Benjamin Franklin said “Being ignorant is not as much a shame, as being unwilling to learn”. In public speaking, we frequently use powerpoint presentations to deliver our message more distinctly and effectively to the audience. We might have been making and giving powerpoint presentations but some of us might be having difficulties in preparing them,… Continue reading BASIC TIPS FOR DESIGNING A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION`
Presentations have always been a great way to make your talk really effective and are an important part of public speaking. This could be a powerpoint presentation or any other way of presenting your talk. Since the technology is developing, powerpoint presentations are becoming more popular in all the professions.
Firstly, let us understand what is a group discussion? In this, a group of participants is given a topic to discuss for a given time and all the participants are assessed according to their performance. These days we see that many companies and institute are taking group discussion performance of a candidate as one of… Continue reading Group Discussion – Do’s and Don’ts
We may plan our speech well in advance, we may rehearse it to our best but still mistakes during the final presentation will always occur. Mistakes are a part of human life and thus also of public speaking. What matters is how we handle these unexpected and sudden happenings. This is what would make you an outstanding speaker. Let us see a few common speech “bloopers” and how you can handle them in a positive way.
What is a PROP? A prop can be anything that can be handheld during a presentation or a speech. While giving a presentation, using props can be a great idea as you can grab audience’s attention through them. Visual representations are surely a better way to prove your presentation skills as they can make a… Continue reading HOW TO USE PROPS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
Being a human we are liable to make a mistake. Even in public speaking, many people do commit mistakes such as using foghorns like “aahhh”, “uummmm” etc. These mistakes are such pitty ones that they may be ignored by the audience to some extent. But some people in public speaking commit blunder for which the… Continue reading MISDEEDS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
What is the right kind of preparation? I have often seen students, reading an article in the newspaper, whether convinced or not convinced with the author, prepare their lecture and deliver it in the class. Does preparation mean picking up any topic and start speaking in front of an audience? Or it is to lift… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING & PRESENTATION SKILLS- What is the Right Preparation of a Presentation