History’s most influential public speakers reveals their trade secrets and public speaking lessons for anyone scared of taking the stage.
From CEOs to job candidates, public speaking skills are a highly bankable concept.
From CEOs to job candidates, public speaking skills and the confidence that comes with it, are highly bankable elements in business.
There is no shortage of books on giving presentations, but they largely focus on the transmission of information. It is easy to think this is all public speaking requires, but a presenter who shut themselves off from the audience won’t fully engage the listener or achieve the purpose of the presentation.
Who doesn’t love a good dinner party? Great atmosphere, interesting people, stimulating conversation, sparkling wit and sumptuous food…Mmm… are all likely to lead to a very enjoyable and memorable evening.
Logitech recently shined a light on the UK’s presentation woes, claiming many workers can’t stand the thought of public speaking – and their nerves end up sending colleagues to sleep.
As a business owner, at some point you’re going to have to speak to a lot of people, whether it be in a meeting or on a big stage. But even if you’re scared or straight up shy, there are basic rules that will help you be a great public speaker.
Many have previously joked that we are more afraid of public speaking than death itself – but it’s a statement research has found to be true. We found out why, as well as how to overcome it.
Harnessing stand-up comedy taught me the art of crafting a successful pitch: devising a story that the listener can emotionally relate to.
Public speaking can be a stressful situation. But if you master these four key ingredients, you'll knock the ball out of the park with your speech.
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett's recent appearance on Nick Ferrari's LBC Radio show was the ultimate toe-curling interview.
Soon we will all be hoovered up into the maelstrom on the general election – the campaigning, the debates (possibly), the knock on the doors by men in tweed jackets with impossibly large rosettes (probable) and the almost daily run of speeches, speeches, speeches.