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Examples of Good Presenters and Public Speakers – Part 3


By David Rose – Director, LACS Training Brussels

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A Belgian ex-CEO turned teacher, an American professor of Speech and Britain’s ‘TV rock star of science’…

… An eclectic mix of presenters you’d expect to have different presentation styles, yes?

Yes, their individual styles naturally vary. But they all share a common set of deliberate techniques that help make them really engaging speakers. You don’t forget how they made you feel.

So, without taking up any more of your time, here they are! Continue reading

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Body Language: How It Shapes You


By David Rose – Director, LACS Training Brussels

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A recent quote from Harvard University’s Ann Cuddy nicely summarises the effect our body language has on our audience during our presentations and public speaking:

Body language - Quote by Anne Cuddy, Harvard University

This point is further cemented by a quick look at today’s much-studied, media-driven political field:

Body Language - quote by B.Todorov, Princetown University

Is your body language an asset or enemy? Continue reading

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Voicing: 4 Tips for Better Public Speaking


By David Rose, Director LACS Training Brussels

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How your voice engages or loses your audienceConsistently effective public speakers have, together with a range of other skills, a voice that helps engage, inform and influence their audiences.

Question: Which three ‘voice ingredients’ do they all use?

Answer: Pausing, variation and projection

So, let’s have a look at the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of each of these in turn:

Speed and pausing in public speaking and presentations

 

 

Caution: Most speakers’ commonest mistake is not pausing regularly and systematically, especially in the crucial first minute when their adrenaline-fuelled nerves are at their highest.

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