Category Public Speaking

19 Hot Speech Openers You Can Steal and Why They Work

According to research conducted at Princeton University by psychologist Alexander Todorov, people decide in the first 1/10th of a second whether they like a person or not, and in the first 3 seconds, whether to listen to that person or not.

Warren Buffett’s 3-Step Guide to Conquering Public Speaking Fears

Early in his career, Buffett was so terrified of speaking in front of people that he dropped out of a public speaking course before it even started. However, by taking deliberate steps to conquer his stage fright, he not only became a confident speaker but also increased his overall value and impact in the business world

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Tips for Leaders and Professionals

Mastering public speaking empowers you to inspire action, share ideas that matter, influence and drive change. From crafting your message, practicing delivery, and showing up on the stage as a competent leader and speaker, you will learn the art of public speaking at the top level. You'll also learn how to transform presentations from anxiety-inducing experiences into opportunities for impact that will drive your personal and corporate success.

Five Great Ways to Start a Speech

With today’s audience, you can’t afford to not grab their attention immediately with your first few words when you have a speech or a presentation. The first words of your speech are crucial in capturing your audience’s attention and setting the tone for what’s to come. The way you begin can make or break your presentation.