Archive for February, 2014

5 More Tips to Beat Fear of Speaking

1) Think of it as a conversation For some reason, just hearing the words speech and presentation seems to create fear and anxiety in most of us. But almost everybody can carry on a conversation. So think of your ‘talk’ as just that, a conversation with more than person. If you were talking to your […]


5 Tips to Beat Fear of Public Speaking

We succeed when we behave in line with the rewards we want, rather than the things we fear – even though facing our fears can often be, well, frightening! Everyone, no matter how fearful we may be of public speaking to begin with, can defeat that fear and reap the rewards of being a good […]


13 Speaking Lessons From Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was a passionate and gifted presenter as well as a highly successful businessman. He was particularly good at product launches (examples here and here) from which I have extracted the baker’s dozen of lessons below. He didn’t reinvent the wheel every time he did a product launch. Rather, he used a proven formula […]


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