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oTHREE gives Completeness!
Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”
Speakers, there is something MAGIC about THREE!
One for Emphasis: Video is a great way to practice a presentation.
Two for Comparison: Black – white.
Three: Completeness. I’m going to give you some examples in a moment.
Four or more for a List: Shopping List or a To-Do.
Here’s the examples of Three for Completeness:
“I Speak, Coach, and Write, about Networking, Public Speaking, and Presentation Skills.”
If we want the audience to GET IT! we need to “Educate, Entertain, and Explain.” Read More→
oThe Consummate Business Interviewers: Listen. . .
Jim Wright and Jeff Arthur, co-hosts of the nationally syndicated Smart Biz Show, ask the right questions and contribute their own experiences and expertise on the important business topic: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills.
Topics discussed include:
• The Fear of Public Speaking.
• Preparing and Practicing a Presentation.
• Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication.
• The Power of Storytelling. Read More→
0The Fear of Public Speaking is consistently listed as one of the most common fears people have. It holds many back from reaching their potential. Let’s look at WHY so many have this fear.
1. Why Not!
Think about it. Most of our conversations are one-on-one. Many are done on our phones where we don’t see the person we are speaking to.
Increasingly, we communicate by email and text. This interaction doesn’t let us see or hear the other person.
Standing and speaking in front of people, and having many eyeballs looking at us, takes us out of our comfort zone. That’s why we’re uncomfortable doing public speaking.
2. Not Knowing The Topic.
Do not speak to an audience unless you have a lot of knowledge about your subject. You’ll never know everything, but you should be confident enough to speak on it.
If you know little about your topic, you should be fearful!
3. Not Knowing The Structure of a Presentation
How many times have you sat thru a presentation where you could’t follow the speaker? They might have rambled, repeated themselves, and talked about stuff that wasn’t relevant to the subject. That’s not a great experience, is it? Read More→