Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. II – Breathing Techniques
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
I of this series I went over a number of tips and tactics to deal with the fear of public speaking. Today will focus 0n a few of my favorite breathing techniques to use prior to presenting or giving a speech: 1. This is awesome for the few minutes before you are actually going to be speaking. In Pt. Repeat three times.
Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address
The Presenter's Blog
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
The technique is called Antithesis, and it suspends audiences between doubt and certainty – darkness and light – peril and salvation.
Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers
Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers? Have you ever seen someone speak into a handheld microphone and yet been unable to hear them clearly, you’ve probably been tempted to blame the PA system? Bad microphone technique is like bad breath. Speak into the microphone not over the top of it.
Would it help if I sounded like a man? 5 Techniques for Quiet Talkers
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
On the average, women now speak only 2/3 […]. Many women think that a powerful voice is a low voice. Perhaps believing this to be the case, as women have stepped into more and more leadership positions in business, politics and the community, the average pitch of women’s voices in the western world has dropped significantly.
Two unconventional (okay, downright weird) anxiety techniques
AUGUST 18, 2011
While I'm moving this week, I've invited some of my favorite public speaking and communications bloggers to guest post here on Speak Schmeak.
Public Speaking Techniques for Staying in Control: Effective Recovery From Interruptions
Pivotal Public Speaking
DECEMBER 11, 2011
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. The biggest question they are asked is: “How can I control my public speaking fears?”
The Alchemy of Public Speaking: Turning Performance Anxiety into Presence
JANUARY 19, 2014
Alchemy is a term for turning a less valuable substance into a more valuable one. In our physical body, we can alchemically transform performance anxiety into presence. The human body is a laboratory for transformation of consciousness. Performance anxiety is a distressful reaction to energy trying to flow through the body when we become the [.].
The Truth About Public Speaking
NOVEMBER 10, 2009
There is a saying in boxing that holds true for public speaking – “Styles Make Fights.” This is why I have always felt that the idea that you can become a great orator after reading a book on public speaking is like being prepared to go on the Tour de France after reading a book on bicycling– not really possible.
Standing in the Rush: How to Transform Stage Fright and Fear of Public Speaking
MAY 26, 2012
This is the absolute bottom line of what to do to transform your public speaking tension and performance anxiety into radiant, authentic presence so that you shine in front of others. Coaching a corporate HR executive from a Fortune 100 company on his anxiety about public speaking, I said something new, something I’ve never [.].
Nine awesome techniques for managing presentation and public speaking nerves
Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing
MAY 21, 2011
The most asked question I get is “how can I overcome my fear of public speaking. Inevitably I will change the wording during this process as I notice that some phrases just don’t work or flow naturally when I am speaking. – what techniques have you found to help you or your colleagues. 1) Breathe!
Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences
JUNE 29, 2016
(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. I have […].
Public speaking role models -- all under 20
MARCH 29, 2011
Speakers Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Taking Risks TEDxSB Ellen Degeneres AuthenticityZach's response was, "I was shaking.
Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons
JULY 10, 2012
Queen Rania and Public Speaking – 7 Lessons. She does not read from her speech, and she rarely speaks while looking down at them.
How speaking is like a dinner party
JUNE 29, 2011
In fact, speaking and hosting guests are very similar: 1. Quick Fixes Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies
Public Speaking Expert: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
JANUARY 19, 2015
The next legend in a series on public speaking experts is one of the greatest orators ever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is unquestionably a public speaking expert. He was speaking in support of the striking sanitation workers in Memphis. Uncategorized martin luther king public speaking mlk speech public speaking expert
22 Humor Techniques from Politics
DECEMBER 27, 2011
The Obama Technique. The Gingrich Technique. The Mitt Romney Technique. The Cheney Technique. The Rick Perry Technique. Just speak and you’ll naturally say something funny. The Bill Clinton Technique. The Hillary Clinton Technique. The Ron Paul Technique. The Joe Biden Technique.
Fear of Public Speaking? You Are Not Alone…
AUGUST 24, 2010
I enjoy Anderson’s speaking style – he appears confident, is conversational and has great control and is masterful in his use of paralanguage while reporting. . AC: On a more ridiculous level, public speaking. Being on camera is easy for me, but speaking in front of several thousands of people, it’s a different skill set.
