Articles Associated with ‘public speaking training’

Have a look at our articles below which contain great tips and advice to help you improve your skills in this area.

How to become a powerful charismatic public speaker

Presentations or speeches, whether to a large or small group of people are essentially about three things.

  • Energy
  • clarity and
  • humanity.

Energy, in that we all need lightly more energy than we think we do need.

Clarity, that’s clarity of thought, clarity of message, clarity of delivery. So that the listener will understand and remember what you’ve said.

And thirdly, humanity. In a world where electronic communication has almost entirely taken over, the fact that you are one human being who has been bothered to turn up and reach out to another human being gives you an immediate head start. People respond to people. We all want to feel engaged and valued. Humanity is vital. Read more »

Four common fears about public speaking.

When we stand up in front of a group of people and start to speak nerves kick in. This is an animal response to nerves that sends our equilibrium reeling.

But there are many factors that increase our feelings of nervousness when public speaking. Read more »

Public Speaking Nerves

Why the body responds as it does to public speaking.

When early man was attacked by wild animals, the body sent panic alarms to the neural pathways in the oldest part of the brain, the amygdala. When you are nervous, the amygdala, still assumes you are in physical danger and sends an electro-chemical alarm to ‘fight or flee’. This response is, of course, out of proportion to the ‘threat’ of public speaking but the body is only trying to protect you. Read more »

How to Overcome Public Speaking Phobia

Many people absolutely dread the thought of public speaking or having to do a presentation as it fills them with complete fear. As soon as they think about it, their minds become full of negative thoughts and reasons to avoid it.  Has this ever happened to you?  And have you ever thought…

  • I’ll forget what I want to say
  • The audience will be bored and fall asleep
  • I’ll look like a quivering wreck Read more »

Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Public Speaking is one of the most common fears and something that lots of people try to avoid at all costs.  But if you really want to be successful in your career, the ability to overcome your fear and deliver a speech to an audience in a confident and persuasive manner is one of the key skills you might just need and this article will help you start to achieve that. 

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