Monthly Archives: July 2012

Speaking and eye contact

When I was competing on the speech team in high school, one of the fellow contestants gave his entire speech to the black board … his back to the rest of us in the room. Obviously, he was having some … Continue reading

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Using gestures to enhance your speech

One way to communicate your message is through body language and gesture while you speak. In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to do just that.     To review: … Continue reading

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Concluding your speech

You’ve come to the end of what you wanted to say in your presentation. How do you end the speech properly? In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to develop … Continue reading

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Developing the body of your speech

Once you’ve grabbed your audience’s interest, you have to provide them with the content of your speech in a logical way. In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to develop … Continue reading

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