One of the easiest ways to get started in your speaking career is to create your own opportunities by hosting an event yourself. Unless event planning is your speciality you’ll probably want to keep things simple at this stage. Why not host a VIP gathering for your clients and their contacts? Giving your event a […]
In any form of public speaking at a live event you will want to spend time warming up the room. These are what we commonly call ‘icebreaker activities’. There are various reasons for icebreakers but the most obvious is because you want to get the audience on your side and loosen them up a bit. […]
There’s nothing more influential than hearing how someone else has become successful to inspire people to action during your presentation. If you had to include ONE presentation skill into your next presentation, make it this one! The key benefits of using success stories are: They hammer home your credibility. They convince your audience that you […]
When it comes to speaking, we like to think that what we say and how we say it is more important than what we look like and how people see us. . .
But the truth is that people do judge us by our appearance and by our offstage behavior.
When you are portraying an image that fits in with your brand, you will have the audience in a place where they’re going to be very receptive to what it is that you’re talking about.
4 Fears Which Stop You From Speaking On Stage
1. You Don’t Know How.
If you are not currently achieving at the level you wish to, it is either because (a) you simply need more practice, or (b) there are unconscious issues limiting you.
Being an MC is a great way to get noticed, build up your exposure and get asked back to other stages . . . . next time to speak!
So once the celebrations are over, you’ll be wanting to follow these golden MC rules: