VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to improve your professional development skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal, and presentations skills.

December 28, 2022
Importance of Communication Skills in the Age of AI
Good communication skills are more important now than ever, especially in the age of AI. In this article, we explore how effective communication can set you apart in a world where machines are becoming increasingly prevalent. Learn about the benefits of strong communication skills and how to improve them for success in the modern workforce.
March 2, 2021
How to Give an Impromptu Speech, with Examples
An impromptu speech can be one of the most terrifying speeches you’ll ever do; standing up in front of a crowd and having to speak for a few minutes without preparation is daunting even for the most seasons speakers. Here are some valuable tips on how to give an impromptu speech.
September 5, 2018
Barriers to Effective Communication in the Workplace
Effective communication is not always straightforward and barriers can easily get in the way. They cause messages to become distorted, subsequently leading to confusion and misunderstanding. In this article, we describe these barriers to communication.
June 12, 2018
Rhetoric: How to Inform, Persuade, or Motivate your Audience
Persuasive speaking is needed in a wide range of situations; from arguing with a colleague to performing a speech. Rhetoric is the key to developing this skill. We discuss how to use rhetoric for effective public speaking, in order to inform, persuade and motivate.