Hot tips and tricks to help you develop your public speaking, communication and presentation skills.

Ideas to help you with your next presentation

Some good ideas to help you with your next presentation Preparation and Practice  It is EVERYTHING! Generally speaking, for a speech you have not performed in the past, your research,…

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Specialist Speeches – Funerals

Specialist Speeches - Funerals It is a great honour to be asked to speak at a funeral, whether you are giving the main eulogy or a supporting speech, or would simply…

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Writing an award winning speech

Do you want to be able to write an award winning speech? A speech so good that you could enter and win the Arthur Garvey Speaker of the Year? Here…

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How to make a speech memorable

Making a speech memorable A good speech leaves the audience wanting more. A memorable speech also gives them something to mull over and discuss for some time afterwards.    …

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When less is more in Public Speaking

In a variety of communication situations, less is better. Powerpoint For example, if you are using a PowerPoint presentation, don’t put 50 words on a slide. A PowerPoint slide is…

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Presenting a Specialist Speech

Do you have a specialist speech coming up? Rostrum WA - Perth Public speaking and communication training experts present some handy tips to get you started. Introducing a speaker Although…

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How to effectively tell a story

A refresher on Storytelling 101 JD Schramm At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for…

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How to give a great speech in public

When less is more in your next Public Speaking Presentation  In a variety of communication situations, less is better. For example, if you are using a PowerPoint presentation, don’t put…

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The Art of Giving a Humorous Speech

Humorously Speaking  You want to present a humorous speech, but don’t know where to start? Many people are afraid of using humour and a lot of speakers, even some of…

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7 Ways To Become An Amazing Public Speaker

Being able to confidently speak on stage is one of the most rewarding and scary experiences you can have. Being able to hold the undivided attention of a large group…

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Program Directions – A RESOURCE FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Program Directions are ideas for more imaginative speaking exercises to enable members to develop their communication. Situationals: Some of the most enjoyable and challenging exercises involve role-playing: inviting speakers to…

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How to make an Impromptu Speech

How to make an Impromptu (On the spot) Speech Impromptu speeches should follow the general rules of public speaking – i.e. they should have form and not ramble. The opening…

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