Public Speaking – Finding YOUR VOICE

2019-01-13T19:59:18+00:00

Public Speaking - Finding YOUR VOICE Today, I want to talk about Finding Your Voice when public speaking. What does it mean to find your voice? Well, there are lots of different interpretations of that particular phrase but to my mind, it’s really about having the confidence to be you and to speak up [...]

Public Speaking – Finding YOUR VOICE2019-01-13T19:59:18+00:00

Public Speaking – should you STAY BEHIND?

2019-01-06T12:39:12+00:00

Public Speaking - should you STAY BEHIND? Today, I want to discuss the reasons why you should hang around after you've given a talk or made a presentation. Perfect Time is after public speaking Often, when we're done presenting all we want to do is run away. We want to blow off steam. We [...]

Public Speaking – should you STAY BEHIND?2019-01-06T12:39:12+00:00

Public Speaking – Develop your OWN STYLE

2018-12-16T15:04:45+00:00

Public Speaking - Develop your OWN STYLE The idea of having your own style - the way that you do things when you're on stage - may seem like a luxury to you at the moment.  Typically, especially if we leave our preparation to the last minute, elements such as style and flair fall [...]

Public Speaking – Develop your OWN STYLE2018-12-16T15:04:45+00:00

Public Speaking – Be aware of YOUR ENERGY

2018-12-11T08:05:44+00:00

Public Speaking – Be aware of your ENERGY! A client came to me recently and described feeling surges of fear before speaking. The feeling is actually quite normal - it's just the body pumping us up with energy in anticipation of our speaking opportunity. So don't say you're full of fear, just say you're [...]

Public Speaking – Be aware of YOUR ENERGY2018-12-11T08:05:44+00:00

Public Speaking – Is your diction LETTING YOU DOWN?

2018-12-03T09:42:37+00:00

Public Speaking - Is your diction LETTING YOU DOWN? Today, I'd like to ask you a question.... is your diction letting you down? Speaking with more clarity, making sure that your diction really does help you articulate your message, can make a huge difference. How do you sound when you talk? Early this week, [...]

Public Speaking – Is your diction LETTING YOU DOWN?2018-12-03T09:42:37+00:00

Public Speaking – Why bother with COACHING?

2018-11-25T13:27:08+00:00

Public Speaking - Why bother with COACHING? This week, let's discuss why you might want to find yourself a public speaking coach. In fact, any kind of coach! There's no shame in needing assistance Early this week, I received a phone call from a business owner who's based in the Middle East. He's been [...]

Public Speaking – Why bother with COACHING?2018-11-25T13:27:08+00:00

Public Speaking – Enjoy your STAGE TIME

2018-11-21T13:46:56+00:00

Public Speaking: Enjoy your STAGE TIME Today's question: do you enjoy your time on stage in the spotlight? OK OK, your answer might well be a resounding 'no'. After all, if you're here looking for public speaking tips that probably means you lack a bit of confidence on stage and need a little encouragement.  [...]

Public Speaking – Enjoy your STAGE TIME2018-11-21T13:46:56+00:00

Public Speaking a quick & easy STRUCTURE

2019-03-13T18:16:24+00:00

Public Speaking: A quick & easy Speech Structure Today, let's talk about speech structure. WHY IS USING A SPEECH STRUCTURE SO IMPORTANT? Obviously, it's important to organise your content - for audience comprehension as well as ease of delivery! If you have a quick and easy speech structure at your disposal, then that also [...]

Public Speaking a quick & easy STRUCTURE2019-03-13T18:16:24+00:00

FINDING SPEAKING GIGS: Should You Outsource?

2018-11-14T13:11:25+00:00

PUBLIC SPEAKING: Should You Outsource your Research? Today, I'm going to share a few reasons why you might want to seek help with your research when you're looking for public speaking opportunities. Last month I spoke at a big conference for a health association here in UK. After the event I held some private [...]

FINDING SPEAKING GIGS: Should You Outsource?2018-11-14T13:11:25+00:00

Public Speaking – The importance of audience research

2018-11-14T13:13:59+00:00

PUBLIC SPEAKING Why you need to DO YOUR AUDIENCE RESEARCH Today, I want to talk about something that's very important if you want your event to go right, and that's doing your audience research. I've been a professional performer for the last 15 years and 99.9% of my events go incredibly smoothly and I [...]

Public Speaking – The importance of audience research2018-11-14T13:13:59+00:00