Category Archives: Public Speaking Tips

Tips for improving your presentation skills and controlling nervousness in any form of public speaking

3 Steps to Eliminate Body Tics in Public Speaking

I just saw an interesting video  in which the speaker used the exact same round arm movements with every statement he made.  This young man had made a video for his business and wanted to know more about my business … Continue reading
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Uptalk: A Part of Women’s Nature – Really?

We hear it every day. We hear it on news stations both on radio and TV. We hear it in conversation. We hear it at work. And, it is driving me crazy! You may do it yourself and not know … Continue reading
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Public Speaking – It’s Not Over Till the Fat Lady Sings!

Recently I spoke to a client named Bryan who I hadn’t had contact with for several months.  Had he not emailed me in advance to schedule a time to speak, I would not have recognized his voice on the phone … Continue reading
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If You Smile at Your Audience, I Guarantee They Will Smile Back

Were you to give a presentation with no vocal variety, no facial expression and no body language, what do you think the reaction would be of your audience? Unless you are a comedian and that characteristic is part of your … Continue reading
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Watch What Your Face Is (Or Isn’t) Saying in Public Speaking

Before your give your next presentation or speech, can I make a suggestion? Why don’t you video-record yourself, study the playback, and watch your facial expressions. Are they in line with what you are discussing? Does your face display enthusiasm … Continue reading
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What You Can Learn from Clint Eastwood

Actors wow us, amaze us, and inspire us but one, in particular, displays a level of confidence that I would wish for all in public speaking. The actor I am referring to is Clint Eastwood. In all the roles he … Continue reading
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