25 Essential Skills every Public Speaker should have

Andrew Dlugan has created a comprehensive list of skills that every public speaker should have. As you review the list there will be some skills that you will feel are more important than others, and that’s fine. Take this list as a guide, and identify the skills you don’t have and find a way to…

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Six Communication Barriers – How you can break through them!

The only reason anybody stands in front of an audience and delivers a speech is to communicate something important. Too often the message the speaker is trying to share fails to reach the audience because one (or more) of the communication barriers below impedes the speakers effectiveness.  Sadly, most presenters are not aware that these…

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Father of the Bride Speech – What to say

A father of the bride speech is a speech is often an emotional speech remembered by the bride, the mother of the bride and by those who are attending the wedding for many years.   As a result it is crucial that the appropriate time and consideration is given to the speech to ensure it…

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Grooms Speech – What you should say

A grooms speech is a speech that will be remembered by the bride, by those who are attending the wedding, and by the family and friends who watch the wedding video for years to come.     As a result it is crucial that the speech is properly prepared and delivered. Whilst wedding etiquette and…

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How to be confident

Learn how to be more confident speaking in public. I attended a stand up comedy course and did my very first comedy set a few years ago. The lessons I learnt on the comedy course can be applied to any public speaking situation. The video below outlines the lessons I learned and how you can…

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Where will your public speaking skills be in one year?

I watched the video below, and I was amazed at the improvement in the ability of the girl, Karen, to dance. I hope you find it as inspirational as I did. A key message from the video is to set a goal and commit to achieving that goal. Karen sets herself a goal, and then…

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A bit of fun – Improve your public speaking skills

Here is a humorous perspective on improving your public speaking skills in the New York Times. Enjoy .  😀   Nearly everyone gets some anxiety about public speaking — even Oscar-winning actors. Here are some tips to help you through a big speech: Imagine everyone in the audience naked. Empathetically conjure up the array of…

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10 Tips to Improve Public Speaking Skills

When I ask my audiences their number one challenge with public speaking, they overwhelmingly say,”to overcome the fear of public speaking.” It’s okay to have”butterflies.” The key is how to get them organized, focused and flying in formation. Here are 10 tips for delivering a more powerful, persuasive presentation. Practice these techniques consistently to improve…

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Get Ahead by Improving your Public Speaking Skills

The ability to speak in public is essential to maximizing your leadership potential and achieving the highest levels of success. It is not enough to be able to stand in front of an audience and say a few words. You should be able to stand and deliver a well thought out presentation that captivates your…

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Have you mastered these 10 Public Speaking Skills?

How skillful are you at pubic speaking? Have you mastered the public speaking skills? If you want to master public speaking, then you need master the public speaking skills. There are dozens of skills required in a talk. These skills are an essential part of the art of public speaking and are especially important in…

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