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 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
Settle your nerves with these simple strategies for sharp responses. 1. Don’t Panic If you can, just stop caring about Table Topics. Remember, everyone in the audience has been in your position, has probably dried up at some point and is willing you to do