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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Being asked to be the best man at a wedding is an honour and it shows that you've impacted on somebody's life so much they want you to play an important part in the biggest day of their lives. It does however bring with certain responsibilities and duties that must be performed on the day, with maybe the most nerve-wracking of them being the best man speech.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you fed up with feeling nervous and anxious before any public talk? Are you sick of giving boring, tedious presentations? Are you tired of struggling to give a great presentation that inspires on-the-fence clients to take action? Well, if you're not getting the results you want in presenting, a revolutionary approach to presentation skills will help you get energized, excited and on the fast track to getting results. It's all in a powerful new online presentation skills training.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Your best career move ever. Presenting with confidence and authority is the key that unlocks it all. Power. Prestige. Recognition. Rewards. But. There's a hitch. One that a lot of experts won't talk about. Effective public speaking is easier to learn online. Especially when your schedule is crazy busy and there's not enough hours in a day.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Help Is A Click Away. With new online presentation skills learning, conquering fear of public speaking is closer than you think. Just think: no more sleepless nights. When you become confident speaking in public, you'll have the skills you need to get to the highest level in your field. It's the exact set of communication skills you need to take you to the top!
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Looking for a simple and easy way to stop losing money? Kick your presentation skills up a notch so you have a dramatic impact - every time. While a professional webinar training promises to give you answers, sadly, many of them just give you more technology. Let's say you use the latest PowerPoint, the newest video techniques and the coolest animation. Will it do the trick?
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Stressed out about business presentations? Would you rather stay in bed, hide in the bathroom or find an excuse to leave work early than get up in front of a group? For anyone looking for strategies to reduce fear of public speaking, a new webinar training series will help you calm down, reduce stress and handle presentations like a pro.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Blow a big deal? Trash an important pitch? Ouch. It hurts. Presenting personal can be a challenge. It is easy to lose the connection to your audience. But you will recover. Star presenters around the globe have the ability to bounce back and keep going. These seven rules can help anybody to stay on track and become more effective in getting your point across.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400In corporate training classes, public workshops and college courses, presentation skills are taught. But do they teach you the right skills to solve your workplace problems and achieve your career goals? The answer may surprise you. In many cases, the answer is a resounding 'no'. Many presentation skills training focus only on tactics. How to stand, sit and move. How to gesture effectively. How to speak clearly and dramatically. Tips and tricks to appear confident and poised.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Big presentation coming up? No doubt you are wracking your brain, and quite possibly tearing your hair out trying to plan the best way to present your story. Use these 4-easy steps to survive presentation planning - and have time to enjoy your weekend. You take a huge amount of data and toss it onto your desk or desktop. Then while wrestling the elephant, you remember a bit of news that should be added to the mix. On top of it, you most likely have some urgent additions and 'must-haves' from your boss or team.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400You walk into the office, mentally planning all the things you have to do today. But suddenly, you get a tap on the shoulder. "Pop into our conference and give a 15-minute overview of your project. There's an important client who needs to hear it." Find out how to survive.
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Doing a speech for any event, can be a daunting task, as a researcher is required. Preparing and research a speech, is the main reason why it will be a success. If the research is done well, then there is less room for error. Speaking in public, is a big fear for many people. Fortunately this fear, can be limited if the right preparation is put into the making of the speech. As they come a speech which is made is a wedding speech. At a wedding different people are likely to speak.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400A motivational speaker once said, "Success comes in cans and failure in cant's". It is indeed an extremely meaningful, yet simple, statement that could also have been explained through a lengthy and verbose speech. This is precisely what motivational speakers do. They are professionally trained to provide valuable insights through short, crisp and witty sessions. Short addresses are always appreciated because they are easy to understand, recollect and apply. Moreover, such sessions are also meant to provide meaningful entertainment to professionals, which helps them grasp the essence of the speech better.
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500You've spent endless hours preparing the perfect speech - enthralling, witty, entertaining and attention grabbing - and the minute you get near a stage or podium you begin to fall apart! Fear of public speaking is all too common amongst the professional and social arenas and tackling your nerves may appear to be an impossible mission. There are however great tips and techniques included with training courses that can really help and overcoming the fear of public speaking can be achieved!
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Presentations can be a great way to attract new business, simply by making yourself more well-known. However, nerves can often get in the way of entrepreneurs who want to use speaking opportunities to develop their business. Follow these steps to overcome nerves and make a powerful presentation during your public speaking engagement...
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500During presentations, it is the question and answer part that serves as a good occasion to know how much the audience understood or how much they did not understand from all of that speaking you did. It is also the best opportunity to be able to show your sense of humor, if you have one. Also, the question and answer portion is a good means to get your audience to participate.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500For most people, the mere thought of speaking before an audience causes men's hands to go clammy and their hearts to pound like a kettledrum. Statistics show that people fear public speaking more than they do their own deaths. It shows that for the majority, people would rather die in silence than take a chance to speak their minds in society. Maybe it's conformity and a fear of saying something irrelevant.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Public speaking has long haunted those who loath and like it. In every stage of life, since high school, college, even up until reaching the corporate world, no one is totally free from its clutches. Whether it is for the purpose of show and tell or pitching to a client, public speaking skills is an important necessity in your waking life.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500The content of the speech should match the information needed by the audience. Preparing the material carefully and specifically can ensure success on your public speaking endeavor. It will be helpful to tape record one's own speech and then listen to it carefully. Do this in front of the mirror. This would tell you which are the strong points and which are the weaknesses of your speech.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Try listening to other expert speakers as much as possible during a speaking event especially the guest speaker since they may be able to provide useful tips while hearing them talk. This could also eliminate redundancy and add more bits and pieces when it is time to speak in front of the audience. Also, this is to save a speaker from any embarrassment, since other speakers at some point try to use materials of the same kind.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Handouts are important tools for effective public speaking. They serve as guides for your audience. Handouts will allow the listeners to follow what you are discussing. Handouts are important and should be well prepared. When giving out the handouts to your listeners, remember to choose the right time. It is not recommended to give them out right away at the beginning of your speech. This will only make the listeners tend to lose focus. It is important in public speaking to catch the attention of your audience at the start of the speech.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500In a survey done by Dr. Laurie Rozakis, author of Idiots Guide to Public Speaking, it was found that many people are scared to speak before a group. It is the number one fear among Americans, "--and the number 6 is fear of death," according to Dr. Rozakis.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500People have praised and respected over the centuries those who could speak well in front of a crowd. The audience is oftentimes left in awe at how these leaders express themselves well and eventually convinced them a great deal. Knowing how to speak well before a crowd is the best drawer of attention to a candidate leader.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500It is estimated that our brains receive information through our senses that result in some four billion neuron impulses per second. Of these four billion pieces of information we are only consciously aware of about 2,000. That's only 0.00005 per cent.
Tue, 19 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Mark Twain famously said: "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." Of course he was absolutely right -- and partially wrong. In speaking, using exactly the right word is crucial. In speaking, it is important, but not crucial. Too much concern about finding the lightning rather than the lightning bug can be seriously detrimental.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500Americans have long admired the English, who seem to speak with consummate ease, intelligence and fluency. Why this difference? As an American living abroad, author Philip Yaffe believes he has discovered the secret, and it is physical. "Knowing why the English pronounce their words the way they do can turn a poor or mediocre speaker into a superior one virtually overnight," he asserts.