NIKKI KARABINIS
SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Public Speaking
Fear of Public Speaking
Population
 No.1 fear=Public Speaking
 Fear No.2=Death
Stage fright
 In spotlight
 Unprepare...
What is communication?
Nonverbal Communication
 Body language
 Eye contact
Importance of Communication
Presentations (class or
professional)
Business Communication
Networking
Effective Communication
Preparation
Practice
Presence
Effective Communication
Preparation
 Research your topic
 Write or format your speech
 Create notes to outline main po...
Sample Speech Outline
I. Introduction
 Thesis
II. Body
 support arguments
III. Conclusion
 review
Practice
Practice
 Practice makes perfect
 Make revisions as needed
 Time yourself
Presence
Presence
 Are you nervous?
 What does your body language say about
you?
 Think about….
 Voice tone
 Gesture...
Things You Shouldn’t Do
Read directly from notes
Read directly from a screen
Turn your back on the audience
Slouch or ...
Things You Should Do
Make eye contact
Glance at your notes
Make appropriate
gestures
Ask rhetorical
questions to engag...
How to Control the Butterflies
Know the room
 Become familiar with the place of presentation
Know the audience
 Greet ...
Control the “Butterflies”
Relax
 Relax your entire body by stretching and breathing
deep to ease the tension.
Visualize...
Some Tips to Control the “Butterflies”
People want you to succeed
 The audience is there to see you succeed not to fail
...
Practice takes you from this..
To this….
References
This presentation was adapted from California State
University—Los Angeles
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  1. 1. NIKKI KARABINIS SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY CAREER DEVELOPMENT Public Speaking
  2. 2. Fear of Public Speaking Population  No.1 fear=Public Speaking  Fear No.2=Death Stage fright  In spotlight  Unprepared  Inexperienced
  3. 3. What is communication? Nonverbal Communication  Body language  Eye contact
  4. 4. Importance of Communication Presentations (class or professional) Business Communication Networking
  5. 5. Effective Communication Preparation Practice Presence
  6. 6. Effective Communication Preparation  Research your topic  Write or format your speech  Create notes to outline main points  Note cards, old business cards or paper
  7. 7. Sample Speech Outline I. Introduction  Thesis II. Body  support arguments III. Conclusion  review
  8. 8. Practice Practice  Practice makes perfect  Make revisions as needed  Time yourself
  9. 9. Presence Presence  Are you nervous?  What does your body language say about you?  Think about….  Voice tone  Gestures  Eye contact  Your attitude
  10. 10. Things You Shouldn’t Do Read directly from notes Read directly from a screen Turn your back on the audience Slouch or put your hands in your pockets Fidget No um, ah, like, et cetera No nervous gestures Don’t talk too fast Don’t talk too quietly or softly
  11. 11. Things You Should Do Make eye contact Glance at your notes Make appropriate gestures Ask rhetorical questions to engage the audience
  12. 12. How to Control the Butterflies Know the room  Become familiar with the place of presentation Know the audience  Greet or chat with the audience before hand. It’s easier to speak to friends than to strangers Know your material  You’ll be more nervous if you’re un-preparedness
  13. 13. Control the “Butterflies” Relax  Relax your entire body by stretching and breathing deep to ease the tension. Visualize giving your speech  Visualize yourself giving your speech from start to finish. By visualizing yourself successful, you will be successful
  14. 14. Some Tips to Control the “Butterflies” People want you to succeed  The audience is there to see you succeed not to fail Don’t apologize  By mentioning your nervousness or apologizing, you’ll only be calling the audience’s attention to mistakes Concentrate on your message  Focus on the message you are trying to convey and not on your anxieties Gain experience  Experience builds confidence, which is key to effective public speaking
  15. 15. Practice takes you from this..
  16. 16. To this….
  17. 17. References This presentation was adapted from California State University—Los Angeles

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