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
We often get chances for showing our public speaking and presentation skills. We need a lot of preparation and practice to become an expert in these. A few tips kept in mind while giving a presentation can make it better.
We often come across situations where we have to give presentations to clients, employers, Board of Directors and others. In such situations, your presentation skills play a vital role as they become a factor that would decide your future on the basis of the presentation you gave. Given below are some tips that would help… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING and PRESENTATION SKILLS: How to Give a Presentation
Many a times you will be asked to stand and deliver a speech with no word of warning and no time to arrange your thoughts. This may be an after dinner speech, some words in praise of a person or any other topic. The point is that in your life you may be asked to… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: HOW TO GIVE AN IMPROMPTU SPEECH
We are often drawn towards people having a good personality. A good personality shows the confidence in you which attracts other people. In public speaking, our body language plays a major role in creating an impact on the audience. The biggest challenge during public speaking is to maintain an impactful posture which is the effect… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: BODY LANGUAGE AND POSTURE
We always want to open our speech with a bang, with style that is impactful and catch the attention of the audience instantly. A monotonous opening like “Thank you very much for such an kind introduction. I had been waiting for this event since long, and so on…” can bore the audience. What I think… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: HOW TO OPEN A SPEECH
“Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.”-Dorothy Sarnoff One of the worst mistakes you can make in public speaking is talking too long. Not only will you send some folks to never, never land, you will make some of them downright mad. So before any of such things happen, say… Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: HOW TO CLOSE A SPEECH