Tag Archives: confidence

When you do need to ad-lib

Stick to what you planned to say… unless you need to improvise. Continue reading

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Don’t confuse authentic with unprepared

Being well prepared and rehearsed doesn’t make you less authentic, it allows you to say what you mean. Continue reading

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It starts with having something to say

Successful public speaking is about conveying a message. It starts with having something to say. Continue reading

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How to strengthen and improve your public speaking voice

If your voice is not as strong and resonant as you’d like it to be, here’s how you can change that. Physical, practical and psychological techniques to help you develop a powerful public speaking voice. Continue reading

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Public speaking: it’s nothing to be afraid of

What have public speaking and travelling on the Paris metro got in common? They are both considered, by some, to be scary. Here’s how to overcome fear of these and other activities. Continue reading

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Fear of public speaking: take what’s useful and ditch the rest

Rational fear is productive: irrational fear is destructive. You CAN overcome irrational fear, but only if you stare it in the face. Continue reading

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Knowledge and skills chase away fear

Like many activities, public speaking is scary when – and because – you don’t know how to do it. Learn the techniques and the fear dissolves. Continue reading

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