For all my talk, my articles, and the advice I give about the wonderful, marvelous pause in public speaking, a difficulty for some is that it can become rhythmic, taking on a sing-song effect. The one thing you never want from the pause is for […]
Do you know what imagery means in public speaking? While it is not quite the same as speaking with vocal variety, it does involve using color, facial expression and body language when you communicate with an audience and it is an important basis for dynamic […]
When you create your introduction, do you consider your audience in your opening remarks? Do you tailor your material around their needs as you ‘cast the net’ to become more intimate with them? Part of your success as a speaker is to treat your audience […]
Some people who are quite expressive in conversation, have difficulty speaking with emotion when addressing an audience because of their nervousness. If this sounds like you, then those nervous jitters are in control and not you. When that happens, it is not easy to allow […]
Join me in Mt Laurel, NJ (Exit 4 of the Jersey Turnpike), on November 1 & 2, and discover your ‘real’ voice. Nervous making presentations? This workshop is your answer. For more information visit my Workshops Page.
Has this ever happened to you? You stand to give your speech or presentation; and, when you begin speaking what comes out of your mouth is breathless, higher in pitch and quivering to boot. So what is to be done? In most cases, nervousness is […]
In public speaking, the anecdotes you include in your presentation can say a lot about you as the speaker. Simply put, the anecdote is a very brief retelling of a true account which can be humorous or interesting, but more importantly, is relevant to your […]