Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Speaking (and how to avoid them) #3

Sin #3 Mumbler and the Speed Freaks There are few things more likely to get the attention of an audience than presenting them with an unintelligible mix or mumbling and talking so quickly your tongue breaks the sound barrier. Sadly, … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Speaking (and how to avoid them) #2

Sin #2 Umm, Ahh, I forget what it is Here s/he comes, the respected speaker from the land of Ummble. S/he mounts the stage with the grace of a hunting panther, looks deep into the eyes of the audience and … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Speaking (and how to avoid them) #1

Sin #1 Reading From a Script For the next seven weeks, I will be covering some common novice (and not so novice) errors that people make when speaking in public. Being a kind soul, I am going to cover these … Continue reading

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Grab Me Quick!

Ten seconds. That’s it. That’s how long you get to win the attention of your audience. Spend it fooling around with technology or droning on about your achievements and you lose them. Spend it connecting with people, giving the big … Continue reading

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