Most people resist change. The problem is that some of them (they may be employees we lead) need to change to make themselves more efficient and improve the business. So the dilemma is to get them to see that they need to change. Giving a persuasive speech can help with that. The goal of a … Read On >
Category: Public Speaking
The online-presenting means that we all use web-based video conferencing tools to allow users to meet online, with or without video. Improving Communications online classes use video, audio, and screen-sharing, as well as instructor/facilitator led, activity-based learning.
Did You Know It Is Not All About You? Not Being Self-Centered: UB4me I want you to think about this. I think we should all speak less about ourselves and focus more on others. I do this, and it’s quite effective. I encourage you to do the same. I will be more memorable to people by showing that I’m interested in them. That … Read On >
Have a meeting coming up with another person or a handful of people? Here are four public speaking tips to bring to the table.
What is that look on your face? Are you aware of your facial expressions when people talk to you? Well, they certainly are, so it is smart to keep them under control.
At the end of a Presentation Skills class I instructed last week, Wrapping up, I asked the audience if there were any final questions. One attendee raised his hand and said, “What do I do if I forget what to say while I’m up in front of the room?” Before I could respond, three more people joined in. … Read On >
Tips on how to show enthusiasm when speaking to an audience. Bring energy to any topic and those in the room will listen.
EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES Can you remember the last time someone told you that? I can. It was yesterday. I was speaking in front of a large audience, and I used the wrong word. My brain froze and what came out of my mouth was a few syllables short of the word I meant to use. … Read On >
Eye contact is an important tool of connection. In our daily interactions, we use direct eye contact to show we are listening, convey feelings, express our emotions, display interest, and communicate attraction. In front of an audience, eye contact is quite different. The conversation is primarily one-sided, which can be an uncomfortable scenario for some … Read On >