Blog: Public Speaking Tips & Advice

Show Them They Can

At the end of a fairly intense section of training on storytelling and presentation skills, just before we went for a break, I thought it wise to quickly ask a couple of re-cap questions.
Why?
Well – it is a good thing to do anyway, to make sure that key points are being taken on board,
but at this moment we had just had an intense session where a lot of key principles - and…

All about the destination

This article was written by Michael Ronayne, director at the College of Public Speaking and four-time UK National Public Speaking Champion.

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Tapping into Training Budgets

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So you want to attend a course, but your boss is a stick in the mud. She's asked you to justify why the training is necessary and explain good reasons for the expenditure.

Many years ago I asked my boss to go on a report writing course. 

This seemed like a good investment because…

Each one teach one

One of the quickest and best ways to learn a skill is to do it yourself. Therefore it is essential that a training programme provides as much practical opportunity as possible. A lecture may cover a lot of ground, but much of that ground will not be cultivated. Therefore we need to work out and prioritise the key skills, processes or procedures that are fundamental to mastering any particular task…