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  1. Read This Article If You Want to Give the Best Presentation of Your Life By Larry M. Lynch
    By giving the best presentation of your life you will expand your skills and abilities in public speaking. The expectations you have of yourself will be increased. Your progress towards greater confidence, a broader network base and a widened field of potential clients will be realized. Winners stand out from the pack. They are looked up to and people who are looked up to become leaders. You will be viewed as a leader. People follow leaders.If you are reading this article then obviously you wa…


  2. Analyzing Your Audience and Assessing Comprehension Through Feedback By Andrew E. Schwartz
    Aside from fielding and asking questions, there are other ways of analyzing audience attention and feedback. Unfortunately most trainers are unaware of these methods or feel audience analysis is not really all that effective or important. Nothing could be further from the truth. Analysis is the main tool for what is known as the “functional approach” this dictates that you always seek to measure your progress toward an objective as well as the accomplishment itself. Without the ability to anal…


  3. What Makes A Great Presenter? By Graham Jones
    Every day millions of people around the world make a presentation. Yet most of us who have been to meetings know that very few of those people are truly great. At each meeting there is usually only one person who stands out head and shoulders above the rest as someone who really connects with us in the audience. The truth is, most presenters are just plain average – and quite a few are simply dreadful. So, how can you move from being a run of the mill presenter to being fantastic?Every one of …


  4. Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking By Steve Pavlina
    One way to overcome fear of public speaking is to be afraid and speak anyway. As stupid as this seems, it’s possibly the most reliable way to gain confidence in speaking. Be afraid, be nervous, be hesitant, but do it anyway.You won’t be very good at it the first few times, but don’t expect to be. Simply make it a goal to do it and finish. Once you’ve done it a few times, and you realize it hasn’t killed you, you’ll be less afraid to do it the next time. And if you keep doing it, eventually you…


  5. Be a Guest Speaker and Attract Business By Michael Losier
    Being a guest speaker in front of the right audience can be an excellent way to attract new business. Many clubs, organizations, conventions, and trade shows seek guest speakers who can provide useful information to their audience. The opportunity to speak in front of an attentive group can certainly boost your business, whether you are a service or product provider.Design your speech or presentation so that the audience leaves with useful information that will help them. Avoid giving a sales …


  6. 20 Tips to Becoming a Professional Speaker: How to be a Rising Star By Neen James
    Entering the speaking industry can be both daunting and exciting. It is an excellent environment where you can make a real difference in the lives of your audience. It is a rewarding and challenging industry to be part of. If you are keen to become a professional speaker, try these tips: Find a buddy – make a friend with another speaker who is at a similar stage to you in their speaking career to be able to share ideas, questions, frustrations and wins with them.Get a mentor – seek out a spea…


  7. A Perfect Meeting: AKA When You Don't Want to Strangle the Speaker By John Di Frances
    Have you ever worked for weeks or even months, often far beyond normal office hours on a special meeting event only to have it turn into THE PERFECT STORM. Well, maybe your entire crew didn't perish at sea, but there were those clearly identifiable moments when it looked as if the ship was about to capsize. Although many meeting goblins can contribute to such disasters, sometimes the speaker can be one of the contributing causes. How can such terrors be avoided?The first preventative measu…


  8. Public Speaking: Caricature, Cartoons, and Comic Strips By Tom Antion
    When certain prominent features of something or someone are highlighted and other features are diminished, that is called caricature. Studies have found that it is easier to identify a political leader from a caricature than from a real photograph.You can use caricatures of yourself in your own promotional material or in your programs to make fun of yourself. You can do the same thing to make fun of your competitors or your competitor's products by amplifying whatever feature you want to empha…


  9. When You're NOT Laughing All the Way to the Bank By Mary McKay
    You’re out of town for two days. You manage the stress of airports, coach seating, unpacking for security checks and double tipping at hotels and airports. You’re away from your family for two days at a time, adjusting your sleep patterns through time zones and enduring restaurants that others select.You love the two hours that you spend speaking and you have the satisfaction of knowing you’ve given the client exactly what he/she requested. But you spoke for expenses only and of course, no …


  10. 10 Tips for Better -- and Less Scary! -- Public Speaking By Shari Peace
    The fear of speaking in public is well-documented, often discussed, and probably overrated. The great news is that speaking in front of a group can be an entertaining and energizing experience for even the most fearsome among us.Try these ideas to enjoy speaking and to sharpen your delivery:1. Don’t “give a speech” -- have a conversation. Thinking about “delivering a speech” sounds nerve-racking. Think about the difference between saying “I have to give a speech,’ as opposed to…


  11. Choosing a Hot Keyword: Advice for Aspiring Public Speakers By Tom Antion
    When choosing keywords, you’ll want to stay away from using general terms like “speaker,” for example. This will only leave you competing with stereo speakers for a top ten spot in a search engine like Google. Don’t discard the word from your list altogether, but don’t make it number one either.Think about what services you offer. Let’s say you are a customer service speaker in Los Angeles. Some key phrases for you to use might be “customer service speaker” or “customer service trainer.” The …


  12. Speak to Be Heard and Understood By Andrew E. Schwartz
    Use your voice to your advantage. One of your main tools as a trainer is your voice, and you should be aware of several of its characteristics.1. Training requires a bit more Volume than your natural speaking voice; speak loud enough to meet the situation. Then, there’s pitch; the variance in your voice. Avoid a monotone or patterned pitch, which often is a result of memorization and sounds unnatural.2. Use Inflection, which is the varying emphasis on spoken words. When used properly, inflecti…


