9 Tips To Overcome Public Speaking Nerves

For many of us, being called upon to deliver a presentation to dozens or even hundreds of people is a daunting prospect. In fact, it’s well documented that we fear giving presentations more than we...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: January 14, 2021

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Spine-Tingling Speeches From Stage & Screen

Have you ever noticed how beautiful words and beautiful delivery can make one feel warm, happy, and in some little way delighted with the world.

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 17, 2020

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What Is Intonation? 3 Secrets To An Expressive Voice

Intonation is about colour, melody and flow in speech. In short, it is the thing that breathes life into your communication. Therefore, if we are going to master one communication skill, getting the...

Written by Jamie Chapman

Published: November 11, 2020

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4 Inspirational Women Using Their Voices To Drive Change

Today, in recognition of Women’s Equality Day, we want to acknowledge some amazing women. These are pioneering heroines who use their voices to break glass ceilings, overcome what appeared to be...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: August 26, 2020

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How To Be More Coherent When Speaking Using Vowels

The delivery of what you say can make all the difference in how your audience remembers you - for both the right and wrong reasons! Remember that lacklustre speech you endured that almost sent you...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 5, 2020

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Want To Grow Your Confidence? Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

There are few people who actively enjoy discomfort. The sheer fact that we are human gives us a preference for feeling in control. Discomfort probably doesn’t feature on the top 10 emotions we like...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 31, 2019

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What Can We Learn From Greta Thunberg's Communication Style?

At the age of just 16, Greta Thunberg is known all round the world as the face of the youth climate change movement. From her initial protests outside the Swedish parliament to being featured on the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: December 19, 2019

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Transform Your Presentation Skills - From Boring To Inspiring

Engaging an audience can be daunting at the best of times. Especially when they believe the topic you are tasked with explaining has a lot in common with watching not-yet-dry paint. Even though...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 2, 2019

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How To Be Confident In Public Speaking

Feel the fear and do it anyway. Isn’t that what they say? And public speaking is one situation where that quote is particularly poignant. It’s perfectly natural to feel the adrenalin pumping when...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 25, 2019

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Presentation Skills Training: The Do's & Don’ts Of The Dreaded Q&A

You’ve finished your presentation and the audience is applauding loudly. You feel a swell of adrenalin and know you’ve done a great job – all that practise was worth it. But now it’s time for the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: June 19, 2019

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