The Importance of Making a Great First Impression With Your Audience

Note: This article has been written by Philip J Reed on behalf of DexOne, creating small business marketing solutions. We all know about the importance of public speaking, but did you know that people size you up from the moment they see you? It’s not about being judgmental — at least not on purpose (in … Read moreThe Importance of Making a Great First Impression With Your Audience

Public Speakers Do Better When They Lose The Script

If I asked you to do a perfect job for the next speech that you gave, what would you do differently? I’m willing to bet that at least one thing that you’d do is write out a script and use it to deliver your speech. We’d all do this – it’s the best way to … Read morePublic Speakers Do Better When They Lose The Script

It Turns Out That The Little Things Really Matter When Giving A Great Speech

What does it take to capitalize on the importance of public speaking and transform a so-so speech into a great speech? Is it how the speech is delivered? I’m sure that we can agree that that can certainly play a major role, but I believe that there is more to it than that. Delivering a … Read moreIt Turns Out That The Little Things Really Matter When Giving A Great Speech

Business Speaking: What To Do, What Not To Do

Giving a speech in a business environment, specifically to a group of senior managers, can be one of the most difficult speeches that any of us will ever be called on to give. However, even this type of speech can be done smoothly and will allow you to be seen as an effective communicator if … Read moreBusiness Speaking: What To Do, What Not To Do

Getting To Great – How Great Speakers Are Made

I’m pretty sure that it would be safe to say that we’d all like to become better public speakers. The challenge that we face is that nobody is just exactly sure how to make this happen. I’d like to be able to tell you that because of the importance of public speaking, it’s easy to … Read moreGetting To Great – How Great Speakers Are Made