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Giving It Oomph!

I reckon anyone who’s ever rehearsed before speaking to an audience will have heard this before from a well-meaning but impatient critic: “Just give it some oomph!”

Keeping It Super Simple – From The Start

If you’re new to public speaking, focus on simplifying your language. To hold any audience, you need to keep your sentences: short, active and stripped of unnecessary detail.

Grace Under Fire

The calmness and patience of US Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson this week was impressive – and an object lesson for speakers under fire. She remained calm and courteous to a fault through hours of relentless, often cynical interrogation.