A new look for Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has a new look. I began writing my blog on public speaking in May 2009. My sincere thanks for being a Manner of Speaking reader. The post A new look for Manner of Speaking appeared first on Manner of speaking.

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How to speak with authentic charisma

Manner of Speaking

How can we speak with charisma—authentic charisma—when we are on stage? In the webinar, we offer 9 ways in which you can enhance your charisma: 3 before you speak; 3 while you are speaking; and 3 after you have spoken.

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How to handle public speaking nerves

Manner of Speaking

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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6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers

Manner of Speaking

Speaking English to an audience of non-native speakers is tricky. The difference the United Nations and … Continue reading → The post 6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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The Public Speaking Fear Grid

Manner of Speaking

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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6 posts for your public speaking in 2020

Manner of Speaking

As the clock winds down on 2019 and we enter a new year and a new decade, I wanted to share six posts from the past to inspire your speaking in 2020. Motivation New Year's Eve public speaking Resolutions

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Stretch your Speaking – Acting

Manner of Speaking

This post is the third in a series about finding ways to stretch yourself when it comes to public speaking. The goal is to encourage people to explore different ways of developing their speaking skills and thus to become better … Continue reading → Motivation acting Felix Cheong It's a Wonderful Lie Marc Checkley Presentation public speaking Renegade Saints

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Price of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™ reduced

Manner of Speaking

One of the impacts is that millions of people are now homebound because of … Continue reading → The post Price of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™ reduced appeared first on Manner of Speaking. These are difficult times.

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3 tips to deal with the room where you speak

Manner of Speaking

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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Five Public Speaking Resolutions for 2019

Manner of Speaking

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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When you speak, break the pattern

Manner of Speaking

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. ——— In my seven-part series on Chip and … Continue reading → The post When you speak, break the pattern appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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Stretch your Speaking – Introduction

Manner of Speaking

Have you made … Continue reading → Motivation cross-training Presentation public speakingHappy New Year! We are one week into 2018 as I write this post. Are you off to a good start? How about those resolutions? Get more exercise; eat better; learn a new language; find a new job.

Gamification can help overcome public speaking nerves

Manner of Speaking

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.

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10 Steps to Recession-Proof Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Let’s take a look at 10 steps you can take today to recession-proof your speaking business! The post 10 Steps to Recession-Proof Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Okay, let’s face it, there’s chaos all around us. Meetings have been canceled or postponed. The stock market is in free fall and we are heading into a recession. It sounds pretty bleak, doesn’t it?

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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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Becoming a Master of the Speaking Industry

Speaker Launcher

I recently interviewed Josh Linker who’s out killing the speaking business. He’s speaking over a hundred times per year (highest number of engagements in a year – 165!, Josh successfully sold his tech companies but had started to speak while he was the CEO.

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5 Keys to Scaling Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Getting your speaking business off the ground is one thing. But the reality of scaling your speaking business is that what got you to your first $100K is NOT going to get you to $500K or beyond. The post 5 Keys to Scaling Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Manner of Speaking recognized by Credit Donkey

Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has been chosen as one of the winning blogs by Credit Donkey for the Best Public Speaking Blogs in 2017. Credit Donkey is a credit card comparison site that publishes credit card research, deals, and tips to help … Continue reading → Personal Feedspot Manner of Speaking public speaking

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Stretch your Speaking – Stand-up Comedy

Manner of Speaking

This post is the second in a series about finding ways to stretch yourself when it comes to public speaking. The goal is to encourage people to explore different ways of developing their speaking skills and thus to become better … Continue reading → Humour Motivation Jerry Seinfeld Mel Kelly Presentation public speaking Stand-up comedy Steve Martin

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A giant leap forward in your public speaking

Manner of Speaking

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.

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Dealing with Competition in the Speaking Industry

Speaker Launcher

But competition in the speaking industry is fierce, and I’m sorry to say, it’s only going to get tighter as more people enter the field. 3 Tips for Navigating Competition in the Speaking Industry Competition is a reality that […].

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Speak with Conviction

Manner of Speaking

I recently had the good fortune of working with a number of teenagers to help them with their public speaking and presentation skills for leadership roles that they have in their youth group. I love the way in which he weaves words together and the passion with w hich he speaks.

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3 Essentials to Raise Your Speaking Fee

Speaker Launcher

As a speaking business coach, there are a lot of questions I get from speakers on the journey to grow their business. One of the most common: “How do I raise my speaking fee?” The post 3 Essentials to Raise Your Speaking Fee appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Manner of Speaking recognized by Feedspot

Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has been chosen by Feedspot, a popular RSS Reader, as one of the Top 50 Public Speaking Blogs on the Internet. And, among the Top 50, Manner of Speaking was rated 7th. Here’s what Feedspot had to say: … Continue reading → Personal Feedspot Manner of Speaking public speaking

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Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever?

Speaker Launcher

Are you wondering if 2020 will be your best speaking year ever? The post Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever? It’s a part of my DNA to always be striving for improvement. I just can’t help it! How about you? Are you always thinking about the next steps and how to improve?

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Are Your Speaking Fees a Hot Mess?

Speaker Launcher

How are your speaking fees? Or are your speaking fees a hot mess, and you are constantly negotiating and lowering them to just get the job? The post Are Your Speaking Fees a Hot Mess?

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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 210

How to Find Speaking Gigs that Pay

Speaker Launcher

I just got off the phone with a client who was told by somebody that there is no money in speaking and that you should only speak for free. There is money in speaking. The post How to Find Speaking Gigs that Pay appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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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

10 tips for dealing wth dry mouth when you speak

Manner of Speaking

If you give a lot of speeches or presentations, there is a good chance that you have experienced dry mouth (also known as cotton mouth) — that parched, sticky sensation that makes your mouth and throat feel like cracked soil … Continue reading → Delivery Nerves dry mouth public speaking Xerostomia

2019 198

So You Wanna Get Paid to Speak

Speaker Launcher

You’ve arrived here at the doorstep of The Wealthy Speaker community, and I’m guessing you’d like to know some secrets on how to get paid to speak (or how to get paid more to speak). Sharing how you can build and grow a speaking business so you can […].

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Four Public Speaking Lessons – and a Drone!

Manner of Speaking

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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Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

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™. They must speak about the topic.

Speaking tips from "Serial"

Speak Schmeak

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

2019 141

Where to Find the Money in Speaking with Jane Atkinson

Speaker Launcher

Recently, one of my private coaching clients shared that somebody told him “there is no money in speaking”. And I’m like, what, what do you mean there’s no money in speaking? The post Where to Find the Money in Speaking with Jane Atkinson appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 96

When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

Speaker Launcher

Isn’t it interesting how our perspective on saying no to a speaking engagement can evolve over time? The post When Does Saying No to a Speaking Engagement Make Sense?

Moving from Frantic to Freedom in Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

The COVID-19 pandemic has allowed us to put everything that we do in our speaking business under the microscope. Doing this strategically can help you move from frantic to freedom in your speaking business.

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Growing Your Speaking Business with Mark LeBlanc

Speaker Launcher

A successful speaking business doesn’t just happen, it’s a culmination of hard work, dedication and consistently putting strategies in place to grow and flourish over time. Mark runs a speaking business based in Minneapolis.

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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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Rhetoric – The Pubic Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

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™. They must speak about the topic.

Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak

Speaker Launcher

Time and time again in my webinars and mastermind groups, a common question arises: “How much should I get paid to speak,” or “How do I know how to set my speaking fees?” The post Understanding Speaking Fees and How Much You Should Get Paid to Speak appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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.

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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.

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