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How To Be A Better Speaker – Recognise Progress On Your Journey

If you want to be a better speaker, learn from my mistake Nobody becomes a better speaker overnight. Mastering the art of public speaking takes time and practice, but this means that, if your goal is to be a better speaker, every mistake or slip feels like a failure. Two years ago I decided to learn…

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Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers? Have you ever seen someone speak into a handheld microphone and yet been unable to hear them clearly, you’ve probably been tempted to blame the PA system?   But what if I told you that the cause of this all too common problem is the presenter’s…

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Audience Motivation Secrets for Speakers and Presenters

I was prompted to write this post after a question from one of my students. She worked in a college and asked me if I had any tips for engaging demotivated or disinterested teenagers.  My suggestions seemed to hit home with her, and she even mentioned how useful they had been on the end of…

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PowerPoint Presentation Tips – How to Avoid Common Powerpoint Pratfalls

“How Not to Give a Slideshow Presentation Guest Post by the SlidePro a French PowerPoint Presentation Design Agency who share some great Powerpoint presentation tips If you ever dread either listening to or giving a PowerPoint presentation, it’s worth asking yourself why that is. Is it because you always find yourself bored when listing to…

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What If You Were More Confident Than You Thought?

Want to look and feel more confident? Most of the people who come on my presentation skills training courses suffer, to some degree or other, with a fear of public speaking and would dearly like to feel more confident. I know this because they tell me things like: “I get this tremor in my voice…

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Presentation Skills Book – The Presenters Edge (2nd Edition)

Make 2017 the year you transform your presentation skills I’m excited to announce that the updated version of my book on presentation skills, the Presenters Edge is very close to launching. It’s been specifically written for people like you who have started to realise the value to be gained from mastering the art of public…

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How to write a funny speech – Part 1

WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO WRITE A FUNNY SPEECH Understanding how to deliver a speech well will make you feel good but being able to weave humour into any speech will get you noticed. Today we expect speakers to entertain as well as inform us, so understanding how to write a funny speech is an essential skill for aspiring…

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Creating and using great rapport – how enthusiastic should you be?

Enthusiasm is infectious and so it is vital that aspiring public speakers and presenters learn how to use it to create great rapport.  But I sometimes get asked, “How enthusiastic should I be?” I heard someone ask this question over twenty years ago while on sales training course and the resulting discussion has had a lasting impact…

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“Dr, I think I wave my hands about too much”

Tales From the Presentation Doctor’s Casebook #1 Case date: 23/08/16 – Subject A Presenting Problem: The patient came to me because of their concern relating to gesticulation. “Dear Presentation Doctor, I’m worried that I wave my hands around too much when I speak. What should I do about it?” Dear “A”, you are not alone.…

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Hey Coward – Turn Your Fear of Public Speaking into Excitement!

You are probably reading this article because either you, or someone who you know has a fear of public speaking! No, I’m not a mind reader! The reason I can say this is with a high degree of certainty is because fear of speaking in public is extremely common.That’s probably why so many of my…

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