  13. Public Speaking: Frequency Check By Tom Antion
    It is pretty common to have multiple wireless microphones going during the same public speaking engagement. The AV crew that sets everything up usually makes sure that they are all on different frequencies so that no cross over occurs. You should still double check it anyway. BUT WHAT ABOUT MICE?When speaking in Thailand last week I ran into a situation that has never happened to me or the other seasoned presenter before. We each had a Logitech Trackman RF Mouse. RF stands for "Radio Frequency…


  14. Public-Speaking: Tips from the Kid Who Threw Up Before Speech Class in 9th Grade By Jeff Herring
    When I was a kid, if you were to have told me that as an adult I would earn part of my income from public speaking, and enjoy it, I would have:a: laughed in your faceb: puked on the floor.I certainly remember doing b before speech class in 9th grade.32 years laterWell, here we are 32 years later, and I'm earning part of my income from speaking and loving it.They say that the two most common phobias are fear of flying and fear of public speaking. I wonder what would happen if you asked a person…


  15. How to be a Great Speaker By Sandra Schrift
    Did you know that great speakers are often nervous with butterflies in their stomach before giving a presentation? And there are many actors/actresses who can not speak to live audiences without cue cards. My 13 years as a professional speakers bureau owner allowed me to hear several thousand speakers give their presentations. Here are a few tips I learned from them.1. You want to be nervous. Get your butterflies to fly in formation. Some tension brings about a great speech. You us…


  16. Public Speaking: Get 'em On Stage By Tom Antion
    Good public speaking should use attention gaining devices. Here is one that works every time: Virtually every speaking presentation I do, I find some excuse to get someone on stage with me. When an audience member is on stage, the rest of the audience is glued to the action for the following reasons:1. They want to see what is going to happen to one of their own.2. They are priming themselves to be up there.3. They are worrying to death that they may be asked to be up there.Reasons 1 and 2 are…


  17. Speaking One-to-One By Diane DiResta
    Speaking to an individual is different from the group experience. Whether you are training someone, selling, coaching, or asking for a raise, here are some tips for speaking one-to-one.• Eliminate distractions. Choose a comfortable setting—perhaps your office or a conference room with good lighting. Block off distracting window views and minimize interruptions. Clear the table of clutter.• Sit next to the person at eye level. Sit side by side rather than across a desk form each other. This has…


  18. Public Speaking: To Laugh or Not to Laugh... that is the Question By Tom Antion
    Some humor 'experts' say that you should not laugh at your own jokes and stories when you are speaking in public. This may work for some, but it is definitely not my style. When I'm in front of an audience, I'm having a great time. I'm there because I love humor and laughter and I love sharing it with the audience. I can't help laughing sometimes. I laugh at what I say. I laugh at what they say. I laugh at unexpected occurrences during the presentation. That's my style. I believe that to fully…


  19. Get Real By Ty Boyd
    Humans are born storytellers, but our education system doesn’t help us develop these natural talents that we all have. Instead, society increasingly homogenizes us, covering up the things that make us unique. The media, too, bombards us with messages that encourage us to emulate the celebrity of the week, or to try the latest fad.Most of us are far from real, far from that effective communicator inside us all.In our Excellence in Speaking Institute course we try to create the mindset that you …


  20. Public Speaking: Dynamic Range By Tom Antion
    I invented the concept of 'Dynamic Range' in public speaking to help you improve your versatility as a business presenter, and to help you pick appropriate audiences for your skill and interest level (Did he say 'pick' my audiences?). Yes, I did say pick your audiences.Some of you may not have this luxury because you must speak as part of your job, but those of you that do, will move up faster in the speaking world. When you are a beginning public speaker it is important for you to experience …


  21. Public Speaking: Callbacks By Tom Antion
    If you refer to a word or phrase you mentioned earlier in your presentation, that's a 'callback.' It works well if the previous piece of material got a good laugh, or if it was a groaner. If the previous material was good, mentioning it again will get more laughter and will make you look polished for being able to tie the previous material to the present material. If the previous material was poor, the callback will show your willingness to tease yourself, which is an admirable quality the aud…


  22. Lessons in Love for the Shy at Heart By Jennifer G. Smith
    One of the biggest regrets of my life is that I was cursed with the shyness gene. Shyness is an often misunderstood condition that can leave the afflicted alone and miserable. As a victim of shyness, I completely understand the pitfalls. I also understand that there are levels of the condition that start at “painfully shy” or (as I think it is referred to nowadays) “social anxiety” to simply being “uncomfortable” at parties. More outgoing people tend to brush off shyness as something that…


  23. Ten Steps to Increase Your Bookings By Mary McKay
    Having booked over 2,000 paid speaking engagements mostly while being an independent contractor, I know when I’ve done what it takes on a daily basis to increase my income. If you’re a booking agent or a sales representative for a speaker, you know what I mean.There are basically three kinds of work:Productive – Making contact with organizations who hire speakers to determine if they are qualified leads for your speaker and taking whatever the next step is to make the sale; Researching an org…


  24. How to Promote yourself as a Speaker on the Web By Bette Daoust, Ph.D.
    Why use the web for promoting your speaking engagements?Most people now agree that the web offers a great deal of information, if not too much. Every business should have a website, even if it is only informational as to what you sell and where you are located. You may not want to sell chocolates in the hot summer over the web, but you can tell people where your business is located and what specials you are running. I recently met a fellow that was getting married and he needed to order a cake…


  25. Voice Coaching - Training Your Voice to Give Better Presentations By Thomas Murrell
    Picture a cool crisp autumn morning in the wide open farming lands in the Great Southern region of Western Australia at Wagin, home of the annual Wagin Woolarama and Giant Ram.Imagine a white metal caravan with brown carpet on the inside walls fitted out as a outside broadcast van on a dusty, damp road by the edge of a large green football oval. The smell of freshly cooked donuts wafts past as the crowds start to fill the arena.A middle aged lady, who has that look of a lifetime spent outdoors…






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