Join me in Helsinki
- 1,375,829 including you!
Welcome to Manner of Speaking. If you're looking for informative and entertaining tips to improve your public speaking skills, you've come to the right place. Have a look around and enjoy your stay.
— John Zimmer
Recognized by Great Sites
What are you looking for?
Follow me on social media
My TEDx Talk
The Public Speaking Game
A Public Speaker’s Checklist
Category Archives: Humour
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” — Sir Winston Churchill
“A good speech is like a beautiful dress: long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to keep it interesting.” — Source unknown; often attributed to Winston Churchill Photo courtesy of igorjan / Flickr
I just finished watching, for the second time, Comedian, a terrific documentary about the efforts of Jerry Seinfeld to get back into stand-up comedy after a decade of starring in one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld. … Continue reading
“The finest language is mostly made up of simple, unimposing words.” — George Eliot
Here’s a great story. Eleven-year-old Tyler Sullivan from Minnesota skipped school last week to go with his father to see President Obama deliver a speech at a local plant. After the speech, Tyler met Obama. The President realized that Tyler was … Continue reading