Master Public Speaking

You’d like public speaking to feel as easy as having a cocktail on the beach? Or maybe you’ve set your sights on inspiring others from the TED stage one day? No matter what the end goal is, you won’t regret taking the courses in this collection. You’ll get hands-on advice mixed with a deeper understanding of how our brain works when we face an audience.

2 courses

Courses in this collection:

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    Taking the Fear Out of Public Speaking

    Practical tips and tactics aimed at overcoming your fear of public speaking

    Are you afraid of spiders? Snakes? Heights? How about fear of speaking in public? Fear of public speaking, better known as ‘stage fright ’is one of the most common fears people experience. At some time in your life, you’ll probably be asked to speak in public. Are you getting anxious just thinking about it?

    Whether you’re giving a toast at a wedding, conducting a business meeting or speaking to a large audience at a social event, you’ll want to be prepared to do your best. In this bite-sized course, Taking the Fear Out of Public Speaking, you’ll learn: how to reduce your anxiety about speaking in public; practical ways to plan your speech; how to effectively use visual aids, and useful tools to use during your talk. In addition, you’ll learn a valuable tool used to evaluate your speech.

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    The Art of Keynoting

    How to Go From a Decent Speaker to a Great One

    This is a short course of 13 lessons on how to develop from an OK speaker to a really, really great one. Created by Alf Rehn, who is a professor of management and a professional keynote speaker, it is created for those who wish to develop as professional speakers. Rather than going through the very basics of public speaking, it addresses what you need to do to stand out, and win over the hearts and minds of audiences. The course also delves into issues such as using humor in speaking, stagecraft, and other aspects of speech design, performance, and audience interaction.

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