How To Capture And Hold An Audience’s Attention

If we can all agree that this giving of speeches stuff takes a lot of effort on our parts in order to share the importance of public speaking with our audience, then perhaps we should all try to agree on just exactly what our goal should be when we give a speech? In my opinion, … Read moreHow To Capture And Hold An Audience’s Attention

The Best Way To Map Out Your Next Speech

Have you ever been asked to give a complicated speech? These are the speeches that have a lot of different ideas that all need to be covered if you want to have any chance of allowing your audience to understand the point that you are trying to make. When you sit down to create a … Read moreThe Best Way To Map Out Your Next Speech

How We Can Train Our Brain By Giving Speeches?

I, for one, would like to have a bigger brain. However, unlike deciding that I want to have bigger muscles, I don’t think that there is a “brain gym” anywhere near to where I live. What this means is that if I want to grow and develop my mental capabilities, then I’m going to have … Read moreHow We Can Train Our Brain By Giving Speeches?

Designing The Perfect Speech

Hmm, “the perfect speech”, so just exactly what would that be? First off, it would be a speech that we would feel confident in giving – we’d take the stage and because of the importance of public speaking we would confidently tell our speech without ever losing our way. Our audience would be hanging on … Read moreDesigning The Perfect Speech

Good Speakers Need To Know How To Give Good Apologies

So when was the last time that you did something that you had to apologize to somebody for doing it? If you are like most of us, it’s probably been awhile – we don’t really like to go to the effort of doing the whole formal apology thing very much. However, as public speakers, if … Read moreGood Speakers Need To Know How To Give Good Apologies

Tips On How To Become A Better Speaker From Marilyn Vos Savant

Awhile back, writer Dave Zielinski got together with Marilyn Vos Savant and had a chat with her about the importance of public speaking and how we can all be more effective at delivering the benefits of public speaking. If you don’t know who Marilyn is, she’s been identified as one of the smartest people in … Read moreTips On How To Become A Better Speaker From Marilyn Vos Savant

5 Tips For Delivering Bad News the Right Way

As with all things in life, there is a right way and a wrong way to deliver bad news to an audience. When we find ourselves in a position where we’ve been asked to be the ones to deliver bad news, the people who are asking us to do this have the expectation that we … Read more5 Tips For Delivering Bad News the Right Way

The Best Way To Deliver Bad News

Guess what? There is bad news out there and sometimes it’s going to be your job to deliver it to an audience. Nope, this is not going to be an easy thing to do; however, it does need to be done and you are going to have to make sure that you do a good … Read moreThe Best Way To Deliver Bad News

The Art Of Delivering Bad News

Let’s face it – not every speech that you’ll give will be one that your audience will want to hear. There are times that we are asked to give a speech that will contain bad news for our audience. When this happens, we will need a special set of speaker skills in order to effectively … Read moreThe Art Of Delivering Bad News

Mastering The Eulogy

Man, if there is one type of speech that I don’t look forward to, it’s a eulogy. I mean, what an incredibly sad time – someone has just died. Since I’m going to be at the funeral you know that I knew them and so I’m going to be very sad. Now you want me … Read moreMastering The Eulogy