Your New Year’s Resolution: Subscribe To The Accidental Communicator Newsletter!

Yet another New Year is almost here! What is your plan for becoming a better public speaker this year? Clearly you are already reading The Accidental Communicator blog and so that’s a step in the right direction! However, there’s one more thing that you need to do: subscribe to The Accidental Communicator newsletter! Once you … Read more Your New Year’s Resolution: Subscribe To The Accidental Communicator Newsletter!

How To Break The Grip Of The Fear Of Public Speaking

Let’s face it, there are an awful lot of things that we’d all rather be doing than standing up in front of a group of people trying to give a speech. Just thinking about the importance of public speaking and doing this can cause our mouths to go dry, our hand to become clammy, and … Read more How To Break The Grip Of The Fear Of Public Speaking

So How Can You Become A Better Public Speaker?

Congratulations on realizing the importance of public speaking and being a public speaker. No matter if you’ve only ever spoken in public once or if you’ve done it a 100 times, we can all become better. Every time that we give a speech, right after we are done we realize that there were things that … Read more So How Can You Become A Better Public Speaker?

What Is The Key To Connecting With Your Audience?

When we want to get our message across to one of our friends, how do we make this happen? That’s a simple question to answer: we have a conversation with them. Conversations are simple, natural things for all of us to have and they allow us to convey the importance of public speaking. However, for … Read more What Is The Key To Connecting With Your Audience?

Hey Public Speaker, Do You Want To Debate?

Not all speeches are equal. In fact, some speeches are much more dynamic and aggressive than others. One great example of this is a debate. A debate is a great way to show the importance of public speaking. In a debate, you can prepare for the discussion, but you can’t completely prepare for it. Instead, … Read more Hey Public Speaker, Do You Want To Debate?

Book Review: “11 Deadly Presentation Sins”

I think that it’s safe to say that we’d all like to become better speakers. The big challenge that we face is just exactly how to go about making this happen. One of the biggest challenges that we face is that there seems to be so many different things that you have to do well … Read more Book Review: “11 Deadly Presentation Sins”

Video: Stand Up Straight Young Man! — Why Posture Matters In Public Speaking

Dr. Jim Anderson investigates how a speaker’s posture can impact their breathing and speaking speed. Dr. Anderson reveals how speakers can take control of how they breath while giving a speech in order to impact their speaking speed and prevent themselves from running out of breath half-way through their speech. To get more tips and … Read more Video: Stand Up Straight Young Man! — Why Posture Matters In Public Speaking

Video: Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

Dr. Jim Anderson investigates how a speaker can persuade an audience to take action. Dr. Anderson reveals the secrets that you can use during your next speech to get your audience to agree that there is a problem that they need to take action to fix. To get more tips and techniques for creating and … Read more Video: Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

How To Rig A Speech To Get The Outcome You Want Every Time

You can’t always do it all by yourself. If you want to make a lasting impression on your audience, then sometimes you just gotta bring in some help to pull it off. Speakers who are ready to move up to the next level in their speaking often come to me and ask for advice. Now … Read more How To Rig A Speech To Get The Outcome You Want Every Time

Hey Baby, Come Here Often?

Just like a cheesy pick-up line, the first words that come out of your mouth when you are giving a speech will determine if you are going to get lucky with this audience. Unlike a wanna-be Casanova in a bar, you (normally) don’t have an opportunity to buy your audience a drink, so you’re going … Read more Hey Baby, Come Here Often?