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Making the Most of Q&A - Christopher Witt

Making the Most of Q&A - Christopher Witt | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Q&A is one of the most engaging, powerful, and effective elements of a presentation. And yet many presenters (especially technical experts) avoid Q&A, mostly out of fear that they’ll be asked a question they can’t answer. Addressing your audience’s questions makes them feel like participants, not passive recipients of your wisdom from on high. Their questions …
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How to Impress Your Managers With Your Presentation Skills

How to Impress Your Managers With Your Presentation Skills | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Use tried and true public speaking tactics to demonstrate your presentation skills to your boss or bosses and impress them.
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Why The Art of Speaking Should Be Taught Alongside Math and Literacy

Why The Art of Speaking Should Be Taught Alongside Math and Literacy | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Oral communication skills are often overlooked in school in favor of math, reading and writing. But this London school has put it front and center with amazing
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The ability to express oneself has always been important, perhaps in today's world even more than in the past. Helping our children discover the tools to authentically express their thoughts. their ideas, their opinions and themselves equips them with meaningful life strategies and coping mechanisms.
 
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Toni Morrison's Nobel lecture on language 

Toni Morrison's Nobel lecture on language  | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
A blog about women and public speaking, with tips anyone can use and an index of famous speeches by women.
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The Power and Purpose of the Pause in Public Speaking 

The Power and Purpose of the Pause in Public Speaking  | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
A reader of this blog asked me some time ago to post on pauses, something I’ve written about from time to time in the past. In fact, the reader referred to the primary debates, and at the time I was suffering from a surfeit of them and just couldn’t muster the enthusiasm. But something about …
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Focus on the Narrative, Not the Bullets

Focus on the Narrative, Not the Bullets | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
The best place to find tips, tricks, and hacks about presentations.
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Instead of Spelling Out an Acronym in a Presentation, Explain It

Instead of Spelling Out an Acronym in a Presentation, Explain It | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Acronyms can be useful in a technical presentation as long as your audience understands them. Here's how to make them clear.
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To Craft a Speech: Which Comes First, the Idea or the Structure?

To Craft a Speech: Which Comes First, the Idea or the Structure? | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
When crafting a speech, do you start with an idea or with a structure, with content or with form?
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7 Habits of Successful Public Speakers

7 Habits of Successful Public Speakers | 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

How To Master The Art Of The Persuasive Sales Pitch | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
How To Master The Art Of The Persuasive Sales Pitch
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Transitions: The Most Important and Overlooked Parts of a Speech 

The beginnings and endings of a speech are essential. But transitions from one point to the next are equally important and often overlooked.
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Why Your Brain Likes A Good Tale 

Why Your Brain Likes A Good Tale  | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
The future belongs to storytellers but it has to be the right story, crafted strategically to make the right point, delivered at the right time and in a
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The five principles of wise communication

The five principles of wise communication | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”

Ah, not really.

Often it’s words – and the tone that comes with them – that actually do the most damage. Just think back on some of the things that have been said to you over the years – especially those said with criticism,
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A Speech Without Enthusiasm Is Not Really A Speech 

A Speech Without Enthusiasm Is Not Really A Speech  | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Speakers who really want to connect with their audience need to make sure that they show enthusiasm and use body language, descriptive words, subject knowledge, and props
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Why You Need to Be an Intentional Communicator - Public Words

Why You Need to Be an Intentional Communicator - Public Words | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Most of us think we’re intentional about our communications, but we’re actually not – at least, not very often. The reason is that we spend a lot of time thinking consciously about what we’re trying to say, but we don’t often spend much time thinking about how we’re going to say it. We miss the …
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How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree | Public Speaking & Communication | Scoop.it
Want to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes? Research has insights you can use to tell who is honest, who isn't, and who is attracted to you.
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In Praise of Long Sentences in a Speech

In Praise of Long Sentences in a Speech | 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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