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 often should I practice my presentation?”

I get asked this question a LOT by my students, my clients, and the participants in my Create A Signature Speech That Sells program — so I wanted to share the answer that I typically give. Question: “What’s the rule-of-thumb for how often I should practice my presentation? I want to be very familiar with […]

Audio replay of my FREE teleseminar – How to Create A Signature Speech That Sells

I was so blown away by the amazing response from this week’s free call on How To Create A Signature Speech That Sells! If you missed it, grab the recording here: Here’s to unleashing YOUR ultimate speaking potential!  

“How can I be confident when English is my 2nd/3rd language?”

Question: “English is not my first language, so I really want to make sure that my audience understands me.  As a result, I often read my whole presentation from my notes so that my grammar and vocabulary is precise. However, this means that I’m not making eye contact with the audience, and I know that’s […]

Public speaking question: How do I handle a Q&A?

Question:  “I’ve got a big presentation coming up, and there’ll be a question-and-answer period following my speech. I’m a little nervous that if I don’t know the answer to a particular question, I will lose credibility in the eyes of my audience. How should I handle this situation, if it arises?”   – Sandra, Hamilton ON  Answer:  Ah, the dreaded Q&A…as if speaking […]

Public speaking question — “How often should I practice?”

Question: “What’s the rule-of-thumb for how often I should practice my presentation? I want to be very familiar with my content, but don’t want it to look too memorized.”  – James, Calgary Answer: There is no magic number that dictates how often you should practice prior to your presentation. However, you probably want to practice however often it takes […]

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