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16 secret ways how to speak to a bored audience

16 secret ways how to speak to a bored audience

One of the many nightmares of public speaking is having a bored audience. It happens to everyone, but it doesn’t make it any less worrisome. Sometimes an audience is obviously bored, and other times you just get the feeling they’re not enjoying your talk. Either way, you should know these tricks to keep an audience engaged. Quickly, here’s how to

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How to memorize a speech in less than an hour?

How to memorize a speech in less than an hour?

It’s the big day! Time is running out and you have yet to work on memorizing your speech. The only problem is, you’re due to give your presentation very soon. In fact, you have less than an hour to go. What do you do? I get emails asking me all the time if it is possible to memorize a speech

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How to Use Your Voice Effectively in a Presentation?

How to Use Your Voice Effectively in a Presentation?

The way you use your voice is one of the absolute most important aspects of speaking in public. This can easily change the way your audience sees you, whether for the better or for the worse. Today, I’m going to talk about how to use your voice well so that you can improve your speech-giving skills. So, how do you

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10 Great Tips How to Dress for Public Speaking?

10 Great Tips How to Dress for Public Speaking?

You don’t have to be a fashionista to wonder how to dress for public speaking. This is actually a common concern, and sometimes can cause downright anxiety for some people. It’s a big enough issue that people search for advice all the time. That’s what I’m here to help with. Wondering how to dress for public speaking? Research your audience,

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13 Powerful Ways How to End a Presentation

13 Powerful Ways How to End a Presentation

In my experience, a lot of my public speaking students give much more attention to how they start their speech rather than how to end it. Many of them don’t realize that how you end a speech is of paramount importance, too. After all, the last things your audience hear from you may make the biggest lasting impression. What are

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13 Effective Ways How to Make Speech Pauses

13 Effective Ways How to Make Speech Pauses

There is a natural flow to giving a speech in public. And taking appropriate pauses is incredibly important to that flow, whether you believe it or not. But many of my students tell me they’re not sure how to pause at the right time, or for what reasons. If you may be lost on how to do this, you’re certainly

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Speech Writing Tips: 27 Key Tips from Seasoned Pros

Speech Writing Tips: 27 Key Tips from Seasoned Pros

Whether it’s your first speech or your hundredth, you might be feeling the anxiety build as you stare at a blank page. You need to wow your audience, but you’re not sure how. It can be stressful to create a moving speech from nothing, but you’re not alone. Below, I’ve compiled a killer list of speech writing tips from seasoned

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What To Do With Your Hands During a Speech?

What To Do With Your Hands During a Speech?

Your speech is all written out, you’ve picked out the perfect outfit to wear, and you feel confident in what you’re about to say. But then you start to worry because you realize you’re not sure what to do with your hands. Don’t let that worry keep you from doing your best on stage, because I’m going to show you

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