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In Praise of Long Sentences in a Speech - Christopher Witt

In Praise of Long Sentences in a Speech - Christopher Witt | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Speakers should keep their sentences clear, not necessarily short. Long sentences add value, beauty, and effectiveness to a speech.
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Are You Tired of Hiring People Who Lack Baseline Communications Skills?

Are You Tired of Hiring People Who Lack Baseline Communications Skills? | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it

Cultivate those skills through programs and internships, and well-researched, specific job postings.

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The Eloquent Woman: Instead of wincing, 10 things to look for on the video of your talk

The Eloquent Woman: Instead of wincing, 10 things to look for on the video of your talk | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
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4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Public Speaking | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Public Speaking | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
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Intellect and the Imagination: Two Poles of a Good Speech - Christopher Witt

Intellect and the Imagination: Two Poles of a Good Speech - Christopher Witt | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
A good speech engages both the intellect and the imagination. Which may explain why there are are so few good speeches today, in business, in politics, and in the pulpit.
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Can Speeches Provoke Violence?

Speeches provoke people to action. Sometimes that action is noble and ennobling. Sometimes that action is violent. Violent-provoking speeches...
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How to Write a Eulogy: Principles and Practical Tips

How to Write a Eulogy: Principles and Practical Tips | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Here are 4 principles and 5 tips on how to write a eulogy, a speech delivered in a memorial service in memory of someone who has died.
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Chris shares some very useful tips. Delivering the eulogies for my Mum and Dad (2 years apart) was difficult. Even though I am a communication and speaking coach. Writing it out a few times and rehearsing it not only helped clarify the memories, but also kept me focused on what I wanted to share. Especially valuable when the emotions welled up in my heart and behind my eyes.

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Simplicity in Presentations

Simplicity in Presentations | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Make your presentation simple without dumbing it down. In this post I look at what simplicity is and how can you achieve it.
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Some very good suggestions, especially for those in the technical and scientific fields who have to present to the public. 

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All The World's A Stage – You Just Have To Know How To Use It

All The World's A Stage – You Just Have To Know How To Use It | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
When we give a speech we may not always be on a stage. However, we always have a space that has been given to us to use as our own during the speech. All too often we see speakers doing things that...
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Storytelling Tips from Seth Godin

Storytelling Tips from Seth Godin | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
A few tips on storytelling from the Master of Marketing himself, Seth Godin.
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Everything in life is a story. Finding ways to tell them is key to effective communication.
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7 Habits of Successful Public Speakers - Christopher Witt

7 Habits of Successful Public Speakers - Christopher Witt | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Successful public speakers have mastered a set of practices and made them into habits they consistently use to make the most of every presentation.
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13 Tips to Zap Your Butterflies When Speaking in Public

13 Tips to Zap Your Butterflies When Speaking in Public | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it

Everyone gets nervous before giving a speech. Unfortunately, the more people in the audience, the more important the speech usually is, making any butterfl

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How To Master The Art Of The Persuasive Sales Pitch | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

How To Master The Art Of The Persuasive Sales Pitch | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
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The Best Way To Communicate Your Ideas | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

The Best Way To Communicate Your Ideas | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
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Technical Presentations at a Business Meeting: 5 Top Tips

Technical Presentations at a Business Meeting: 5 Top Tips | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Technical presentations, especially in a business meeting, are difficult to pull off. Here are 5 tips to make it easier.
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Great Public Speakers: Lessons from fascinating communicators of our time.

Great Public Speakers: Lessons from fascinating communicators of our time. | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it

A great public speaker has a way of connecting with its audience that goes beyond good grammar and a logical train of thoughts. The intonation of voice, the rhythm and pauses, the body language, are as much a vehicle to convey beliefs or ideas as the words themselves. It is a rare talent to be born with; in fact, quite the opposite: as many great skills, it mostly depends on time, opportunity, and practice to attain them.

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How To Make Humor Work For You In Your Next Speech (Just like in toastmasters, knowing the importance of public speaking can lead to the benefits of public speaking)

How To Make Humor Work For You In Your Next Speech (Just like in toastmasters, knowing the importance of public speaking can lead to the benefits of public speaking) | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
When you are faced with a difficult audience or a boring topic, adding some humor to your speech can help. Prepare to use humor, personalize it, and use props
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Humour requires great effort to get the right balance, but that effort pays off big time
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Motivate Your Audience By Building Trust With Them

Motivate Your Audience By Building Trust With Them | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Often when we are giving a speech we are trying to convince our audience to take some action after they hear us speak. This is what the importance of public speaking is all about. We can do a great...
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5 Tips to Be a More Impressive Speaker

5 Tips to Be a More Impressive Speaker | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
A Stanford Business School professor offers a treasure trove of tips on how to be a better public speaker.
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How to Tell a Story in a Speech

How to Tell a Story in a Speech | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Here are five tips for telling a story in a speech to make your speech more engaging, memorable, and effective.
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There's magic in stories. We love them. Storytelling is a powerful tool to engage minds. When minds are engaged the audience is participating.
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