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Open your presentations like this and people will want to listen – 017

8/14/2018
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You want people to listen when you have put hard work into preparing your speech, or that work presentation, or... View Article The post Open your presentations like this and people will want to listen – 017 appeared first on David Murray.

Duration:00:02:07

Let’s speak! with Cornelia Fernandes: public speaking to promote your business – 016

8/7/2018
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Allow me to introduce you to this week’s guest Cornelia Fernandes. Cornelia is an entrepreneur who uses public speaking to... View Article The post Let’s speak! with Cornelia Fernandes: public speaking to promote your business – 016 appeared first on David Murray.

Duration:00:13:53

This episodes is about Pauses – 14

6/30/2018
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When you are public speaking you don’t have long to gain a connection with your audience. The opening of your speech has to engage them in a way that connects with their own personal experience. If you do this, then they will stay with you until the end of your speech and you will be... View Article

Duration:00:01:29

It’s going to be OK, ‘the audience cannot read your mind’ – 013

6/23/2018
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Let me share with you something that you might just find surprising…’the audience cannot read your mind’. In this episode I share with you a strategy so that the audience will never notice if you have skipped ahead, or missed a bit out when you are public speaking or presenting. In the next episode I... View Article

Duration:00:01:37

Let’s speak! with Adam Wells: from fear to love of public speaking – 012

6/13/2018
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Let me introduce you to this week's guest Adam Wells. Adam is an experienced public speaker and he shares his story of how he took his fear of public speaking and turned it into a passion, where he now speaks regularly to large audiences. He shares his public speaking tips and insights for beginners and experienced public speakers. If you would like to find out more about Adam, you can connect with him at www.discoverthecamino.com In the next episode I will be sharing something that you...

Duration:00:15:53

The secret to connecting is to ‘Open your speech with a Question’ – 011

6/8/2018
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When you are public speaking you don't have long to gain a connection with your audience. The opening of your speech has to engage them in a way that connects with their own personal experience. If you do this, then they will stay with you until the end of your speech and you will be remembered. A brilliant way of engaging your audience is to 'Open your speech with a question'. Ask something of your audience and give them time to think about their own experience. In the next episode I will...

Duration:00:01:09

A ‘Mindfulness’ exercise to help prepare you to give a great speech – 010

6/2/2018
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Public speaking can be scary. Even the most experienced of speakers will tell you that they get nervous before a speech. If we are not careful our nerves can take over and make us feel unprepared and cause us to panic when we are about to speak. In this episode I guide you through a 'Mindfulness' exercise which you can use in the days and hours building up to delivering a speech. In the next episode I will be sharing a tip on how to engage your audience by opening your speech with a...

Duration:00:03:42

How KISS can simply ensure you are understood – 009

5/26/2018
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You've done your research. You have practiced your speech. But how can you be sure your message is understood? In this episode you will hear a technique called 'KISS' (no, not that kind of kiss!). This type of KISS is the best way to guarantee your message is received loud and clear when delivering a pitch, presentation or speech. You do this by removing any jargon or longer words which may be difficult for the audience to understand. So think KISS (Keep It Super Simple) when preparing...

Duration:00:01:06

What you can do if you forget what to say next – 008

5/19/2018
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Well, we have all been there, have you? Giving a speech and you 'Forget Your Words'. I know it can happen, so in this episode you will learn how to cope with this by avoiding looking at the floor or ceiling. This is because when you do you, you can break your connection with the audience. What you can do instead is simply maintain eye contact with your audience and pause. This will give you time to remember what you want to say next. In the next episode I will be sharing a tip on the best...

Duration:00:01:06

How you can remove your “erms” and “ums” when public speaking – 007

5/11/2018
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Have you ever noticed how speakers can sometimes use 'Filler Words' like "ers" and "ums"? Or perhaps you have used them yourself when delivering a speech or presentation? They are likely to appear whilst speaking when we are thinking of what to say next or trying to decide between alternative ways of expressing a point. They essentially fill the gaps in our speech whilst we are pondering our next words. In this episode you will learn how simply using a PAUSE can help remove those "ers" and...

Duration:00:01:40

How having an ‘Open Posture’ can make you look and feel confident – 006

5/6/2018
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In this episode you will learn how having an 'Open Posture' can make you look and feel confident when you are public speaking. By simply having your hands out to your front and side, will give you the appearance of someone who believes in what they are saying and is worth listening to. Try to avoid folding your arms, having your hands in your pockets and keeping your hands behind your back. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique on how to avoid 'Filler Words' like those "erms"...

Duration:00:01:14

How to use ‘Visualisation’ for confident Public Speaking – 005

4/26/2018
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In this episode you will learn a technique called 'Visualisation' which can help you feel confident when public speaking. I will guide you through the exercise and invite you to visualise your next speech or presentation and how using this focus can make you feel more confident and ready to be a brilliant public speaker. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique on having a 'Confident Posture' when you are public speaking. If you would like to discover more public speaking tips and...

Duration:00:04:25

How to ‘Calm the Nerves’ when Public Speaking – 004

4/26/2018
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In this episode you will learn a public speaking technique which can help to 'Calm the Nerves' and get ready for your next speech or presentation. I guide you through an exercise where you focus on breathing and count your breaths. This can help you feel calm, centred and ready to do your public speaking. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique called 'Visualisation' to help you be a confident public speaker. If you would like to discover more public speaking tips and techniques...

Duration:00:02:16

How to use a ‘Call to Action’ to prompt a response to your speech – 003

4/26/2018
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In this episode you will learn a public speaking technique called a 'Call to Action'. A call to action can be added at the end of your speech and is a way of inviting your audience to take action as a consequence of the message you have delivered. This means the audience can take away positive action. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique on how to 'Calm the Nerves' when public speaking. If you would like to discover more public speaking tips and techniques to become a better...

Duration:00:01:09

How to use ‘Alliteration’ so that your speech is remembered – 002

4/26/2018
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In this episode you will learn a public speaking technique called 'Alliteration'. This is where you combine two or more words in your speech that start in the same way. For example: 'Dirty Dancing', 'Sweet Song', 'Blue Bird'. It is easy to add alliteration into your speeches and feels like music to the ears of the listener, because your speech will sound more structured, fun and engaging. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique on adding a 'Call to Action' in your speeches. If...

Duration:00:01:11

How to use ‘Anchoring’ to make a point – 001

4/24/2018
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In this episode you will learn a public speaking technique called 'Anchoring'. This is where you use your body and hands to emphasise different aspects of your speech. It is easy to use and gives your speeches and public speaking more impact. In the next episode I will be sharing a technique called 'Alliteration'. If you would like to discover more public speaking tips and techniques to become a better public speaker don't forget to subscribe to this weekly podcast. If you would like to...

Duration:00:01:31