'Communicate You' Blog

June, 2015

Blog Profile: Ginger Public Speaking

I have learned a great amount about public speaking and presentations from the articles of my fellow bloggers. I’ve created the ‘Blog Profile’ series as a way of saying thanks to them for providing such value. In this article I’m delighted to introduce ‘Ginger Public Speaking’ to readers. Blog Profile: Ginger Public Speaking Sarah Lloyd Hughes is a speaker on […]

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4 Hidden Benefits of Public Speaking

There are many hidden benefits to learning to speak in public and you may be surprised at how relevant they are. Taking that first step into the public speaking arena can seem daunting but this is a skill that could potentially have a huge impact on the rest of your life. So why would you want to […]

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How to Prepare for a Speech (Part 3)

Preparation is without doubt the most important element to a successful presentation, and the best way to reduce nervousness and combat fear. This blog post series is designed for people seeking a comprehensive, simple guide for preparing a speech or presentation. It takes the reader through a 15 step process which begins by defining the […]

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Welcome to the World of Toastmasters

What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a worldwide organisation devoted to public speaking. The first club was started by Ralph Smedley in California in 1924 at a local YMCA to meet the need for speech and leadership training for young men. His initial “Ten Lessons in Public Speaking” still forms the core of the Toastmasters […]

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