How do you go from being an occasional public speaker to being a professional speaker? In this article, we aim to provide advice on how to become a pro in the world of public speaking, to help you understand where you are, and most importantly, outline the steps that will take your public speaking career to the next level.
Don’t expect to leap from being an occasional public speaker to becoming a professional. You will go down a long, sometimes winding road before you reach your destination. …
In March 2020, Rohan Seth and Paul Davison launched an audio-only app that allows you to listen in or start your own discussions with people from around the world on any topic one can think of. Though Clubhouse had been around for a while now, it only took off in February 2021 when Elon Musk hosted a talk with Robinhood CEO, Vlad Tenev. Clubhouse value quickly went up to $1bn making the app into Unicorn startup.
Clubhouse is still in its beta stages, and users are being invited to join gradually. Right now, new members are limited to inviting just…
In this post, we’ve collected advice from professional speakers on their best tips for virtual presentations.
This advice originates from a discussion in our LinkedIn professional speaker’s group, “Need a Speaker / Be a Speaker.” See the full discussion by joining here.
I like to share screen graphics, PowerPoint presentations, including polls and an active Q&A is helpful. Plus, I tell personal stories to make a point. I always brand materials and make sure participants have a link to print a webinar handbook prior to class. At the end of class I have a link to complete an evaluation with…
Ryan Foland speaks with Max Branstetter and Eric Sim, the former is the founder and producer of MaxPodcasting whilst the latter is a managing director at UBS Investments Bank, turned speaker with over 2 million followers on LinkedIn.
In this episode of our series, Ryan, Max and Eric talk about the ten steps that are required to start your own podcast and what’s the best way to go about starting off a potential hit podcast.
One of the key messages in this interview is that before kicking off your podcast, you need to ask yourself ‘why you want to start…
You might have struggled to adapt to speaking from home or simply want to brush up on those skills that make a good speaker regardless of where you are. Either way, digging into the research and writings of experts is the best way to answer all those questions you have, find useful tips, build confidence and generally, just get better at public speaking.
We did a little research into the books that have been written and published in the past year aimed at helping one navigate public speaking.
We found some gems and we’re sharing them with you here.
Audience engagement should be the main focus of any presentation. Some speakers excel and some struggle to achieve it, but in this ‘new now’, where we have pivoted to virtual platforms, it is more important than ever to focus on capturing and keeping the attention of your audience.
There is pressure on a live audience to remain seated and pay attention. Not so for virtual presentations. Online, it’s especially easy to ‘lose’ your audience. An unengaging presentation may result in audience members dozing off or switching off.
We have previously discussed how to become a better virtual speaker, but today…
Over the years, many women have been featured on the World of Speakers podcast powered by SpeakerHub. They have shared their expertise, their personal anecdotes, and even their inside secrets and tips to help aspiring speakers and event organizers.
Today we celebrate all those women who are a part of our SpeakerHub family.
Thank you all for your insights, your wisdom, and your honesty.
Ryan Foland speaks with Mitch Jackson, a lawyer and social media enthusiast.
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Mitch talk about ‘Clubhouse’; an invitation-only audio-chat app which is currently available for iOS users only.
One of the key messages in this interview is how to make a more meaningful impact by intertwining multiple social media platforms.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to best use ‘Clubhouse’ to your advantage and to increase your engagement with like minded individuals.
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This article outlines simple, yet highly effective ways to prepare and deliver concise, well-organized, and compelling presentations. Successful public speaking requires persistence, and practice. Dedicating some time to developing your skills around the following 6 aspects will lead to marked improvements in your public speaking performance.
Thorough preparation will enable you to speak confidently. Successful public speaking needs a plan. If you wish for the audience to understand your message, it must be clear and flow reasonably.
What is your goal? How do you wish the audience to react?
Ryan Foland speaks with Laurie Schloff, a leadership speech and communication coach. She is also the president of Partners in Communication.
In this episode of our podcast series, Ryan and Laurie talk about the recipe to the perfect talk; ingredients that are needed to create the perfect speaking soup and then how to best serve it to your audience.
One of the key messages in this interview is to sprinkle your talk with the 4 E’s; evidence, example, experiences and editorial.
Tune in for an interview full of ideas and advice on how to create your speaker soup. .
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