Tag: Public speaking

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Leadership & Communication

Lessons from an ICT strategy meeting veteran

When it comes to presenting in board and executive meetings, ISACA USA's Tim Mason admits he has made every mistake in the book. “Trust me when I say when I’ve graduated from the ‘school of hard knocks’”, says Tim, ahead of Oceania CACS 2018. The ICT strategy meeting veteran says he took years to find…

30 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

5 tips for speaking like a leader

Leadership skills may come naturally to some, but many people are still apprehensive about public speaking. Here are five tips for engaging your audience more effectively and honing your negotiation skills through the lectern. Be loud and clear It may seem obvious, but mumbling through your speech or presentation isn't going to inspire confidence. Train…

21 Aug 2013, by test test

Leadership & Communication

5 essential tips for engaging an audience

Public speaking is rarely easy. Whether you're inexperienced, talking to a large group of people or are presenting to high-profile executives, there are a number of factors that may have you especially nervous when public speaking. Many speakers tend to become introverted in these circumstances and read mechanically from a prepared script and slideshow. Here are…

31 Jul 2013, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Making actions speak louder than words when public speaking

Showing confidence through your body language is one of the most important skills to develop as a public speaker. Engaging an audience is more than just about keeping the content interesting (although obviously that plays a big part) - you must be able to convey the information in an interesting and eye-catching way. Invoking emotion…

24 Jul 2013, by test test

Leadership & Communication

5 tips for speaking with more confidence

Do you suffer from a fear of public speaking? Whether you're a seasoned director or a new graduate starting at your first job, the chances are you feel some angst when delivering a presentation in front of others. In fact, a whopping 75 per cent of people are thought to experience glossophobia (the fancy name for…

17 Jul 2013, by test test