How to Write a Speech or Presentation

Writing a speech? Then visit Paris Whenever I visit Paris I always do my favourite walk… from the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe via the Tuileries the Place de la Concorde and the Champs Elyssee. I start from the Louvre, and the great thing about this walk, is that from the beginning, you know […]

Eye Contact in Public Speaking

Speak Eyeball to Eyeball! In his book “Great Speaking – Stage Techniques to Tame Those Butterflies” Hal Persons says…… “In verbal communication, your eyes are the most important organ” Big statement, but is he right?… you bet he’s right. Think about it, when you talk to someone in a normal conversation, you speak eyeball to […]

Making Public Speaking Easy

Public speaking is as easy as ABC… or is it? With a little practice, we can all speak clearly, we can all make dynamic gestures, we can all talk with passion, but how many of us can do it in front of an audience? There’s a great line in one of the Sharpe TV movies, […]