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3 VOICE TIPS FOR PRESENTATION SKILLS

3 VOICE TIPS FOR PRESENTATION SKILLS

As a professional voice coach and broadcaster, I teach many people and one of the first questions people often ask me is, “Can my voice really be changed?” Well, they say that one should never answer a question with a question, but I tend to break the rules. So, the next thing I ask them is, “Can you sing?” Most…

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Business Communication Skills

Business Communication Skills

The Lack of Business Communication Skills Voice Training, Communication skills and Presentation Skills are really essential parts of Business Communication. Sadly, these areas are sorely lacking in many businesses. Cost of Training I was speaking with a fellow trainer last week and while both of us agree and feel so strongly on this, the truth of the matter is that…

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Presentation Skills and Public Speaking – Attract and Not Distract

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking – Attract and Not Distract

One of the most important aspects of presentation skills and public speaking is that we need to understand the concept of ‘attract and Not distract’. Do we need to dress well? The plain and simple answer is yes…..and no. While there are many aspects to presentation skills and public speaking, dressing well is certainly one of them. However, many people…

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Public Speaking – Build on your strengths

Public Speaking – Build on your strengths

Not everyone is aware of the obvious When public speaking is on your agenda, one key tip is – always build on your strength. Know your personality, strengths and weaknesses. Focus on the things that you’re good at and stay away from those that you’re weak at. It’s stating the obvious but sometimes, not everyone is aware of the obvious.…

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Speech at Toastmasters – Preparation is Key

Speech at Toastmasters – Preparation is Key

So now that you’ve sorted out your content for that speech at Toastmasters, you need more preparation before you even say your first word, otherwise you might just become toast. Here are some really simple tips that can help you become a better speaker, not only at at Toastmasters event, but at any event. Establish a Pre-Speaking Routine Before you give your speech…

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3 Public Speaking Tips for Toastmasters

3 Public Speaking Tips for Toastmasters

Public Speaking Tips for Toastmasters Today I would like to share 3 Public Speaking Tips for your next Toastmasters speech. 1. Fight the fear Experts believe that traditional methods of fighting the fear of public speaking are counter-productive: ending the speech as soon as possible, coughing, drinking water, using a lot of slides, clenching fists under the lectern, rushing, imagining…

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