Monthly Archives: October 2013

The pressure to engage with your audience

When delivering a speech to an audience of peers, or in front of business professionals, or even in a one-on-one conversation an important element shows sincerity but is often missed. That is eye contact. Eye contact with your audience opens

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The Importance of Public Speaking

There are many students all over the nation who attend various universities with diverging majors. Regardless if the individual is majoring in a specific science field, political science, law, business, English, teaching, or criminal justice public speaking skills are a

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So you got a speech, now what?

So, you’ve heard that you have a speech. Now the question rings in your head, “now what?” A problem that often people run into when bringing up their speech is actually formulating a topic. There are often two problems; either

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Persuasive power: The Importance of Ethos, Pathos and Logos

Our current understanding of public speaking’s importance has been a continuous work in progress that has been time tested and time approved by over 2300 years of practical use and teaching. The importance for understanding the knowledge and skills that

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Positivity

Many different variables go into public speaking. If you are taking communication classes or even a public speaking class, you will learn many of these aspects that are required for a fabulous speech. Now I know what you are thinking,

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