Presentation Skills Course

Editor Defends Her Speech to Girls About Being Polite

Editor Defends Her Speech to Girls About Being Polite
By Scott Topper on Mar 24, 2015 at 12:47 PM in Presentation Skills Course

Tatler editor Kate Reardon has spoken out and defended the content of a speech that she made to a group of female students in which she extols the virtues of being polite and having good manners and how these are two of the most important traits for people who want to get ahead in the careers.

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How to speak in public with Ease and Confidence

By Scott Topper on Feb 24, 2015 at 02:25 PM in Presentation Skills Course

How to speak in public with ease and feel relaxed? Most people fear speaking in front of crowds. The truth is that anyone can conquer this fear and give a speech that will make the audience clap and cheer. With a little effort, you can make your presentation memorable and get your message across. However, you won’t be able to accomplish this unless you overcome your fear of public speaking.

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Public Speaking Skills - Required for Making a Persuasive Speech?

By Scott Topper on Aug 15, 2014 at 04:19 PM in Presentation Skills Course

Public speaking skills require constant practice. Any speaker looking to make sales, gain a contract, or sell a product should master these skills and learn the art of persuasion. The purpose of all presentations is to persuade the audience to listen to you. If you’re a business person, you need strong persuasion skills. Your expertise, charisma, credibility, and trustworthiness are important as well.

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Jeff Bezos' Speech at Princeton - Teaching Important Life Lessons

Jeff Bezos' Speech at Princeton - Teaching Important Life Lessons
By Scott Topper on May 23, 2014 at 12:15 PM in Presentation Skills Course

Jeff Bezos speech to Princeton graduates in 2010 is about the difference between choices and the gifts we are born with. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos talks about his childhood and shares important life lessons during his talk. He states that people’s character is reflected by the choices they make over the course of a lifetime, not by the gifts they are graced with. His speech was intended to inspire graduates and teach them about the things that are really important in life.

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Meryl Streep Speech at Barnard College - Reaching Out to Inspire the Younger Generations

Meryl Streep Speech at Barnard College - Reaching Out to Inspire the Younger Generations
By Scott Topper on May 23, 2014 at 12:01 PM in Presentation Skills Course

Meryl Streep speech at Barnard College in 2010 was described as warm, funny, and insightful. The famous actress has spoken in front of over 5,000 people, covering sensitive issues of identity, gender roles, happiness, and human rights. She was awarded the Barnard Medal of Distinction and received several rounds of warm applause. Her speech was tailored to the needs of the young generation.

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