Posts tagged public speaking
Great speaking starts with great (re) writing

For many of the people who attend my one-day and three-day speaking courses, one of the most challenging exercises, if not the most challenging exercise, is not one that involves standing up and speaking.  You see, it’s not their speaking that is the problem, it is their writing. If you struggle with preparing and delivering talks and presentations, it may well be you have started trying to write your script before you have finished the important job of thinking about what you want to say.

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What is the difference between public speaking and presenting?

Is there actually any difference between public speaking and presenting?  

In reality there often is, with presenting seen as simply the sharing of information whereas public speaking is expected to entertain, influence and inspire its audience. But, don’t you think the world would be a better place if every business presentation also entertained, influenced and inspired everyone in the room?

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