Deep breaths from the belly will boost your speaking power. (Breathing also helps curb stress! Who knew?)
Category: Tips & Tricks
Everyone loves a good story! Engage your audiences by telling your story. Speeches with a strong narrative are easy to follow and hard to forget.
Visual aids should enhance your talk. Remember to face your audience and avoid speaking to the screen when using PowerPoint.
Are you having trouble being heard during speeches? Pretend you're speaking to the furthest person in the room. Your voice will do the rest.
The most challenging part about public speaking is the crowd. Here's a neat tip to overcome your fear: speak to one person at a time. Pick a member of the audience and dedicate your entire talk to them. Give them your full attention. Talk to them as you would with a dear friend. Suddenly, the … Continue reading Speak to one person at a time
Once you have written your speech, read it over. Then read it again. And again! Practice it in front of the mirror. Practice it with your dog. You can even run it by a friend. By knowing your material, you build your confidence as a speaker.