Small steps to improve your speaking skill

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Its not a book about how to improve your speaking skill per se but its messages are as relevant here as in any other endeavor. That got me thinking about what small things I’d done to build my confidence and speaking ability and so what small steps could others like you do to start your journey towards becoming a great speaker? Borrow or buy a book on public speaking and read 10 pages every day. Subscribe to and read blogs on public speaking skills.

Podcast: Six Newsletters You Should Subscribe to

Communication Steroids

In no particular order, they are… (you may click while listening to our podcast: all links open up a new tab or window): BNET Paul Castain’s Sales Playbook Valeria Maltoni’s Conversation Agent Michael Stelzner’s Social Media Examiner LinkedIn (Groups) SpeakerNet News Podcast: 6 Newsletters to Read [14:58m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Communication Skills , Social Media One Comment Paul Castain permalink Thank you for including my blog on your list.

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For Wed.: Newsletter, & workshop discount for subscribers

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great day to sign up for Step Up Your Speaking, the free monthly newsletter from The Eloquent Woman. This month's issue will be out tomorrow, and it focuses on dynamic speaking skills --also the topic of my early November two-day workshop, Good On Your Feet! An even better reason to sign up: Subscribers can take 25 percent off the registration fee for the workshop. Details on how to subscribe or how to register for the workshop are below.

For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--subscribe now

The Eloquent Woman

In this month's issue of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, I'll share the tools I'm using and the ones I have my eye on, so you can make your next presentation or speaking task easier. I'm looking forward to sharing the list with you, so be sure to subscribe today to get this issue--use the links below. Do you have a favorite tool you use when speaking? Tags: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

Six Speaking Skills You Need For Managing a Crisis

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials!

New: Subscribe to the RSS feed for The Eloquent Woman on Facebook

The Eloquent Woman

You can subscribe to it in the RSS reader of your choice. You can stay up-to-date with The Eloquent Woman in your email inbox, with our free monthly newsletter, by liking the Facebook page, and by subscribing to the blog's RSS feed. Last week, a reader on Facebook wanted to know where to direct her friends--to the blog? to the Facebook page?

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How to Build Your Profitable Speaking Business with Grant Baldwin

Speaker Launcher

Looking at the current landscape of the speaking industry and thinking about how to best serve my audience…I decided to invite Grant Baldwin back to the Wealthy Speaker Show to talk about what’s happening now and how to keep moving forward in your speaking business.

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New Public Speaking Podcast

TJ Walker Interactive

” Walker is also the producer/host of The TJ Walker News and Comment Channel on YouTube which has thousands of subscribers and millions of views. Public Speaking Skills Uncategorized presentation training public speaking speaking skills I just did a new Skype/Podcast interview with my colleague Jonathan Li. You can hear it here [link]. Some of the things we covered.

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Lesson from a Fifth Grader: Be Concrete

Green Room Speakers

In addition to his remarkable speaking skills, I imagine that one of the reasons why Elijahs speech won first place was because he was able to give the audience a concrete answer to this abstract question about legacy. The Power of the Sermon Speaking Lessons from a Three-Year Old ► August (2) Eat, Pray, Love, Present Know Your Opponents ► July (5) What a Prop! View my complete profile Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments

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World Cup 2010: Putting Mistakes Behind You

Green Room Speakers

Sunday, June 27, 2010 World Cup 2010: Putting Mistakes Behind You Here is a speaking challenge I hear over and over again from my clients: Once I mess up, I just cant get back on track. Truly, one of the most powerful speaking skills is the ability to put your mistakes behind you. The Power of the Sermon Speaking Lessons from a Three-Year Old ► August (2) Eat, Pray, Love, Present Know Your Opponents ► July (5) What a Prop!

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How to join a Toastmasters Club (Part 1) - What is it about?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials!

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Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking February 25, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments The world of apps is a vast and inviting place, but it can easily get overwhelming. Public Speaking- Hypno Tranquility (free): This app comes with 5 tracks from Steve G. Confident Public Speaking!

