Public Speaking skills can start young

Before we start looking at situations in which public speaking skills are important, let us look at public speaking at a young age. Many people think speaking to groups is a skill that some people have, and some don’t.  Look at this special keynote speaker.  It was during the back-to-school convocation of the Dallas Independent…

Today. World Championship of Public Speaking camera crew at Presque Isle

This year, Toastmasters International’s seven-round competition -The World Championship of Public Speaking- culminates with the 10 finalists in Calgary. Would it be news if one of those finalists was in Erie? How about with the Tumbleweed Entertainment camera crews trailing him? How about if it was at Presque Isle during all the events and happenings…

Accurate or powerful? What would you like your presentation to be?

In my last post, I wrote this story… You walk into the room. The presenter is standing toward the front of the room, the first row of seats is empty as usual, and people are scattered around the room. You find an empty seat and sit as the presentation begins. Very soon into the presentation, the speaker…