One of the greatest things about leadership is that we all bring something different to the table. If you were to read articles on good leadership qualities, you would usually see factors like integrity, effective communication and influence. These are all wonderful qualities of a
Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn’t mean they’re less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table. There’s nothing wrong with being a follower–the world needs them as
Deepak Menon THE secret to public speaking is knowing that when you stand up to speak, nobody in the audience wants you to feel fearful or intimidated. Rather, the audience will be wishing you well and rooting for you to succeed in your public speaking
Author : Darren Tay, World Champion of Public Speaking 2016 “Now, you can improve your value by 50 percent just by learning communication skills–public speaking. If that’s the case, see me after class and I’ll pay you $150,000.” Warren Buffett, on a serious note, upped
Author: Kathleen H. Staley, Ph.D. Initial Considerations Glossophobia – the fear of public speaking It is the single most common phobia (fear) Approximately 75% of people experience this You are not alone in your fear You cannot eliminate your fear–but you CAN manage and reduce it.
Author: Richard Feloni Not even the best ideas can put you on the path to success if no one will listen to you. Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk last year that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front
Author : Richard Feloni Five and a half years ago, Joshua Rinaldi would shake while giving a speech. Today he’s the president of New York Toastmasters, the New York City chapter of Toastmasters International, an organization of 14,350 speaking clubs across 122 countries. How did Rinaldi transform
Author : Rich Hopkins Some speakers seem to be born funny. Luckily, true humor is the result of discovery within the ordinary—meaning you can glean funny material from everyday life. Here are five tips to help you prepare for your Humorous Speech Contest. You may