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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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

2018 151

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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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.

Rhetoric for Persuasive Speaking

Manner of Speaking

I have been interviewed there a few times, for example … Continue reading → Rhetoric Aristotle Business Donald Trump Dukascopy Hillary Clinton John Zimmer public speaking rhetoricDukascopy Bank is a Swiss online bank that provides trading services, particularly in the foreign exchange marketplace. One of its subsidiaries, Dukascopy TV, broadcasts shows about business matters on the Internet.

Never wear a name tag when you speak

Manner of Speaking

If you are invited to speak at a conference or other event, you will likely receive a name tag when you register. It will usually be in a plastic envelope that you attach to your clothing with a pin, or … Continue reading → Delivery lanyard name tag Presentation public speaking

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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

2016 178

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

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.

2017 174

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.

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™ featured in Toastmaster Magazine

Manner of Speaking

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

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

The Introvert’s Ultimate Guide to Speaking Up in Meetings

Speaking about Presenting

Speaking up in meetings is a useful thing to do both for your career and for your personal growth. You see other people speak in meetings (and you may be thinking to yourself they’re spouting rubbish) but their ideas get implemented. So speaking up in meetings is an essential skill to enable you to be seen as a leader, to get credit for your ideas, and to progress your career. Speaking up in meetings is also a valuable way to practice public speaking.

2018 139

Zen and the Art of Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

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 196

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

Manner of Speaking

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

How to Solve Public Speaking Fear

Speaking Freely

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 118

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

Why you need to take every speaking opportunity

Speak Schmeak

The topic wasn't new; it's a module that I usually teach as part of my Shake Up Your Speaking retreat. As I started speaking, I came to the slow realization that my notes looked nothing like the slides I was clicking through. It's your time now , to say YES to speaking opportunities.

2017 172

Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based?

Speaker Launcher

The post Is Your Speaking Business Transaction Based or Relationship Based? Speaking Business Strategy Speaking Profession building a speaking business Building your speaking Business Greg Schinkel growing your speaking business speaking business Speaking Business TransactionSo, you are going along in business, doing your thing, focused on what… Getting the gig, right? That is what most of my clients want.

2018 52

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 154

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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When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

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.

Speaking to inspire

PowerPoint Tips

The topic was “From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint: Speaking to Inspire.”. Book a Speak to Inspire workshop! Would you like me to do a Speak to Inspire workshop for your organization? The post Speaking to inspire appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.

2016 147

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.

2014 144

101 Public Speaking websites

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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

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.

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.

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

Manner of Speaking

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.

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. One success that is near and dear is his dedication and respect for the art of public speaking.

2015 186

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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Professional Speaking Association

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a couple of weeks time I’ll be in the UK visiting family and I’ve been invited to address the North West Region of the Professional Speaking Association (PSA) which is the UK equivalent of the National Speakers Association. International Communication Manchester Professional Speaking Association

2014 122

Speaking with integrity

PowerPoint Tips

Do you speak with integrity? I doubt that it’s possible to always speak with perfect integrity. But as speakers and presenters, it’s important that we speak with integrity, neither lying nor omitting the truth.

2014 151

Public Speaking for Fun and Profit

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While there are many Toastmasters and National Speakers Association members who speak for fun and profit, none can touch the stellar earnings that retired (but not retiring) politicians can rake in at the podium.

2016 163

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. “I know they are watching me tremble and sweat!

2014 164

Public Speaking Apprehension-

The Communication Blog

In looking over the literature on dealing with pubic speaking apprehension, I searched for less likely sources than NCA journals. Don’t think of public speaking as a measure of your self-worth. Visualize yourself speaking successfully. Avoid focusing on little things that get in the way of successful speaking. apprehension fear of public speaking Public Speaking

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Transform Stage Fright into Authentic Speaking Weekend Workshop with Sandra Zimmer

Speaking Freely

Transform Stage Fright into Authentic Speaking Weekend Workshop teaches you to convert tension, fear and anxiety into free flowing energy and excitement to speak.

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How is dating like public speaking?

Speak Schmeak

Public speaking also has desired outcomes and rewards. Avoiding public speaking because it's scary and you have to face the unknown is like avoiding dating because it's scary and you have to face the unknown. Public Speaking Anxiety Taking RisksHave you ever been on a date?

2015 168

Public Speaking Notes

The Communication Blog

importance of rehearsal Public Speaking public speaking notes Here''s a great example to remind students to organize and rehearse their speech and to keep their notes in order: [link] [link].

2014 100

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons

Matt Eventoff

Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. It is too early to tell if any of these men and women will “break out” and emerge on the global stage due to oratorical or public speaking ability. She does not read from her speech, and she rarely speaks while looking down at them.

The TED Secret to Great Public Speaking

Manner of Speaking

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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