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Public Speaking Tips on Hand Gestures & Body Language

Public Speaking Tips on Hand Gestures

Wonder what to with your hands when you’re giving a presentation?

public speaking hand gesturesSteve Bavister, who is a trainer with communication skills company Speak First. Steve demonstrates the best (and worst!) options for holding your hands and gesturing so that you look confident and professional and get your message across clearly.

Youtube Video: What to do with your hands when you’re presenting!

If you want to overcome stage fright and learn to speak with confidence, join a toastmasters club.

You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

4 Essential Body Language Tips from a World Champion Public Speaker

A great presentation takes more than smart preparation and execution of verbal skills. Body language is just as important, and the 2014 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking Dananjaya Hettiarachchi reveals his four best tips.

Gestures and Body Language

If not used properly, gestures and body language can be distracting and detract from the message of your speech. Learn to hone your speaking skills by channeling nervous energy into purposeful movement.

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A Short Comparison: Toastmasters vs Carnegie

Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speaking skills. You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.   public speaking

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“A Short Comparison Of Public Speaking Schools Of Thought: Toastmasters & Carnegie”
by: James Masterson

As everybody will certainly agree that having the confidence to speak publicly is a valuable skill, there is much debate as to which technique of public speaking is the most effective.

Currently, the most recognized public speaking associations are Toastmasters International and the Dale Carnegie Course.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of the principles of communication, public speaking and leadership skills. It achieves this by promoting a “learning-by-doing” program in which members move up by making presentations in the presence of certified examiners. Continue reading

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