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What's on your public speaking wish list?

The Eloquent Woman

You might be keeping track of improvements you want to make in your speaking skills, solutions for your pet speaking peeves, or just wishing for a better remote or a Kindle to hold your notes. Share your public speaking wish list in the comments so we can see what speakers are wishing for these days. Every speaker's got a wish list. What's on yours?

For Wednesday: Gr8 gifts for speakers in Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

This month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking , our free monthly newsletter, will focus on great gifts for speakers, just in time for the holidays. Not a subscriber? Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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Postless for a week

The Eloquent Woman

Readers who subscribe to the free monthly Step Up Your Speaking newsletter will get their issues next week. Go here to subscribe so you can get the next issue--every month, the newsletter focuses on a different public speaking skill or issue. From today, this blog won't be posting for the next week, while I work on a new workshop and make some changes in the blog's content.

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For Tuesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Tomorrow, The Eloquent Woman's free monthly email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, will help you start the new year right by examining what to ask when you're asked to speak. This month's issue looks at: Questions to ask organizers and yourself, whether you're an individual speaker or the member of a panel; When you should consider turning down a speaking gig, and what to consider when you do; and Asking for compensation for a speaking opportunity--with advice from top speakers.

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Stephen Fry muses on our language use [video]

The Eloquent Woman

Learn how to be a dynamic speaker in my next two-day workshop, Good on Your Feet: A dynamic speaking skills workshop , November 3 and 4 in Washington, DC. And if you subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, the free monthly email newsletter from The Eloquent Woman, you'll get 25% off the workshop registration fee. Eloquence, at its core, is about language and how it's used to persuade, warn or move audiences.

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For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter helps you get that gig

The Eloquent Woman

This month's free email newsletter from The Eloquent Woman, Step Up Your Speaking, is here to help. Our theme this month is "get that gig," and this issues is packed with the steps, tactics, questions to ask, and promotional methods you need to secure a speaking engagement. Step Up Your Speaking will be out on Thursday this week. To get your copy, use the links below to subscribe--and share them with a friend or colleague. Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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What's your public speaking or presenting advice--fortune-cookie style?

The Eloquent Woman

Today, I'm asking readers to share their best public speaking advice--but in the form of a fortune, such as you'd find in a fortune cookie. Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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"I Have a Dream" speechwriter shares tales of famous speech

The Eloquent Woman

King wanted to speak last to conclude the program, but didn't want to say so. Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence. workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC.

Closed for birthday

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence For U.S. readers, today is the Memorial Day holiday.and it's my birthday. So no posts from The Eloquent Woman blog today! Enjoy your Monday.

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The speaker's stocking: Earlier Kindle is $89 Friday only

The Eloquent Woman

Read all my posts on Kindles for public speaking here. Affiliate links) Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Are you conflicted or hesitant about being emotional when you speak? Whether you're tearful, angry, happy or sad, emotion colors your speaking and can contribute to--or take away from--your impact on and connection with the audience. That's the focus of the next edition of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, out on Thursday this week. If you're not a subscriber, now's a good time to sign up and to share this with your colleagues and friends.

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For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

My library of recommended books for speakers is not your typical list, and you'll find it in this month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--which is free if you sign up at the link below. Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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Podcast: Emoticons in Business Communications :-) | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Emoticons in Business Communications :-) by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 22, 2011 Are there situations where you should (or should not) use emoticons in business communications?

On MLK Day: Put yourself in the shoes of a famous speaker

The Eloquent Woman

And it's worth noting that women had no speaking role on the day of the "I Have a Dream" speech , although prominent women from the civil rights movement like Rosa Parks were present. s speaking continues to inspire the speakers of today, as this TED Talks compilation shows --there are links so you can listen to his "I have a dream" speech as well as speeches inspired by him. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet!

