When Speaking About Controversial Topics, Opinions Count

Hey, are you looking for a fight? If so, then why not stand up and deliver a speech on a controversial topic? The importance of public speaking means that we have the tool with which to tackle this tricky subject. You’re sure to tick off 50% of your audience by the time that you sit … Read more

Emergency!: 3 Things That Can Go Wrong During A Speech And What To Do About Them

Giving a speech in front of an audience can be one of the most nerve racking things that you’ll ever do. I’d like to be able to tell you to just take your time, focus on the words that you want to say and everything will turn out ok. However, all too often events conspire … Read more

The Hassle Of Hecklers

Just What Is A Heckler Anyway? Just imagine your next presentation. You’ve studied your audience, researched your topic, created a speech, and practiced, practiced, practiced. You take the stage and start to smoothly deliver your speech. Just a few minutes into your speech, you become aware of someone, gasp, talking. We’re not talking about quiet … Read more