226 Answered Questions for the topic public speaking
Do I need to sound upbeat when speaking in public if that is not natural to me?
Absolutely not. Pretending to be "upbeat" or even confident can backfire. If you get nervous, you will be more worried about what you look like versus about the message you are trying to convey. As... more
What are some of the most common mistakes you see in business presentations?
I am supposed to write a 5-minute speech for a college class. Approximately, how many words are in a 5-minute speech for someone who speaks at an average rate?
For those with introverted personalities, how do you survive college/university that requires you to actively be involved in class activities, such as presentations and debates?
Is introversion really antithetic to public speaking? Or can they be mutually exclusive?
Public speakers: what is a life benefit that you have that others don't know about?
How can I make my presentation about black holes simple and clear in 20 minutes for people who don’t like science?
I took a speech class and did pretty good. The teacher said I should try out for the speech team. How do I know if I'm good enough?
I have a hard time making conversation. Can I learn? Or am I stuck being the silent one at every party?
I am from Kenya. My English is good but I have to give a speech and I'm very nervous. What kind of help should I seek?