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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.

How to Stop Using Filler Words in 3 Steps
April 29, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How to Stop Using Filler Words in 3 Steps

Um, like, so, er… they’re all words that have slipped into everyone’s everyday vocabulary and they’re known as hesitation or filler words. These are 3 practical steps to help you stop using them.

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3 Ways Virtual Reality is Changing Higher Education
April 24, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

3 Ways Virtual Reality is Changing Higher Education

While there are some sceptics who aren’t too sure what the future holds, there are universities who are already adopting the technology, confident of the benefits VR can bring. Here are 3 uses of VR in higher education, which universities around the world have started to adopt.

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VR's not just for gaming - 20 other industries that use VR
April 6, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

20 Non-Gaming Industries that use VR

There are some great virtual reality (VR) games out there, but VR, AR and MR are going to shape our future in so many more ways than gaming. Here’s a list of industries that are already adopting VR and how this could impact the future of that industry.

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3 tips for improving communicaiton skills
April 4, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

3 Tips to Improve Communication Skills

It’s a well-known fact that what we actually say is only a small part of how our message is received. However, it can be difficult to say the message we want to communicate, here are 3 tips to help you improve your communication skills.

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WebVR demo using A-Frame for public speaking
December 10, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Developing a Public Speaking WebVR Demo

WebVR lets you access virtual reality (VR) in your web browser, using devices such as Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive and Gear VR. We talk briefly about our experience with building a public speaking WebVR demo using A-Frame.

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Presentation Tips and Skills
November 20, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top Presentation Tips & Skills

Essential tips to enhance your presentation and build a powerful story. Delivering your key message at the right time, to the right people, is the best way to persuade and influence the people that matter.

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Communication Skills Courses Library

Communication Skills Courses Library

Our curated library of communication skills courses on public speaking, sales, leadership, negotiation and teamwork. Enroll onto one of these courses to enhance your skills.

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Wedding speech in VR
November 11, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Using VR to Improve Public Speaking Skills

The ability to be able to speak in public can be the difference between landing your dream job, winning a huge contract for your company, or delivering a moving speech at a wedding. Read how VR can be used to dramatically improve your speaking skills.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills
November 2, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills

Great public speakers are not born that way; most have to practice and perfect their speaking skills. We provide a list of oratory skills to help make your speeches more clear, confident and successful.

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Learn a language in VR using the Language VR app
October 18, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Learn a Language in VR

There are hundreds of app out there for language learning, all somewhat similar in design and function. We thought we would try and create a more immersive learning experience with the help of virtual reality.

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Google interview practice in the VirtualSpeech VR app
October 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top 20 Google Interview Questions

With hundreds of thousands of people applying to Google each year, the Google Interview Questions are getting tougher and tougher in order to filter to the best candidates. Check out our list of 20 technical and 20 non-technical interview questions taken from real interviews.

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Public Speaking VR conference room
September 22, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Public Speaking Course Integrated with VR

We’ve combined traditional online video tutorials with VR, creating a unique learning experience. Learn fundamental techniques about public speaking through the videos, then practice what you have learnt in VR.

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Top motivational speaker Tony Robbins
September 18, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

List of Top Motivational Speakers

These speakers have no trouble motivating and inspiring their audience. Check out our list of the current leaders in this field, people who can really make you want to change the world.

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Understand and Overcome Social Anxiety: The Complete Guide

Understand and Overcome Social Anxiety: The Complete Guide

People with social anxiety disorder will worry excessively about certain social situations before, during and afterwards. They fear doing or saying something they think will be embarrassing or humiliating. Use our guide to help understand how to overcome this common anxiety.

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Wedding Speech tips
September 15, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Deliver a Great Best Man Speech

The best man speech is an important part of the wedding, so make sure yours is memorable! We provide tips for writing and delivering your speech so that you’ll ace it on the big day.

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