Confidence Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Taking Risks

2019 206

Public speaking role models -- all under 20

Speak Schmeak

Speakers TV inspired Products Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Comedians Awards shows Taking Risks AuthenticityI've been meaning to show you these three young speakers for some time, and finally realized I should put them all into one post!

2011 130

Public speaking nightmare: The best man speech

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2009 130

Do you need massive action or fine-tuning?

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One of my clients just emailed out his speaking schedule, inviting colleagues to attend. Here's what I saw: 29 speaking engagements. Business leaders who speak to grow their businesses also need to create an advantage over their competitors.

2019 158

Why can't every talk be a TED talk?

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TEDxUCLA TED talks are the "it-girl" of speaking. I've written about many of them here on Speak Schmeak, in fact. I can be persuasive and inspiring and even teach some public speaking skills in that amount of time.

2019 184

I can't believe I've never taught this.

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I just realized something yesterday when going through the surveys I've sent to my peeps about what kind of help they need with their public speaking. Products Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Resources Specials and Salesthis is weird.

2019 141

7 tips for speaking up in meetings

Speak Schmeak

Not knowing when we're going to be called on to speak. There seems to be an ingrained insecurity in many of us when it comes to speaking up at meetings. In a previous blog post, I talked about speaking off the cuff , and being prepared for those times when. Meetings.