Global TV segment: How to overcome nerves when speaking in public

A super-fun (and early) morning on Global TV Montreal, discussing how to prepare for a speech, why telling a joke at the beginning is a BAD idea, and how to be gentle (yet still helpful) if someone asks for YOUR feedback on their speech. Complete with an intro taken from one of my Speaking Resource […]

How to Speak in Front of a Room Full of Strangers (My interview with Elle Canada!)

“Professional public speaker Suzannah Baum shows us how to overcome the very legit panic that comes with addressing a group.” I was SUPER excited to be interviewed by Elle Canada magazine as part of their Fearless Factor segment, in an article entitled “How to Speak in Front of a Room Full of Strangers.” Get 5 […]

Oscars 2017: The Good, the Bad, the Political…and the Mothers!

It’s Oscars time! And with that, the review of the stand-out speeches, the flops, the themes of the night (politics, love, and….MOTHERS!), and whatever shenanigans happened over the evening. And yes, there certainly were shenanigans! This year I was excited to head over to Global TV Montreal to talk about it! Check out the segment […]

6 Reasons WHY Meryl Streep’s 2017 Golden Globes Speech is Getting So Much Attention (and They May Surprise You…)

At 10:25pm EST on Sunday night, I got a text from a friend that said “Just watched Meryl Streep give the most powerful speech at the Golden Globes. I’m still crying. If you missed it, you MUST YouTube it.” The next morning I got another text from the same friend, saying: “You MUST check out […]

Toastmasters Picks 7 Most Memorable Oscar® Quotes from the Last 20 Years

Once the Academy Awards® winners have been revealed, the buzz from Sunday’s Oscars will focus on who was wearing what and what they said in their acceptance speeches. Good or bad, the speeches will be remembered by viewers and live eternally on YouTube. Toastmasters International viewed Academy Award speeches from the last 20 years and […]

Master Your Public Speaking Skills: My interview on Bold Radio Station!

That was cool. On July 15, I was interviewed by Belle Kohen of the Midlife Makeover Show on Bold Radio Station. The great conversation included: 1. What type of people I work with, and WHY they’re coming to me for help with their presentations. 2. Top-level tips on how to prepare for a presentation. 3. […]

The 2015 Oscar review is in! Which speeches ROCKED?

So another Oscars has come and gone, and they did not disappoint! This was the first time that I’ve ever watched the FULL ceremony from start to finish. The verdict: Some touching acceptance speeches, some political activism, and some complete disregard for the “start wrapping up your speech, please” music. But who can blame them? […]

How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking: Interview on Global News

Fear of public speaking (also known as “glossophobia”), is one of the most common phobias around. Here’s my recent interview with Global News  filled with tips on how to overcome the fear of public speaking, and steps you MUST take before standing up in front of your audience.   The interview can also be seen […]

How To Give A Great Wedding Speech — from Breakfast TV segment

Summer is here, and so is wedding season! Check out my short segment on Breakfast Television Montreal a few weeks ago, where we talked about some key tips to remember if you have to give a wedding speech. And while you’re at it, you can get a bit MORE detail to make your speech memorable […]

Body language and….DATING!

I’m certainly far from being a dating expert, but there were definitely interesting stories and tips to share on Breakfast Television Montreal a few weeks ago about body language do’s and don’t’s, in relation to dating and just, well….living. In 3.5 action-packed minutes, we talked about: 1. The perceptions that we project with our body language  — […]

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