Tag Archives: public speaking

A Guide to Public Speaking

Delivering an effective presentation is difficult. With the Internet, listeners have access to more information that ever before and have higher expectations for content from speakers today. In addition, because most people are saturated with entertainment, audiences want a presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged | Comments Off on A Guide to Public Speaking

Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

Mark Twain said, “There are two types of public speakers: those who are afraid and those who are liars.” For anyone who fits into one of those two groups, how do you overcome the fear and become better speaker? You’re not going to … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

10 Ways to Avoid Bombing While Public Speaking

Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounc’d it to you, trippingly on the tongue, but if you mouth it, as many of our players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Avoid Bombing While Public Speaking

How to Give an Impromptu Speech

Has this happened to you? You’re attending a meeting. You’re not expecting to say anything, just sit and listen. During a presentation, your boss is asked a question about the department’s plans for the coming year. He turns to you and … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How to Give an Impromptu Speech

4 Basic Types of Speeches

The four basic types of speeches are: to inform, to instruct, to entertain, and to persuade. These are not mutually exclusive of one another. You may have several purposes in mind when giving your presentation. For example, you may try … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

10 ways to improve your public speaking

According to The Book of Lists, the fear of public speaking ranks number one in the minds of the majority of people. Far above the fear of death and disease comes the fear of standing in front of a crowd. I … Continue reading

Posted in Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments