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Public Speaking is Really About Listening

Date: November 26, 2017

Your aim as a public speaker is to get your message across. Whether you are giving a serious presentation or addressing an audience informally, you want them to hear what you have to say. Good communication skills are needed as a speaker because communication is a two-way street. There are two things to consider to

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How Speakers Can Earn a 7 Figure Income

Date: September 18, 2017

Making a substantial income from speaking is the ambition of many speakers. Being a 7 figure earning speaker is not impossible no matter how difficult you might feel it is. 7 Tips To Being a 7 Figure Income Speaker Speak To The Correct Market Audience must be interested in your topic.

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Believe In Yourself

Date: October 12, 2016

Here at Shapiro International, we encourage confidence and a strong sense of self-worth. In order to be successful, it all starts from within – not your education or professional experience. So today, we’re sharing how you, and other speakers

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Interview: This Inspirational Speaker Is Full of Experience

Date: October 7, 2016

If you’re looking for an inspirational speaker but have no idea who to hire, we have a special article for you. Captain William Wells has been a professional speaker for 12 years and a former member and Vice President of the Professional Speakers Association. Amongst his years as a captain and marine commercial pilot, he has many inspiring

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Interview: Diane Youdale Talks TV Appearances and Inspiring Audiences

Date: October 2, 2016

We got to interview speaker Diane Youdale. If you think you recognise her name, you probably do from the infamous show, Gladiators. But other than her TV appearances, Diane is a presenter/broadcaster, choreographer/creator, fitness professional, educator and psychotherapist. She shares her experience of being on TV and how she helps to deliver inspiring talks to worldwide audiences. Hi

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Presentation Tips For Speakers

Date: September 28, 2016

Whether you’re already a showstopper in the speaking world, or are ready to develop your skills, this article is for you. To create a killer presentation, you have to be saying the right words, at the right moment, at the right pace, with the right actions. Needless to say, it can all get a little

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Controlling A Nervous Voice

Date: September 21, 2016

We’ve all been there. Being shocked by the number of people in front of us, knees shaking and eyes bulging. When it comes to opening your mouth, waves of trembles come out. Here’s a mind-blowing conundrum: You’re not the only one who begins a presentation with anxiety. It doesn’t mean that’s how it has to

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Holding The Power In The Room

Date: September 16, 2016

There are two different types of speaker: one who is influential and has all eyes on them and the other who is forgettable and doesn’t influence anyone in the room. Holding the power in the room is tough when you’re not feeling confident, so we always suggest learning your material cold before proceeding. Aside from

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Body Language Tips In Public Speaking

Date: September 7, 2016

You can script what you’re going to say in a speech, but controlling your body when you’re nervous is a whole other story. As speakers, we are not only judged on our utterances, but appearance too; it’s the human’s natural instinct to judge what we see. Here are some body language tips to keep your

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Interview: Meet Rally Driver Penny Mallory

Date: September 1, 2016

Penny Mallory is a keynote speaker who mixes presenting TV shows, motivational speaking and performance coaching. Penny spent time as a TV precision stunt driver, playing both ‘Nicole and Papa’ in the iconic Renault Clio commercials. Her story is unique and we had the privilege to speak to her about transforming her life from the

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