August 19, 2010
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Starting a speech

Whether you are a nervous public speaker or an accomplished orator, the opening of your speech is still the most important part.
July 22, 2010
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Apologising for nerves during a speech

I’ve read a lot of articles and books that mention referring to any nerves you may have as a good way to make light of your fear during a speech. I’m not sure I agree entirely. I personally feel that this is acceptable for social speeches, such as toasts, wedding speeches.etc, but is not something you should do during a business or professional speech. Unfortunately our corporate culture does not look kindly on perceived weakness!
July 11, 2010
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Opening a speech

The opening line in any speech is the most important. Know it, live it, breathe it every second of every day leading up to your speech.
July 5, 2010
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Eye contact in public speaking

Eye contact is the simplest and often most effective way to engage an audience. For the nervous speaker it is often a hugely daunting thing to […]
Eye contact in public speaking
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