I want to see the speaker, not the coaching
SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
Their vocal inflections lacked authenticity and sounded over-rehearsed, not how people speak in "real life." What do I mean by over-coached?
Inspired to speak: The King's Speech
JANUARY 12, 2011
Through his work, his studies of public speaking and acting, and through his own intuition, he developed methods to help those with impaired speech.
5 public speaking lessons from a college president
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
Speakers Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Authenticitythat are numbered ? Well, I was off by 2. Darn it!
Speaking from a script doesn't have to sound scripted
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
Write like you speak, don't speak like you write. Writing and speaking are two different languages. Writing is meant to be read.
Want to sound smarter when speaking?
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
I am writing an article on ways to sound smarter when speaking. Shake Up Your Speaking: Get Real. I tricked you. This retreat is for you!
Public speaking for financial advisors
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
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
Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business
Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking
JANUARY 18, 2015
He shared the tips and techniques that he has used to build his own successful speaking business. Works best if you write as you speak. Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media National Speakers Association Shep Hyken “The job is not doing the speech. Post openings at the business school.
5 public speaking lessons from a Vitamix demo
MARCH 21, 2011
I was obviously impressed enough with the demo to finally buy my Vitamix; however, from a public speaking perspective, I was also impressed.
Speaking to inspire
APRIL 4, 2016
The topic was “From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint: Speaking to Inspire.”. Book a Speak to Inspire workshop! Are sales up?
Holly Jolly holiday speaking tips!
DECEMBER 31, 2013
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.
The Power of Self-Expression
JUNE 1, 2014
“What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.”- Jim Beggs There is simply nothing that transforms your life as much as self-expression, because a profound shift in consciousness happens when you open yourself to share your truth. As you express your inner Self, your whole [.].
Public Speaking Techniques - Localized/Personalized Comments
Great Public Speaking
OCTOBER 12, 2011
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. And you know what? I really am thrilled to be with them.
The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves
JUNE 12, 2012
Breathing: My three favorite breathing techniques – 3 Deep Belly Breathes, Ujjaiy breathing, and the Alternate Nostril technique – these techniques are explained in further detail at the end. It works prior to public speaking as well; an iPod can be a presenter’s best friend. Is there a podium?
5 public speaking tips from Nemo
AUGUST 12, 2011
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.
Public speaking gestures: Too many "don'ts"
JUNE 22, 2012
As with most things about public speaking, we get into trouble when we enter the realm of distraction. None of these gestures is wrong.
Two Views on Public Speaking Training: Skills and Technique vs. Personal Style
MARCH 19, 2010
I had lunch with a colleague last week and we had a rousing discussion about two different approaches to teaching public speaking and presentation skills. . We teach the techniques, behaviors and skills that are associated with powerful and effective public speaking —and we do it with a proprietary coaching approach that gets great results.
Speaking tips from Taylor Swift
The Presenter's Blog
MARCH 4, 2015
Taylor Swift’s new album ‘ 1989 ’ contains three ideas to stir-up your writing and your speaking. It’s a simple technique to copy.
7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address
The Presenter's Blog
JANUARY 24, 2013
When we take look under the hood of President Obama’s Inaugural Address, there are easy to replicate techniques for any business presentation.
PowerPoint, Speaking or Sex?
Thoughts On Presenting And Design
JULY 7, 2011
When I taught public speaking at Princeton, I developed a variety of ways to help nervous students combat speaking anxiety. And that would make the point exactly: the same symptoms get defined as bad when you’re about to speak and great when you’re about to have some fun. 05.
You don't hate public speaking. You're doing it right now.
SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
Let's talk about all the ways you "speak in public" every day. But all of the above examples involve you speaking out loud in front of people.
Is Your Speaking Art or Appliance?
Speak and Deliver
APRIL 20, 2011
Artwork by Karen Sloan When we first learn Public Speaking, it can be a lot like art class. Message + Skills = Speak and Deliver.
Storytelling in 30 seconds - can you do it?
AUGUST 23, 2015
Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Stories TV inspiredI dare you to try!
High-ticket speakers have some of the worst habits
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Sometimes they paid big money to sponsor an event, and speaking is part of their sponsorship package. You''ve seen them. Am I right?"