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Need a Great Quote for Public Speaking?

By |2018-05-20T19:49:14+00:00November 13th, 2016|blog|

Give These Great Quotes About Success a Try As a public speaker, your job is to present a message that captures your audience's attention and holds on to it right through to the end. A great, well-placed quote can add humor, intensity, and emotion, and sometimes the best quotes about life are pretty relevant for [...]

Using Gestures Effectively During Public Speaking

By |2018-05-20T19:49:14+00:00October 18th, 2016|blog|

Gestures Are Important to Get Your Message Across One important way to help your audience understand what you're trying to say is through hand gestures. That may seem like a strange thing to say—after all, if your message is clear it's the words you use that should relay your point, right? That's true, but keeping [...]

Eliminating Filler Words from Your Vocabulary

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00August 22nd, 2016|blog|

Filler Words Are Speech Killers Okay so…like…filler words are…umm…awful, you know? It’s probably safe to say we all fall victim to filler words from time to time, especially when we’re feeling nervous or uncertain. And few people are as nervous and uncertain as when they have to get up and speak. But have you noticed [...]

3 Reasons Why Public Speaking Isn’t As Scary as You Think

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00July 21st, 2016|blog|

Public Speaking Anxiety Is Common Ask just about anyone and they could probably give you a list as long as their arm of things they'd rather do than get up in front of an audience and talk. Public speaking anxiety affects an estimated three-quarters of the population and not many bother learning how to get [...]

Vocal Exercises for Public Speaking

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00May 19th, 2016|blog|

Voice Exercises Improve Your Public Speaking Skills Did you know your voice can produce as many as 325 different pitches? Or that your body uses 100 different muscles to create speech? The stress you feel when you have to give a presentation can create tension in the muscles all over your body, including your [...]

Dealing with Public Speaking Anxiety

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00February 26th, 2016|blog|

Wouldn't it be great if you never had to give another presentation? It sounds like a dream come true for people who suffer from public speaking anxiety. And frankly, that's the majority of the population. The thought of standing before a group and talking is just about the scariest thing imaginable for most people — [...]

The Critical Skills You Will Learn at a Presentation Skills Workshop

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00November 20th, 2015|blog|

If there is one thing many people dread, it is public speaking and presenting. This is why we at Public Speaking Classes specialize in creating presentation skills workshops, which can turn even the most anxious of presenters into polished public speakers. Depending on your unique needs and circumstances, our company will create a presentation skills [...]

How To Use Facts, Quotes and Statistics Appropriately

By |2018-05-20T19:49:15+00:00October 19th, 2015|blog|

There are so many elements you can add to a presentation to make it more effective and interesting for your audience. Three of these are facts, quotes, and statistics, and the reason they are effective in public speaking is simple: Adding support from outside sources reinforces the validity of the information you are presenting and [...]

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