Whenever you watch a high-profile speech, you can learn things about your own public speaking. I think Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union Address demonstrates five elements of strong public speaking. Regardless of your feelings about the content of the speech, here are a few things to keep in mind to improve your own speeches.
One of the most searched-for communication skills on the Internet is “how to tell a story.” I would like to give you a quick step-by-step guide to this process of story telling, drawn from my 25 years of being a professional storyteller. This is the fast and quick method to learn a new story.
In some “once upon a time,” could anyone just talk endlessly at an audience? People now interact daily with data and info. They expect to be a part of the creation of the conversation. You could complain because it’s more work to speak to an audience these days or you can actively engage them in the presentation. Here are some techniques to help you do that:
Having a good sense of storytelling techniques is important in any form of communication. Unlike other ways to express a story, storytelling takes place in the moment between the storyteller and listener. Here are nine storytelling tips to use when you want to make the most of the story you have chosen.
Uh oh! You finally have that chance to speak about a favorite subject but they are only giving you 10 minutes? Do not panic. You can do this.