Acting Lessons Help Us To Become Better Public Speakers

As public speakers, it can be very easy for us to become nervous or upset about our next speech despite our understanding of the importance of public speaking. This can happen at any time, even to experienced speakers. The big question is what can we do about it? It turns out that one solution has … Read moreActing Lessons Help Us To Become Better Public Speakers

Good Public Speakers Are Really Good Models

In order to become a better public speaker than you are right now, just exactly what do you have to do? If you are like most of us, you probably said “become more like…” and named a famous public speaker that you admire. Well guess what, that person is going to help you to reach … Read moreGood Public Speakers Are Really Good Models

How to Rehearse Your Speech Effectively

Note: This article has been provided by Jonathan Li. Jonathan is a School Presentation Coach who helps college and university students overcome fear, transform presentation skills and launch their dream career. For more information, go to SpeechXpress.com To give a great speech, it’s important to rehearse well. In the next few minutes, you will learn … Read moreHow to Rehearse Your Speech Effectively

Why Public Speakers Should Cut Out Filler Words

As we all strive to become better speakers, we tend to focus on the big issues: how to write a great speech, how to use our bodies to connect with our audience, etc. However, it turns out that sometimes it can be the little things that can trip us up. Things like using filler words … Read moreWhy Public Speakers Should Cut Out Filler Words

Connect With Your Audience By Using Enthusiasm

How many times have you gone to hear a speaker only to be disappointed? What was it that made you disappointed? I’m willing to bet that at least part of the problem was that they were a boring speaker – you didn’t need to have great listening skills to discover that they didn’t grab and … Read moreConnect With Your Audience By Using Enthusiasm

What Shakespeare Can Teach Today’s Public Speakers

Let’s pretend for just a moment that you were a public speaker who lived back in Shakespeare’s time (1564 – 1616). Forget all of those presentation tips that you’ve learned because all of your PowerPoint slides are now gone along with your fancy audio mic systems, and your embedded YouTube videos. It’s just you up … Read moreWhat Shakespeare Can Teach Today’s Public Speakers

Let’s Talk About Your Voice

How’s that voice of yours doing? When you give a speech, how does your audience react? If they aren’t hanging on your every word, do you think that your voice could be having something to do with it? Beware The Monotone Nobody sets out to deliver a speech in a monotone. However, all too often … Read moreLet’s Talk About Your Voice

Public Speaking Requires A Voice That People Want To Hear

Going to the effort to prepare and deliver a speech is a big deal. As long as you are going to make the effort to do all of this, you sure want your audience to get the most out of your speech – you want to change lives (that’s one of the benefits of public … Read morePublic Speaking Requires A Voice That People Want To Hear

Public Speaking: How To Make The Teleprompter Your Best Friend

As public speakers, because we know the importance of public speaking, we try very hard to be as comfortable as we can be on a stage in front of an audience. If we try hard enough and get enough chances to speak to an audience (whom we hope have good listening skills), then we have … Read morePublic Speaking: How To Make The Teleprompter Your Best Friend

Learn To Set Goals In Order To Succeed As A Speaker

Congratulations – you can give a speech in public without bursting into flames. But can you give a good speech? No matter what your skill level is, you can always become better. However, you can’t improve if you don’t know how. It turns out that thing that we do each year around New Years, setting … Read moreLearn To Set Goals In Order To Succeed As A Speaker