“Outstanding speakers share several traits. Here’s a list of the must-haves, should-haves, and nice-to-haves.” They’re listed in no particular order, but here’s a challenge: put them in order according to you. In your list, where would you put: story-telling, sense of humour, vulnerability, know how, passion and purpose…? via The Making of a Great Speaker: 14 Things You Need | Inc.com.
“Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you’ll hear a variation on a single thing — “Did you see that TED talk by so and so?” Powerful enough to change your life in 18-short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are a well deserved cultural phenomena. Could you borrow a bit of their magic?“ http://feedly.com/k/1d3TSMl
“Seventy four percent of people fear public speaking… Here are a few tips to calm your presentation fears and give a knockout presentation each and every time” http://feedly.com/e/2PflKu7y
“Speaking.io offers actionable tips on how to overcome your fear, as well as advice on preparing a great speech and keeping people interested when you’re delivering it. I asked Holman how he mastered the art of public speaking and how business leaders can improve their own presentations. Here are his tips.” via 3 Speaking Tricks You’ve Got to Try | Inc.com.
Twelve really good tips for effective public speaking here. A bunch of entrepreneurs were asked: “Other than “practice makes perfect,” what’s one tip you have for fellow entrepreneurs about to speak in front of a big crowd?” Find out what they said: via Ask the Entrepreneurs: 12 Tips for Mastering Public Speaking.
“When you watch TED Talks, do you ever wonder how the speakers look so confident, say all the right things, and deliver such a strong message? There are very deliberate tactics to deliver speeches like this. As a member of Toastmasters International, I noticed that TED speakers follow a very specific set of rules. Here are 15 lessons learned from watching Ted Talks. Practice implementing them and you will deliver amazing speeches and speak like a pro in no time.” via Speak like a Pro- 15 lessons learned from watching… Read more Speak like a Pro- 15 lessons learned from watching TED TALKS →