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Criticism Closes Our Hearts

by Jude Fay
I have a big inner critic. I’ve also received a lot of criticism in my life. So I know at first-hand what criticism can do. I know the impact that criticism has, in …

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Storytelling Training Helps in Removing Communication Barriers
Storytelling Training Helps in Removing Communication Barriers

by Tim Donnelly
Are you passionate about storytelling? Do you want to inform, command, motivate, and integrate people through storytelling? Opt for storytelling training and get the knowledge of the need of the individuals for guiding …

The Ten Pillars of Effective Public Speaking and Presentation
The Ten Pillars of Effective Public Speaking and Presentation

by Caroline Nderitu-Benjamin HSC
At some point in our careers, education or social life, we all have to get up and speak or make a presentation of one kind or another. So, the next time you …

Gestures to Avoid When Speaking in Public
Gestures to Avoid When Speaking in Public

by Caroline Nderitu-Benjamin, CCL Training
1. The Frozen Elbow
This occurs when your arms are folded besides your waistline in such a way that the elbows remain in the same position on the side of your body …

Presentation Skills Mastery – The Lessons of Obama’s Oratory Skills
Presentation Skills Mastery – The Lessons of Obama’s Oratory Skills

by Aileen Pincus
When someone makes the difficult look easy, we tend to label him or her “a natural.” President Barack Obama is no exception.
His ability to move people through soaring rhetoric and appealing rhythms of …

Why You Should Pursue Speaking Courses
Why You Should Pursue Speaking Courses

As professionals, we know how important it is to be able to speak well in front of a group of people so why is it that we don’t take time to participate in speaking courses? …

Even Professional Public Speakers Make Mistakes – Here Are The Top 10
Even Professional Public Speakers Make Mistakes – Here Are The Top 10

by Heather A. Hansen
Have you ever been really excited about going to a conference just to be unpleasantly surprised by the quality of the speakers? There are some really high caliber speakers in the world, …

10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience
10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience

by Bob Sommers
Public speaking is an excellent way to position yourself as the expert in your field. It’s also a great way to show your audience that you’re likable, caring and funny. The focus of …

Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech
Public Speaking – How to Stand During a Speech

by Jim Bain
At one time or another we’ve all seen and listened, painfully, to a speech given by a robot, that is a human who resembled a robot. Their body posture was stiff and rigid …

Stripping for the Audience: Secrets of Great Presenters
Stripping for the Audience: Secrets of Great Presenters

by Randy Siegel
Some say the secret to being a good presenter is to visualize the audience naked. I say if you really want to be a great speaker, it’s the speaker who must strip for …

How You Can Be An Effective Speaker and Capture the Attention of Any Audience

Knowing how to speak effectively and present well in front of a group is key to your success.
You need to be able to express yourself effectively. You need to be able to persuade others. You …

Face Gestures
Face Gestures

by Laurie Wilhelm
Face Gestures
Face gestures are the part of body language that can be the easiest to read and at the same time, the most difficult. How many times have you not felt happy but …

Self Confidence Quotes
Self Confidence Quotes

Top Self Confidence Quotes that Inspire
by Laurie Wilhelm
What is self confidence?
One definition of self confidence relates to how sure we are of ourselves and our abilities. The level of confidence each of us has is …

10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience
10 Ways To Be Perceived As The Expert With Any Audience

by Bob Sommers
Public speaking is an excellent way to position yourself as the expert in your field. It’s also a great way to show your audience that you’re likable, caring and funny. The focus of …

Making The Most Of Questions At A Presentation
Making The Most Of Questions At A Presentation

by Kevin Sinclair
People usually prepare sufficiently for a presentation, but not many of them are as equally well geared up for the questions raised during and upon completion of the presentation. Making sure you are …

The Seven Essentials of Great Business Communication
The Seven Essentials of Great Business Communication

 
 
 
  
by Lee Hopkins
There are seven essential elements to successful business communication:

Structure
Clarity
Consistency
Medium
Relevancy
Primacy/Recency
Psychological Rule of 7±2

If you are going to communicate effectively in business it is essential that you have a solid grasp of these seven elements. …