Tag Archives: Education and Training

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck, and me. Florian and I have a passion for good public speaking. Yet we know that for many people, the mere … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Public Speaking Champion

Last weekend, I was in Lisbon, Portugal attending the Toastmasters District 59 Spring Conference. There were many things that I enjoyed about the conference and I will be talking about it in future posts. One of the guests of honour … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 73)

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist

A checklist of 50 things that public speakers need to remember before their presentation. Continue reading

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Two Slides You Can Lose

Much has been written (in this blog and elsewhere) on ways to improve the quality of slide presentations by, for example, reducing the number of words on a slide, using good visuals, going easy on the bullet points, turning the … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 50)

Are we up to 50 quotes already? I cannot believe how time flies. When I began this series, I decided to limit the quotes to those that were directly related to public speaking (as opposed to quotes on general topics … Continue reading

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Maybe

Maybe I’m not cut out for public speaking. Maybe no one will listen to me. Maybe someone will laugh at me. Maybe I’m the only one who gets nervous in front of people. Maybe I’ll forget what I want to … Continue reading

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Smile!

Victor Borge, the Danish comedian, conductor and pianist, once said that a smile is the shortest distance between two people. It’s a shame that people do not do it more often. And yet, as we grow older, we smile and … Continue reading

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TED – Ideas Worth Spreading

To become adept at public speaking, we need to practise.  However, we can also improve our skills by watching and learning from other speakers.  Today’s post provides you with a great resource to do just that: TED. TED (which stands for … Continue reading

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