Activist and author Glennon Doyle revealed how she practices her speeches in a recent episode of Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel, a podcast from Linkedin, and it’s genuinely fascinating. Continue reading “Glennon Doyle’s speech practice – how to use recordings to practice your speech”
Hari Patience-Davies shares an easy way to expand your vocal range and become a more engaging speaker.
Whether you’re presenting in a meeting, standing up on stage in front of a conference or having a virtual coffee with your boss, you’re using your voice. As most of us have been speaking since we were toddlers we sometimes take our voices for granted and don’t recognise them as the incredible tools that they are. And like all tools, there are ways we can improve performance. Continue reading “Slow down, sit up and smile: tips from a voice actor”
Holding eye contact with a webcam can be difficult. Hari Patience-Davies shares three ways to make it easier to focus on the webcam and therefore provide eye contact to your virtual audience. Continue reading “Three ways to maintain virtual eye contact”
In our third virtual presentation top tips article Hari Patience-Davies highlights the importance of practicing with a virtual audience in mind, what to do if your call gets gate-crashed and shows off her desk set-up…
Hari Patience-Davies breaks down one of the best opening statements ever used for a TED Talk, and the lessons storytellers and speakers can learn from it. Continue reading “Speech analysis – Jamie Oliver’s 2010 TED Talk: Teach every child about food”