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Public Speaking: Getting the Room Set-up Right


I don't know why it is, but no matter how carefully I brief a hotel on the room set-up I want for my seminars, workshops and training meetings, more often than not when I arrive, they have provided a standard hotel room set up. What I find even more alarming is the number of times that I attend a meeting either as a guest speaker or audience member to find that the meeting planner or speaker has not bothered to think beyond this standard room set-up which is often quite hostile to the audience.

Public Speaking:10 Simple Steps to Confident Speaking


1.Preparation The most important step in public speaking is preparation.

Speech Presenting - Seven Ways to Tailor Your Speech to the Audience


Every speech has an audience and every audience is different. Tailoring your next speech to its audience is as important as the content in the speech.

The Top Four Ways To Get Audience Involvement In A Presentation


In the thousands of speeches I've heard very few presenters truly engage and involve the audience.Remember, even the most disciplined and attentive of audiences will switch off after 20 minutes.

Public Speaking - How to Make Your Next Speech Count


Along with the opening two minutes of a speech, the final part of a speech, known as a 'closer' is equally important. Research shows most people remember the closing remarks most.

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