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Is a Fear of Public Speaking Holding You Back?

Is a Fear of Public Speaking Holding You Back?

If you want to get ahead in your career and fulfil your potential, you need to master the art of public speaking. You need to be able to clearly articulate your message, engage and inspire others and speak with confidence about what you do.  This is true even if you don’t plan to give a […]

6 Ways to Boost Your Executive Presence

6 Ways to Boost Your Executive Presence

Executive presence is the leadership quality that will help you become the leader that others can’t help but notice. It helps you to inspire confidence in others and demonstrate your capability, reliability and potential as a leader.  It’s built on three pillars; how you act, how you look and how you speak and includes your […]

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: […]

10 Public speaking mistakes that are easy to avoid

10 Public speaking mistakes that are easy to avoid

Did you know that many speakers can reduce the impact of their message with any of these common public speaking mistakes?  Whether they don’t use their body language effectively, their presentation skills are lacking, or they simply make small mistakes, this can all reduce their ability to share their message and connect with their audience.  […]

Top 50 Useful Public Speaking Quotes

Top 50 Useful Public Speaking Quotes

If you are looking for a quote about public speaking then you may find one here. Over the years I have collected a huge number of public speaking quotes. Rather than have them stuck on post-it notes, I thought I’d collate them into a blog post and share. I have collected these public speaking quotes […]

Eye contact when you speak in public

Eye contact when you speak in public

What does your public speaking eye contact say about you? Are you conversing or are you connecting when you speak in public? Eye contact when you speak in public is of great importance. The truth will be revealed in your eyes. Like it or not, our eyes give us away. They give people a real […]