Thank you for your hard work!
If you have any questions please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit joshuadavi.es. I can also be reached on LinkedIn. Remember: we have a number of briefings on a variety of public speaking topics- if one area interests you, please feel free to ask. Here is one example file on breathing: Voice Power.
Public speaking clubs around the world: toastmasters.org The cheapest and best place to improve your speaking!
My two favorite impromptu speaking links are: are:https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/matt-abrahams-tips-techniques-more-confident-compelling-presentations and this recorded Stanford session— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA.
Good short videos on impromptu:
Good short articles on Q&As:
TED Talks on presenting:
Get better at speaking!
- Speaking Anxiety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH5GpdMmIO8
- Gestures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53HTS-gxD9w
- Being an expert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENLZfjLoPEY
- Impromptu speaking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAnw168huqA
- Pronunciation/Voice drills (so many!): https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=vocal+warm+up+exercises+for+speaking
- Body language in general: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFLjudWTuGQ
Suggested Books: A small sampling of our favorite books.
- Honest Signals (the science of body language and voice)
- Made to Stick
- The Extreme Presentation Method
- The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative
Sentiment Analysis Tools (for analyzing audience):
- https://watson-pi-demo.mybluemix.net/ (best overall)
- https://www.crystalknows.com/ (LinkedIn based)
- http://tonecheck.com/ (good for self analysis of texts)