We have often heard that first impression is the last impression and this is true in the case of public speaking also. You hardly get a second chance to create your impression. So when you begin the speech, it’s very important to make a positive impression on your audience. How you start your speech is… Continue reading WAYS TO START A SPEECH
In public speaking, when a speaker speaks in front of the audience, he not only puts his ideas in the form of words but may also use many other audio-visual aids. These visual aids in public speaking can be an exhibit, a flip chart, a white board, videos, pictures, PPTs, OHP etc. Why is it… Continue reading Advantages & Disadvantages of Using Visual Aids in Public Speaking
In my previous post, I elaborated upon the physical issues that can be hazardous for public speaking like the lectern, sound system, or the electricity failure etc. Other than these issues, some other issues may also arise; issues related with the audience that need to be taken care of in order to make our presentation… Continue reading HAZARDS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING – Audience
No matter how large or how small your audience may be, being a public speaker it is really important to know your audience beforehand so that you can give them what they want. There are many things you may do before your presentation to give your best. You must speak from their point of view… Continue reading KNOW THE AUDIENCE IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
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.
Public speaking is considered the most difficult and challenging thing to do by many people. It may be easier to express your ideas in front of 2 or 3 people but speaking in front of a large audience and knowing that they all have gathered to listen to you may give goose bumps to many… Continue reading VOICE MODULATION: HOW TO IMPROVE IT IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
Imagine you get an opportunity to give a speech in an event 10 days later. Hearing this, you would be excited at the first instance but soon this excitement may turn into worry. Worry?? Yes, worry. And this worry would be about your topic for the speech. Let us see the main points you should… Continue reading HOW TO CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE TOPIC FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING