the art of impromptu speaking

The Art of Impromptu Speaking

Top Tips, Techniques, and Pitfalls on the Art of Impromptu Speaking in Public Impromptu speaking may sound more dangerous, more unglamorous and more difficult than prepared speaking – but it is a very important life skill. Imagine your boss asks you where you were when you returned after a long lunch break, or imagine your […]

Importance of Active Listening in Communication

Importance of Active Listening in Communication

Importance of Active Listening in Communication “When you talk, you are only repeating what you know. But if you listen, you may learn something which you don’t know.” Women often say that their husbands are the best secret keepers – they do not tell anyone because they themselves did not listen in the first place! […]

Effective tips on rehearsing your speech

Speech Rehearsal tips for Maximum Effectiveness

Speech Rehearsal tips for Maximum Effectiveness So you have crafted the perfect content for your presentation, polished your visual aids if any, prepared for the questions and answers session; but still, you feel you are not ready? Every speaker suffers from public speaking anxiety in one form or another. Despite speaking for years in front […]

Crafting the Content for your Toastmasters Speech Contest

Content Writing Tips for Toastmasters Speech Contest You took a deep breath, showed some bravery, and just nominated yourself to participate in the upcoming Prepared Speech Contest. The contest is coming up in a few weeks, and you have no clue what you are going to speak about. You are fully aware that mastering your […]

tips on making technical presentations

Five Powerful Tips on Technical Presentations

  Five Effective Tips on Technical Presentations which you should know Not many scientists and technical experts are good at presentation skills; as a result, there is a stereotype that technical speeches are very dry and boring. Whenever you imagine a technical talk, there are chances that you see a seemingly intelligent person with thick-rimmed […]

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7 Most Effective Public Speaking Tips for Leaders and Managers

Effective Public Speaking tips for Leaders and Managers for delivering impactful presentations and keynote speeches. You have a great business idea and an opportunity to make an important presentation in front of potential investors. Your company’s future depends on it. Your hands are shaking, knees are trembling, and you feel like running away from the […]

managing stage fright during speeches and presentations

Effective Tips to Manage your Public Speaking Anxiety and Stage Fear during Presentations

5 Effective tips to manage your public speaking anxiety and stage fear We all have gone through that moment right before our turn to go on stage when we can actually feel like butterflies flying in our stomach. Two years ago, I had the opportunity to be in a conference with the World Champion of Public […]

eye contact during speaking

Effective Public Speaking tips: How to make Eye Contact during presentations

How to make Eye Contact during Presentations? Have you ever told someone that you love them, without locking eyes with them? Chances are if you did, the other person wouldn’t have believed you. Eye contact is a very important form of body language which can help build trust and conviction towards the speaker in the minds […]

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From a jittery public speaker to an eloquent orator!

Speak to Succeed! Puneet Wadhwa’s Leadership and Public Speaking blog Do you remember your first public speaking encounter? You were dreadfully waiting in the audience till your name was announced. Your heart started pounding, your palms started sweating and your legs started shaking. You choked – completely forgetting your content as soon as you start […]

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