Public Speaking

Fringe review: TEDxRFT: Improvised TED Talks

<b>TEDxRFT: Improvised TED Talks</b> • <b>4 stars out of 5</b> • <b>Stage 22, Garneau Theatre</b> Edmonton’s Rapid Fire Theatre is at it again with a belly busting improv …

TED Talks

Life is too short to listen to BORING Presentations …

<b>Presentation Skills Coaching – Choose engaging & entertaining stories and your audience will put away their devices</b><p><b>It’s an old joke, but a good one</b> …

Technology (Ireland)

Scripted TV & Video: Host For Public Speaking Education Explainers

Seeking a host for a series of "explainer" videos for Pearson Education's online, college-level curriculum. Synopsis: Seeking a host for Public …

Education

How to Stay Calm Before That Big Investor Meeting

To stay calm during the meeting, it's obviously important to prepare well before the meeting<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When it comes to an investment opportunity, entrepreneurs are not ones to back down. Be it at an event or through …

Entrepreneurship (India)

Prepare For The Upcoming Season With The Greatest Football Speech Ever Given

Football season is only a few days away, and that means it’s time to get amped up.<p>I have a little tradition that I like to do before big games. I …

Conservative View

Learning to Speak ‘Spontaneously’ Elevates Your Ability to Lead

Off the cuff…impromptu…spontaneous. Speaking with confidence and authority on the spur of the moment can be daunting—but taking the challenge is …

Leadership

Public Speaking Requirement? I’m Dropping Out…

Guest Blogger: Joshua Howard<p>Do you have anxiety, fear, or apprehension about giving presentations? You’re definitely not alone. In fact, public …

Self-help

How to Be A Stellar Podcast Guest

You can take simple steps to improve your podcast presence every time<p>If you're a thought leader in any space, there's a good chance you'll be invited to participate in a podcast. And lucky you! Podcasts are one of the best ways to ingratiate yourself with a new audience, and they are great …

Money

When Presenting, Speak Slowly and Use Simple Words

You might have a great idea or exciting results to share, but if you don’t deliver your message with confidence, it will fall flat. To look confident when you’re speaking to an audience, pace your talking speed. Speak a little slower than you think you need to. Pay particular attention to speed if …

Living Rooms

Indra Nooyi And Warren Buffett Call This Soft Skill The Best Investment They Ever Made

After 12 years, PepsiCo’s chief executive is stepping down. Although Indra Nooyi’s impact on the company is well-known—and widely admired—what’s less known is the impact one class had on Nooyi’s career.<p>When Nooyi was enrolled in a master’s program at Yale University, she expected to pass the …

Communication Skills

3 Simple Skills for Becoming a World Class Communicator

And the world needs far more people who can communicate at this level.<p>Today we communicate more than ever - but do we actually say anything more significant? If anything, we communicate at a much more superficial level in spite of all of the new communication tools.<p>Words are powerful, whether they …

Money

4 steps to incorporate storytelling in your next talk

A good story increases audience engagement and improves retention by 65–70 percent.<p>Compare that with the 5–10 percent audience retention generated by …

Shonda Rhimes

Turning Your Data into Eye-opening Stories

Data – a term used to classify the facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis. As short and crisp the word may sound, today it …

Data Visualization

Master the Art of Public Speaking with these 5 Top Courses

There's nothing more intimidating than a room full of eyes. But if you want to work in sales or marketing, it's essential that you can deliver talks …

Hacking

Shah Rukh Khan's TED Talks India: Nayi Soch season 2 to return this year?

Last year, Shah Rukh Khan became the first Indian actor to deliver a TED Talk in the USA. At the session, in front of a large audience, the superstar …

Bollywood

Do You Want to Become a Fascinating Storyteller?

Learn the Magic of Storytelling with Toastmasters<p><b>Westlake, OH</b> - Join Westside Advanced Toastmasters in Westlake on Saturday, September 1, 2018 as …

The Arts

6 Things Great Speakers Always Do: A TEDx Organizer Shares the Secrets of Becoming a TEDx Speaker

Tips from TEDx Executive Producer Tricia Brouk for how to become a better speaker... and how you can someday give your own TED Talk.<p>We all want to be better speakers. Maybe, in our secret heart of hearts, we'd like to give a TED Talk. Maybe we'd like to be a TEDx speaker.<p>So I asked an expert for …

Money

5 tips on owning the stage when speaking in public

Public speeches are nothing to be afraid of; we’ve got some top tips from an experienced social entrepreneur to help you create and deliver the …

TED Talks

3 Lessons Frederick Douglass About Finding the Courage to Speak Up

Mustering the courage to speak up is never easy, but taking the leap can be life-changing for yourself and others.<p>On August 11, 1841, Frederick Douglass stood in an audience of strangers, all abolitionists. They called on him to speak. An escaped slave, Douglass had a lot at stake. He was …

Frederick Douglass

Here Are 2 Tests to Determine Whether or Not Your Presentation Is Good

The two tests every good speaker can answer.<p>Sometimes the hardest part of your presentation is just figuring out its purpose. Before you can start practicing, before you can memorize, before you can even write out your opening... you need to know the point you're trying to make.<p>In my years of …

Business Strategy

How Book Club at School Helped Shape My Leadership Skills

I’ll never forget reading the classic Wuthering Heights at book club. After the first reading I didn’t see the fuss, to me it just seemed like …

Recruitment

7 Ways to Make Your Best PowerPoint Presentations

<i>Illustrated by Ash Oat</i><p>Microsoft estimates that there are about 30 million PowerPoint presentations created every single day—which is why if you’ve …

Public Speaking

5 Years, 5 Lessons: What I’ve Learned About Public Speaking

By keeping these five lessons in mind, you can have a fruitful and rewarding speaking career.

Law

I always bomb when it comes to presentations – and it’s starting to hurt my career

I'm totally intimidated when I stand up in front of a group to give a presentation.On a good day, a jolt of adrenaline hits me and I speed-talk. On …

Public Speaking

Present with confidence using the hacks in this public speaking bundle

Whether you're set to give the toast at your best friend's wedding or a presentation at work, you'll be relying on those public speaking lessons you …

Hacking

Ten Tips For Networking Your Way To More Referrals

We’re in the throes of prime networking season. Summer parties and industry events all provide real estate agents with opportunities to make connections and generate more business. Just like anything else, networking is a skill — one that many of us are uncomfortable practicing.<p>Below are 10 tips to …

Networking

How to Master the Art of Giving a Great Virtual Presentation

You have to engage your audience.<p><i>What are some good tips for giving a memorable in-person or video presentation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by David Berman, President of Zoom Video</b> …

Framing

The 7 storytelling secrets of successful salespeople

I’ve long believed that top sellers are storytellers. They are able to call upon a rich fund of relevant anecdotes that they use to communicate and …

Storytelling

TEDxUWA | TED

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. …

TED Talks

7 powerful tools for dominating small business presentations

<b>Presentations are a great way to tell your business’s story in an innovative way and connect with customers on a more personal level. But getting in</b> …

Small Business