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Public Speaking Techniques and Tips

You’ve read about public speaking techniques, now it is time to see them in action. Below are practical public speaking techniques and tips that you can use to hone your presentation skills.

  1. Tips

    Speak Powerfully and Effectively: Tip 1 – Memorize Your First Three Sentences

    The first in a series of two-minute videos to help you speak effectively to groups of any size. This video offers practical advice on overcoming your nerves so you can focus on the audience.

    Speak Powerfully and Effectively: Tip 2 – Keep Your Hands Above Your Waist

    In the second installment of the Speak Powerfully and Effectively Video Series, learn what to do with your hands when you’re speaking.

  2. How to Lead an Effective Meeting

    Why Hold a Meeting?

    In the first video of a five-installment video series, Dick explains the four reasons people hold meetings…and why one of those reasons should not be on the list!

    Beware of Meetings Without Purpose

    In the second video of a five-installment video series, Dick covers the importance of having a stated purpose in meetings. The basis of any meeting should be the purpose and intended outcome.

    Whom to Invite to Your Meeting

    In the third video of a five-installment video series, Dick talks about who you should invite to your meeting and how to avoid inviting the wrong people. Watch the video to learn exactly who to invite to get the intended results.

    Pigs and Chickens

    In the fourth video of a five-installment video series, Dick identifies the “pigs and chickens” for your meeting. He also defines commitment vs. involvement so that you may achieve the results you want for your meeting.

    Rules of the Road

    In the fifth and final video of a five-installment video series, Dick covers the “rules of the road.” Watch the video to hear his tips for establishing how the meeting will be conducted and what will be achieved.

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