If your speech is normal when you are sitting but your voice suddenly suffers when you get up to present, it is highly likely you have a “Public Speaking Monkey” causing voice chaos.
Often, nervousness and anxiety about a speech can be reflected in the tone of your voice or in the speed of your speech. When you become aware of these shifts in your speaking, you can begin to make some vital changes.
In order to take on these speaking tips fully you need to first “Tame Your Public Speaking Monkeys“, once that’s done you can follow these tips:
While scoping out the content of your speech is essential, how you deliver it is the most important element when influencing others. When you get unbiased and honest feedback from a public speaking coach or buddy you can begin to improve your voice and other presentation skills too.
Simply Amazing Training offers professional presentation skills training courses for companies and individuals. Have a look at our Guide to our most popular training courses and presentation skills workshops or call me today for a chat to discuss; we recognise that all of our clients are different and have different needs when it comes to their in house company training courses.
Team training with personality profiles. Simply Amazing Training also offers Insights Discovery (colours) personality profiles; this uses a simple, effective and usable model to understand an individual’s unique preferences, and those of the team. If you want to give your team even more tools to be successful, or fancy a change of pace for your conference or team meeting then get in touch. I deliver “colourful” interactive workshops on Insights Discovery which are tailored to your needs and leave participants feeling inspired.
Think about the speakers you admire, and you’ll notice that they share a common trait: they have all mastered how to use effective pauses. The humble pause is often overlooked, but it really shouldn’t be …
The presentation is your chance to shine. You are away from the constraints of just answering questions.
“What’s your X-Factor?”
Treat it as your opportunity to show others what makes you unique.
Recently we ran an event for the 40 members of the global sales team of a multi-national, working with them to ‘Tame their Public Speaking Monkeys’ and help them increase their confidence when presenting.