Friday, 30 November 2018

Great ideas on speech design from Craig Harrison

What a great article on speech craft from Craig Harrison.  Follow Craig's lead and fight your tendency to start a presentation without the proper introduction and speech title.  Set the scene correctly so that you don't waste time building credibility.

Friday, 23 November 2018

Learning public speaking from others

I was surprised to hear a member of our Rostrum public speaking club say that she had learned so much in her first few months at the club.  She was very shy and did not volunteer to speak on many occasions at all.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Connecting with People When You Speak Part 2

Breathing is the Secret for Variation in a Speech 

Changing your breathing will change your Tone, Tempo, Volume and Intensity and at the same time be in sync with your gestures and changes in your facial expressions and body language.

You can train for variation in your speech much like you train in a gym.