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We offer advice, research and insights to help you improve business and life skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal and language learning.

Greatest Public Speaking Books
July 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

5 of the Best Public Speaking Books

Check out our list of top public speaking books, which will give you tips on every aspect of your communication and speech, from TED inspired talks to learning form stand-up comedians.

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4 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking
June 14, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

4 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

The fear of public speaking, known as Glossophobia, is the most common fear in the world. It ranks higher than the fear of death, suggesting that most people would rather die than stand up and speak to an audience. So the first thing to remember is that your fear is totally normal.

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4 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking
June 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Build Effective Communication Skills

Effective communication skills are essential to success in the 21st century. There are many different aspects associated with communication – in this guide we focus on 4 key topics: Mind, Body, Voice and Breath.

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Prepare, Write and Deliver a Eulogy

Prepare, Write & Deliver a Eulogy

Writing and giving a eulogy is a way of saying farewell to someone who has died that, in a sense, brings the person to life in the minds of the audience. This guide helps you plan, write and give the eulogy, with examples and poems.

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Audience Analysis for your Speech
June 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Audience Analysis for your Speech

Understand how to perform audience analysis for your speech and the different types of audience you might encounter. The type of audience affects the choice of language, humour, opening sentences, length and many more.

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Literary Techniques for a Speech
May 16, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Literary Techniques for a Speech

Planned use of language has a major impact on how your speech is received by the audience. Saying the right words at the right time, and in the right way, can achieve a specific impact.

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