Show#30- Speedy Speakers Lose.

Speedy Speakers lose? Talking too fast is a habit of many Speakers. This habit presents difficulties for the Speaker, and more importantly has a negative impact on the  audience.

1.  The Audience doesn’t become… [Read More]

“Public Speaking vs Speaking in Public”

“Public Speaking vs Speaking in Public”

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Public Speaking and Speaking in Public are not the same thing. They are not to be confused. You can easily engage in the one, but strongly resist the other.

Knowing what you want to achieve in your personal and/or professional communication is the quickest way to accomplish it. In most instances, being a good Speaker can help you achieve your goals more quickly.

Articles in Fortune, Slate, Forbes, NY Times and hundreds of other publications, books, websites, DVD sets are all broadcasting that to you… and still you resist putting yourself in a position to learn the skills, the techniques to successful Speaking. Whyhead in sand

Public Speaking is a learnable set of Skills regardless of how you plan to use them. Don’t buy into the ‘hype’ of the natural born speaker…it’s not true.  [Read More]

Natural Born Speakers? No, actually,
Good Speakers are Trained.

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“Fear of Speaking” – a Point of View?

Publishing? No, this video isn’t about publishing, it is all about Your “Point of View“,

Watch it to the very end – it’s magical…

Whether Point of View, Perspective, or Attitude, regardless of the term we use, we all have one that affects our perception of “What’s possible for me?” And so it is with our consideration of engaging in Public Speaking.

To paraphrase Shakespeare: to Speak or Not to Speak, that is the question, and it’s an important question to ask yourself…Why? well, the answer could be Life-Changing. Yet, once many of us decide that “it” isn’t for me, we rarely revisit that decision.mobius strip

How is it that as we grow and gain experience and perspective, we revert to the same decision we made long ago, for not learning Speaking skills:[Read More]

Show#29- Speaking Q&A

SuperSpeak, a Public Speaking Organization for Children, in Melbourne, Australia, requested I address a Question regarding handling speaking stress or “nerves”. Initially I intended to send off a quik video response, but upon completion of the video message, I decided… [Read More]