How Public Speaking Can Make You Smarter

Nope, I don’t think that there is anyone out there who thinks that despite the importance of public speaking that giving a speech is an easy thing to do. First there is the process that you have to go through to come up with a good idea for a speech, then you have to write … Read moreHow Public Speaking Can Make You Smarter

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?

How Public Speakers Can Minimize Their Accent

I just happen to speak English. I’d like to be able to tell you that I speak it very well; however, that’s really up to other people to decide. What I can tell you is that it is the only language that I speak fluently and it’s the language that I’ve always spoken. This provides … Read moreHow Public Speakers Can Minimize Their Accent

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

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

Difficult Speeches: Talking After The Layoff Has Happened

A bad global economy means one thing for workers: loss of jobs. Just about every company has gone through this painful experience as firms have struggled to find ways to stay afloat during the most recent global recession. Into this environment, public speakers can find themselves asked to give a speech to a dispirited audience. … Read moreDifficult Speeches: Talking After The Layoff Has Happened