Have you experienced this? While you’re speaking, one of your listeners is clearly distracted. He’s playing with his phone, is daydreaming or starts chatting with his neighbour. Terrible! But does that mean that you are not performing at your best?
I want to do a big shout-out to Jelle Annaars, the love of my life, but also my business partner since he joined Montis Public Speaking in September 2018. Why did he join? Good question. 😉 I had asked him a few times already, because we are very complementary, but the answer was always no. So, what made him change is mind? Here’s what he says:
Speaking in public whilst showing your personal strengths is a skill. Because in doing so, you’ll create a big impact on a crucial moment. In this article we’ll tell you which advantages speaking in public has in different environments.
Scroll down to the bottom to see our bonus video tip on writing victory speeches. Writing an effective victory speech is tough. You won something (hooray!), and you’re likely to be either in a state of euphoria or complete overwhelm. Now is the time to express gratitude and all you can do is stutter ‘Oh, […]
We can all speak. We speak everyday to our colleagues, our teams, our partners and our friends. It feels natural and words come easy.
Here are five mistakes I see most speakers make during trainings and coachings. These five mistakes are all symptoms of a lack of confidence and a lack of experience. And therefore easy to tackle.
But, it’s very different when we have to speak in front of a group. We feel stress and it shows.
“How could I ever be good at public speaking, I am an introvert!” I hear this a lot and don’t agree. Introverts typically think their message and arguments well through. They think before they speak and that makes them well prepared speakers. With a bit of help for a more dynamic and engaging presence on stage they can […]