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OVIDEO #15: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Props!

This Video is the Fifteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another on of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Props!

Props are dynamite! Here’s why.

People have three learning styles.
One: Visual. That’s sixty-five percent of the the population.

Auditory.
That’s thirty-five percent.

And five percent are Kinesthetic. They learn by doing.

If you can combine two or more those learning styles in your presentation,that increases the odds that they’ll GET IT! Read More→

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O  VIDEO #14: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Don’t Hand Out Handouts!

This Video is the Fourteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!


Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another on of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

If you have handouts – Don’t hand them out!

They’ll be a distraction. The people next to them will be distracted.

We cannot multitask. Read More→

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O VIDEO #13: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Interact with Your Audience!  

This Video is the Thirteenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking.
Here’s another one of my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Interact with your audience. Get them engaged in your presentation.

Ask a question. “Does that make sense?”

Pause.

Look for their reaction, their nonverbal response. Read More→

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O  VIDEO #12 – Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Join Toastmasters!

This Video is the Twelfth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Join Toastmasters!

Toastmasters is an international organization.They teach Public Speaking Skills and Leadership Skills. They do that in a structured and and nurturing environment.

I love Toastmasters! I was in a club for years. I still speak at many clubs.

Here’s a suggestion: Read More→

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OVIDEO #11: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Cotton Mouth!

This Video is the eleventh of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Cotton Mouth! Throat dry! Very hard to talk when you have Cotton Mouth!

It happens for a number of reasons:

  • Nerves! That can certainly do it!
  • Sometime just Dry Air. That will dry you out.
  • Other times – antihistamines. If you can wait till other times to take those – do it!

Now here’s a couple tips to lessen that Dry Mouth. Read More→

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O VIDEO #10: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Don’t Use Buzz Words!

This Video is the tenth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!


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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Every Industry has Buzz Words, Acronyms, and Techno-Speak. Don’t use them!

You do not impress people with words they do not understand. Read More→

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O VIDEO #9: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Find a Friendly Face!

This Video is the Ninth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Find a Friendly Face!

There are people in your audience who love your stuff!

They are looking at you, listening – they’re Getting It!

Find a friendly face, make eye contact, finish a thought, move on to another friendly face.

Finish a thought, repeat that. Read More→

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O VIDEO #8: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Develop Your Own Style!

This Video is the Eighth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!”

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Develop your own style!

Don’t try to be someone else. Read More→

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OVIDEO #7: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking

Always Take the Temperature of Your Audience.

This Video is the Seventh of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking!

Here’s another one off my Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.

Always Take the Temperature of your Audience.

I’m the only one speaking, but I’m getting a lot of feedback from the audience.  I’m looking at facial expressions, gestures, body language. Someone snoring and drooling – aagh! It’s not a good sign!

If I see someone with a confused look on their face, shame on me! I need to Read More→

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O VIDEO #6: Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking - Give Your Audience a Road Map

This Video is the Sixth of Nineteen about Lessening The Fear of Public Speaking!

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Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking!

Here’s another one of my “Nuggets to Lessen the Fear of Public Speaking.”

Give your audience a Road Map of where your talk will be taking them.

You wouldn’t want to go on a trip, not know the route and where you’ll wind up, would you?

Your audience feels the same way.

Example:

“I’ll going to talk about the Components, Parts, and Elements of a Speech.

I’ll name them, explain them, and give examples.

I’ve got time set aside for questions.

Then, I’ll close my presentation.”

Now they know where they’re going! Read More→


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