101 Public Speaking Tips

This is our "Public Speaking 101" page. We are publishing it in honor of our 101st podcast. Below is a list of 101 public speaking tips to help you reduce stage fright and become more self-confident. Don't try to memorize all 101 tips, and don't try to apply every...

Top 5 Myths about Public Speaking Fear

The Top Five (5) Biggest Myths about Public Speaking Fear and Stage Fright It's time to set the record straight. ANYONE can be a fantastic, world-class speaker with a little bit of training, a little bit of coaching, and a little bit of practice. It doesn't take years...

A Few Good Presentation Skill Websites

The Fearless Presentations ® website is a great resource for presentation skills and tips on public speaking, but below is a list of some of our instructors' favorite websites (other than our own) that offer free public speaking tips as well as additional...

Dump The Data and Tell Me A Story

Fearless-what every presenter wants to be.  Overcoming public speaking jitters is often as simple as dumping the data, and telling stories.  Stacking your brain with statistics, or dumping them onto a slide guarantees one thing – your audience will disconnect. ...

Power Point Tips

The most frequently asked topic that we get questions on when we conduct public speaking training is always related to PowerPoint Tips. Because PowerPoint is so powerful, people tend to either get really good at all of the bells and whistles and overwhelm their audience, or they use PowerPoint as a crutch and rely on their slide deck too much making their presentation very boring. Below are the top 10 biggest Power Point Mistakes that we tend to make along with ways to overcome them.

How to Reduce Public Speaking Anxiety

How to Reduce Public Speaking Anxiety

By: Rick Highsmith "I can't believe I agreed to do this speech. Look at all those people out there! My knees are shaking, and my stomach feels like I just went over the top of a roller coaster. My heart is beating so fast and hard my tie is jumping. I just want to...

Put Sizzle in Your Presentation With Unique Stories

By Connie Timpson/Sr. Instructor/The Leader’s Institute What?! Snow in Florida? Inside the gates of one of America’s most visited attractions? Yes, Cinderella lost her slipper in the slush, and it is raining Iguanas in the sunshine state. I dressed most of our plants...