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Analysis of a Speech by Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given her first public speech since becoming a Royal. She did it at the opening of the Treehouse Children’s Hospice for sick children in Ipswich, England. The Duchess, who admitted that she finds … Continue reading

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Reading a Speech

If you can deliver a speech without reading it, that is the best scenario. However, if you must read your speech or use notes, here are some tips to help you out. Continue reading

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Analysis of a Speech by Shukla Bose

Shukla Bose is the founder and head of the Parikrma Humanity Foundation, an extraordinary nonprofit that runs schools for poor children in urban India. Parikrma is transforming education so that these children can have equal access to the best opportunities. Parikrma manages … Continue reading

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Eye Contact

The eyes have it.  The eyes definitely have it. Eye contact is one of the most important forms of non-verbal communication, especially for speakers.  Have you ever had to endure a speaker who read from the lectern, or talked to the … Continue reading

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A Noteworthy Idea

When delivering a speech or presentation, it is preferable for a speaker to do so without notes whenever possible.  Being free from notes allows a speaker to have maximum eye contact with the audience; it frees the speaker from being anchored … Continue reading

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