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The speaker's stocking: Replace your remote with a mini Bluetooth keyboard

The Eloquent Woman

The Eloquent Woman's top 10 list of speaker gifts page Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence. slides presentation skills gifts

New TED media player comes pre-loaded with talks, content guide

The Eloquent Woman

You do have to do some setup: Downloading and installing the player and Adobe Flash, subscribing to specific TED talk feeds, and downloading specific talks. Learn how to be a dynamic speaker in my next two-day workshop, Good on Your Feet: A dynamic speaking skills workshop , November 3 and 4 in Washington, DC. And if you subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, the free monthly email newsletter from The Eloquent Woman, you'll get 25% off the workshop registration fee.

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Heads up, speakers: Summer Skype deal and tutorial

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence. Speakers are using Skype not just for personal calls, but conference calling and even to "sit in" on panels at remote locations when travel isn't possible.

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Workplace public speaking: Are your messages being heard?

The Eloquent Woman

After all, shouldn't women stop asking for permission to speak? Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet!

[Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1)

Speaker Launcher

Do you wonder what the journey to a million dollar speaking business looks like and what it takes to achieve? In this week’s podcast, we are joined by professional speaker Ryan Estis, who does about 80 live events per year and has a $1M as a speaking business, to learn just that! The post [Podcast] The Journey to A Million Dollar Speaking Business with Ryan Estis (Part 1) appeared first on Jane Atkinson. How he views speaking fees and how to increase them. *

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Podcast: Framing the Conversation – How to Say It | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Framing the Conversation – How to Say It by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on January 25, 2011 It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.

Davos forum to set quota for women at meeting

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet!

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Podcast: Breaking Down Your Power Presentation

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Breaking Down Your Power Presentation by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on January 18, 2011 No matter how long your presentation, there are three main elements that are necessary to deliver it with power and lasting effect.

A guide to slides for non-designers: Presentation find of the week

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence If you've ever wanted to create eye-popping slides that will hold your audience in thrall and break you out of PowerPoint forever, have I got the post for you.

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Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Social Media is NOT New by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on March 29, 2011 Have you had some social media guru or consultant try and convince you that since social media is so NEW you’d better hire them to guide you along the path?

Put The Eloquent Woman on your Kindle

The Eloquent Woman

You know I recommend the Kindle for public speaking--for references, for speech texts, and for holding your notes. Why not have your speaking coach there, too? Now you can subscribe to The Eloquent Woman blog on your Amazon Kindle. Monthly subscriptions cost $1.99 and the first one comes with a free 14-day trial. You'll get automatic updates whenever the blog posts are published.

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Podcast: Creating a Powerful Conclusion to Your Speech.

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Creating a Powerful Conclusion to Your Speech by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on November 16, 2010 The end of your speech isn’t a place you should run and hide.

Podcast: Three Things to NEVER do When Giving a Presentation

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Three Things to NEVER do When Giving a Presentation by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on January 11, 2011 Tim and Roger give out a list of the three things that you should NEVER do when giving a presentation!

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Podcast: Creating a Powerful Speech Close

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Podcast: Creating a Powerful Speech Close by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 8, 2011 When you make a deal to speak for someone and there’s money involved, put it all on paper: your fee, your requirements, copyright restrictions, etc.

Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Here are a few professional speaker contract links we found while researching this article: E-Zine Article: Professional Speakers – How to Write Your Booking Contract DocStoc: Professional Speaker Contract National Association of Speakers: Sample Contract (Word document) Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements [10:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Podcast , Public speaking Comments are closed.

TEDxWomen events take place December 1--and you can host one

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to meet other women interested in public speaking and in issues about the future of women and girls. Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

Speaking science: Do women cry more for a biological reason?

The Eloquent Woman

Crying while you speak is one of those double-edged swords for women speakers. Related posts: The all-in-one on tears while speaking Use the Evernote clip button, above, to save this post in an Evernote notebook. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC. research on women and speaking crying

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