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Ana'Lis Plastino

10 Tips for Better Listening Habits - 0 views

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    "Speaking clearly is only half of communication. Listening effectively is the other half." Being a good listener is just as important as being a good speaker, and though some of these tips may not apply to us, the majority of them are very important and worth a look!
Happy Me

Overcoming Nerves When Giving a Presentation - YouTube - 0 views

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    Deborah Grayson Riegel provides some insights about public speaking anxiety and how to overcome it with some simple and powerful steps like: breathing, renaming our emotions from scared to excited, among others. 
Happy Me

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    The University of Houston offers a visualization technique to help cope with Public Speaking Anxiety. You can download either the mp3 and/or the transcript for free. 
nranjan

The Secret of Choosing Successful Speech Topics - 0 views

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    This website talks about how to choose a good speech topic. During my speech preparation, i felt that if i am comfortable about my topic or i know my topic well, it takes care of half of my nervousness about the speech delivery. So, i think having an interesting speech topic makes speeches enjoyable for the speaker as well as for the audience.
Ana'Lis Plastino

Better Public Speaking - Communication Skills From MindTools.com - 0 views

  • Plan appropriately. Practice. Engage with your audience. Pay attention to body language. Think positively. Cope with your nerves. Watch recordings of your speeches.
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    Having positive thoughts about yourself and your speaking ability can really help you improve in your speeches. This article has a short but sweet section on positive thinking, along with other awesome advice.
nranjan

Speaking anxiety with ESL speakers - 0 views

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    As I am a ESL speaker and i found it a good resource for understanding the anxiety of speaking and overcoming it for ESL speakers. I learned about speak slowly and clearly, and also about word choice for the speech that i am comfortable in speaking.
nranjan

Fear Busters - 10 Tips to Overcome Stage Fright! - 0 views

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    A very good point discussed in this article that says "Focus on your most powerful Experience" when you feel nervous before your presentation. Thinking about positive experiences helps to divert our mind from fear of speaking.
nranjan

The Five Secrets of Speaking with Confidence - 0 views

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    This article talks about the correct posture, smile, pitch of sound, eye contact, and long pauses as the five main points to consider for speaking with confidence. I like the idea of long pauses to minimize the fillers like "uh...,and...". This was my big problem during my speeches. I practiced my speeches with optimum pauses and it worked well for my last speech.
nranjan

Five Ways To Manage Your Fear Of Public Speaking - 0 views

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    I liked the five points mentioned here to overcome the fear of public speaking, especially the idea of "You Don't Have to be Perfect." I have experienced during my speech preparation that aiming for the perfect speech leads to procrastination in work and further increase in the anxiety level. So, presenting the content of the speech with passion is the good strategy for making positive impression on your audience.
Barbara Bearden

Overcome Fear of Public Speaking - 2 views

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    I really like the part of this article where it begins Don't be the unspeaker. Really good tips on how to embrace your fears of Public Speaking. When I gave my speech to actuate, interacting with the audience really helped me connect with them. I could see enjoyment in their facial expressions which helped put me at ease.
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    Very true! "Interacting with the audience" really helps to reduce the nervousness of speaking during presentation. It makes the speech more conversational.
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