Category Archives: 12 Keys to Great Speaking

Are You Paying Attention to the Background Frequency from which you Engage Others?

Self-expression always comes with the signature of the person speaking and communicating. It’s very much like signing our name to a contract. To a large extent it also contains the spirit, personality and passion of the person expressing. The impact … Continue reading

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A Great Speaker Is First and Foremost a Great Host.

 Speakers, orators, presenters, musicians, singers, actors, etc., are all required to take on an “active and dominant” role in order to be believable and demonstrate credibility. Taking charge physically, emotionally and of course technically is a must. A good speaker … Continue reading

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The Power of Belonging: Don’t You Dare Go Anywhere Without Your Credibility!

One of the most potent “credibility builders” is our sense of belonging.  What is that? Well, glad that you asked…To belong is the ability and capacity to embody or manifest in physical form without apology. There is so much apology in … Continue reading

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5 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm within which we deliver speeches, presentations or any kind of performance is an “open and highly visible realm.” It is very often what throws us off or creates anxiety, for we sense this high visibility but have not fully integrated it. Continue reading

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4 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

Greek tragedy and comedy performers all wore masks or personalities so the folks could not only identify with them, but create their own personal mythology through it. When giving a speech or presentation, you are being viewed through an interpretive mechanism that cannot be helped. Continue reading

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3 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating.

As mentioned before, speakers deal with performance issues. With the term performance comes the concept of staging, presence, experience and message. Performance skills are what make a speaker attractive to watch and riveting to listen to. Continue reading

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2 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm has different rules of conduct, as do all the various contexts we find ourselves in. The public realm is not social, personal nor intimate or office related. Being watched is a circumstance, hence the formidable power an audience can have on a speaker or communicator. Continue reading

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1 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating By Eric Stone

The public arena is a space or spaciousness, which needs to be filled with life and self-expression. It is empty without that filling. This is where the courage to speak goes. Continue reading

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