How to Speak with E’s

Speak with E’s. Be a speaker of influence not control or guilt. With the privilege of the platform comes the awesome responsibility of motivating and influencing your audience to feel/think/act differently. 1. Educate provide your audience with extensive information on your topic. This will empower attendees to feel competent and knowledgeable. Support your points with [...]

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The Top 10 Fatal Flaws Frequently Found from the Podium

Be a speaker of influence, not control or guilt. With the privilege of the platform comes the awesome responsibility of motivating and influencing your audience to feel/think/act differently. No clear purpose for the presentation. What is the point and focus of the speech? Not starting and stopping on time. Be flexible and be able to [...]

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How to Prepare your Mind/Body to Give Great Speeches

Sure you have catecholamines – all speakers do. (including Sir Winston Churchill and Presidents Kennedy, Carter, and Reagan.) Those are the chemicals that make you sweat, make your heart beat fast and make your hands shake. Get rid of those chemical and psychological reactions by becoming message-centered and audience-centered, not self-centered. 1 Replace fear and [...]

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Be a Storyteller, Not Just a Speaker

Stories develop themes. The themes chosen to illustrate the possibility of stories are: Relationships, Choice, Creativity, Making a Difference, Celebration. Speakers are ordinarily people, from teachers to grandparents, from mountain climbers to cancer survivors. The platform provides them with a privilege and awesome responsibility to share their stories in a way that helps the audience [...]

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Four Different Ways People Process Your Information

There are four different ways that audience members assimilate information. They are: visual, auditory, auditory digital, and kinesthetic. While all members of the audience will process information utilizing all four of these approaches at different times, each audience member will individually will individually tend to rely on one of these approaches more than the other [...]

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Get Going. Resources to Help You Become a Polished Speaker

Do you have a passion for what you speak on? Are you persistent in pursuing your speaking goals? Here are some steps to take to get you to the economic buyers who will hire you. 1. Join toastmasters-an international club that helps people speak more effectively. Club members usually meet weekly in groups of 20 [...]

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Top 7 Steps to Better Public Speaking

Whether you want to be a part time, full time or BIG time speaker you must speak, speak, speak. At first, deliver 25-30 minute free talks to service clubs and community organizations. Consider it to be your off-Broadway tryout. A great opportunity to fine-tune your program.and maybe get some future paid business! Do the following [...]

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5 How to be a Better Speaker Articles

One: How to Create Sizzling Speech and Book Titles Description: Create titles that focus on what most people want all the time. Example “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” Learn five ways to design your speech and/or best-selling book titles. Article URL: schrift/article_sizzling_speech.html Article Autoresponder: article-004@schrift.com Two: How to Prepare Your Speech Part 1 [...]

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Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

When you need to get up and speak do you feel butterflies in your stomach? Sweaty palms? Dry mouth? Shaking knees and hands? You are not alone. Fear of public speaking is No. 1. Death is No.4. So most people would rather get a root canal and pay their taxes than speak in front of [...]

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Nervous? You Are Not Alone. Presentation tips from the Pros

Have you ever been asked to do a presentation for a large group of people you have never met? Does this make you nervous? Well, you are not alone. Practically everybody, from executives to entry-level employees has the butterflies in their stomach over it. Here are some tips on making a presentation from the members [...]

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