Tips and ideas to eliminate repetition in our words and speaking.
What went wrong?! Why was the audience inattentive? Walking out? Sleeping? The speech was well written and pertinent to the audience. It had a clear purpose and a perfect blend of wisdom and humor. The visuals were on target, too. They were colorful, concise, and supportive of the presentation. Maybe the presenter is suffering from Monotone Mumble.
Talking is an art. Talking on time is a science. Polished delivery of a prepared speech of 5, 15, or 30 minutes takes verbal skill, rehearsal, and focus to stay within time. But for someone whose time allotment has been slashed, trimming their prepared talk to fit the new time takes a blend of quick-thinking editing and amplified audience-engagement. The program is running overtime and you’ve been told you only have 5 minutes to deliver your beautiful 20 minute speech! Here are some techniques to tailor your talk when time is tight.
Discover how quotations can add life and depth to a talk, lending credibility and authority...and open new doors to your speech and writings.
You’ve all heard it before. What would otherwise be a great presentation becomes one interrupted jumble of ums, ahs, like, and you knows. Empty and meaningless words filling a gap by a speaker. Just as crutches support our body following an injury, Crutch Words often support our verbiage when we’re not sure what to say. Here’s an overview of crutch words and some tips we can use to eliminate them from our vocabulary.
Public speaking is considered the greatest fear a person can have. Some who have been called to speak in public act as if they’ve seen a ghost. Pale stares, Sweating, and Nausea. They are truly Terrified to Talk. Explore the statistics, symptoms, and solutions of glossophobia…The Fear of Public Speaking.