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5 reasons you should NEVER wing it

5 reasons you should NEVER wing it

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You have been asked to speak at an event There is only 1 week until the event What do you do? I cannot count the amount of times someone has said to me, "I just wing it, I am confident about speaking in public".    And when I ask how they know if their speech has been effective, they look at me with a blank expression because the idea of their speech being effective had not occured to them. Here are 5 reasons why you should never wing it. You will not have the exact message you want to give to people worked out You will not know what you want your audience to do You may go all around the houses with you speech because you have not prepared…
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Once upon a Tuesday –

Once upon a Tuesday –

Business, Public speaking
I am a good speaker. I wasn't always a good speaker. I spent a lot of my time as a child being really quiet, because every time I opened my mouth, something came out that resulted in teasing, being told to be quiet, or complete rubbish to the people I was talking to.   As a child, this is devastating and we learn to keep our thoughts to yourself as no one else really understands what we are talking about. [caption id="attachment_3609" align="alignnone" width="300"] Be a good speaker[/caption] As I got older and started Drama classes (all because my sisters danced and I had 2 left feet), I learnt to speak through scripts and other characters.    This meant that I loved the stage and went on to Theatre school and…
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Big Speech Coming Up? Read These Top Public Speaking Tips First!

Big Speech Coming Up? Read These Top Public Speaking Tips First!

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Top public speaking tips Big speech coming up? you need these top public speaking tips. It is a great skill to know how to confidently deliver a speech in public. No matter the type of crowd you are speaking to, it is key that you speak with confidence and are able to get the important points across. Here are some great public speaking tips to help get you started. When you speak in public, remember that people will not automatically follow what you say. Getting the attention of an audience isn't always easy and keeping it can be even harder. You will need to use multiple tactics to keep their attention. Before you do anything else, memorize your speech when you are getting ready to deliver a presentation. Once you…
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