Tag Archives: Delivery

Analysis of a Speech by Elizabeth Gilbert

One of my favourite TED Talks is the one given by Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the international bestseller Eat Pray Love. In her talk, Gilbert speaks about the fears and frustrations of those who pursue a creative life, especially during … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Slides Don’t Fall Behind

A while back I wrote a post about the way in which you can turn the screen black during a PowerPoint presentation and the reasons why you should do so. You can read it here. Today I want to show … Continue reading

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Beat the Clock!

The next time you have a presentation, see if you can beat the clock. Speak for less than your allotted time. Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 37)

“The most precious things in speech are the pauses.” – Ralph Richardson

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Basic Public Speaking Etiquette

The next time you give a speech or presentation and are introduced by someone, wait until that person sits down before you start talking. Too often, many speakers overlook this most basic aspect of public speaking etiquette. The result is … Continue reading

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