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Which books are recommended when you are learning Public Speaking?

Which books are recommended when you are learning Public Speaking?

Here are 10 of my favourite public speaking books I have so many books that it is hard to pick 10. These public speaking books are the ones I tend to go back and refer to. Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds If you are “over” Powerpoint presentations then this book is light relief. Along with […]

How to find a public speaking coach

How to find a public speaking coach

How to find a Public Speaking Coach who is right for you When you are ready to take action and step up as a public speaker, the next logical step to consider is how you’ll get from where you are now to where you want to be. Maybe you are thinking about working with a […]

Public Speaking Books: Talk Like TED Book Review

Public Speaking Books: Talk Like TED Book Review

Public Speaking TED Talk Book Review: Talk Like TED One book I have found to be a great resource on the topic of a public speaking TED talk is Talk Like Ted. In my quest for lifelong learning, I always have an abundance of books waiting to be read. Some I will devour from cover […]

Public Speaking Voice – How to Own Your Authentic Voice

Public Speaking Voice – How to Own Your Authentic Voice

Owning Your Voice What’s your public speaking voice? We all have a particular way of speaking. ‘I like you very much just as you are,’ Mr Darcy told Bridget Jones in the film Bridget Jones’s Diary, and we all went weak at the knees when we heard that line. Isn’t that what we all want? […]

Get better at public speaking by doing this one thing

Get better at public speaking by doing this one thing

Say less! Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his son this advice about public speaking.  “Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated”  It is much easier to give a long talk, as being brief means spending more time preparing and editing out the bits of your talk that are non essential. According to Joe McCormack, author of Brief: […]

How to become a public speaker

How to become a public speaker

As a professional speaker and public speaking coach, how to become a public speaker is one of the most common questions I am asked. My answer is, well it depends. It depends on what your overall objective is in becoming a public speaker.  Let’s start with Why Purpose drives action. Before you consider the what, […]