Show#32- Public Speaking & Hollywood

Hollywood performances and Speaking performances have a lot in common: they’re both ‘performances’. This idea probably scares many would-be Speakers. But the main point to keep in mind is this: Speaking is a learnable skill that many people learn to perform very well.

Hollywood wants an Actor to act like someone else. That takes years and years of study, constant practice, and taking chances to look foolish. On the other hand, Speaking and Presenting to an audience can be skillfully & confidently learned. It still requires learning skills, practice, and taking chances, but it can be learned in a much shorter time for most people.

And remember, you get to be yourself, not a fictitious character in a script. It is an easier challenge to manage and most of my students are very surprised at how good they feel as they become more skillful and more confident. If you want to learn these skills, you can do it. But first, 

Let’s consider some good advice offered by a HollyWood Star. It just might help you become a better Speaker & Presenter. hollywoodsign

I won’t spoil the surprise… you’ll just have to Watch and Discover for yourself the character who offered this smart advice to Speakers. When you’re finished watching, take a look at  Show#19.



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Show#21- “Rehearse for Success”

Practise, Practise, Practise – a Key to Success~

A major part of Your Presentation is “Self-Presentation.” Success with this challenge doesn’t happen by accident, but by focused design. Many of the same skills used by professional PERFORMERS can be learned and used by You. Let’s take a look at…… [Read More]

Show#20- A Speakers Voice

Your Speakers Voice is Key to Success~

A Speakers Voice is the main tool in their Performance of Speaking toolbox. And like most tools, when trained and used properly, it can produce extraordinary results for you. The human voice can communicate information, emotion, and opinion. It can persuade or dissuade action for…… [Read More]