Presentation Skills: The Art of Public Speaking

Public speaking is full of people making basic mistakes.  Luckily, you don’t have to be one of them!  Now you’ve successfully ‘opened’ your presentation, here’s how to avoid the 3 biggest mistakes people make when they start getting into public speaking – and selling from stage.  This article is a great refresher for both experienced […]

Stand Still! A Simple and Powerful way to Re-Centre Yourself

Stand Still There is nothing worse than a speaker who dithers and wanders aimlessly about the stage Standing still makes you feel more grounded… …which gives you more confidence… …which helps you to earn more money Be Strong, and Calm, and Centered. It makes you audience feel more comfortable with you.

Timing – Why you Must Keep to Time

When you are doing a presentation you must stick to time At a multi speaker event if you over run, the promoter will not be happy. The speakers after you won’t like it either You can perfect your presentation timing by practice, practice, practice If you haven’t started to close by about 60-70minutes your close […]

State Changes – Keeping Your Audiences Engaged

Every seven minutes you need to elicit a state change in your audience It can be with a MASSAGE, a HIGH FIVE or a turn to your neighbour to say something complimentary and fun In order to know when to do this you can have a reminder on your autocue or just watch your audience’s […]

Overcoming The Fear Of Speaking In Public

What’s the biggest fear people have? You may be surprised, but the number 1 fear is actually a fear of public speaking. And it’s ok to be afraid of public speaking!  After all, there’s lots of people feeling exactly the same way!  But I want to look at why it’s so important for you to […]

Four Common Myths Around Speaking From Stage

I’ve been speaking from stage for around 8 years now and within that time I’ve seen some very strange myths about speakers.   Today, I’m going to dive into them and dismantle them one by one! Here are four common, and untrue myths. Myth #1: You have to be educated to become a public speaker. […]