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Succeed in Public Speaking

by Ron Kurtus (updated 17 March 2023)

Public speaking is an important skill in communicating knowledge and expressing ideas to groups of people. It is a primary medium for presenting and selling your products and ideas. Being able to verbally communicate effectively to other individuals or to groups is essential in school, business, as well as your personal life.

There is need for people who can effectively make presentations and speak to others. Your knowledge and skills in this area can help advance your career or improve your business. Also, if you are good or really enjoy public speaking, you may even choose speaking as a profession.

The purpose of these free online lessons is to give you a start at improving your presentation skills.

Public Speaking Contents


Achieving Your Speaking Goals

Occasions for Public Speaking

Success Requirements

Be a Champion Public Speaker

Health Important for Public Speaker

Be Knowledgeable as a Public Speaker

Excellence Important in Public Speaking

Be Valuable to Your Audience

Character Important in Public Speaking

Prepare to Speak

Being Introduced to Speak

Using Notes in a Speech

Deliver with Confidence

Short Guide to Effective Public Speaking by Dr. Stephen D. Boyd

Overcome the Fear of Speaking to Groups

Interactive Lesson

Toastmasters Helps Refine Speaking Skills

Delivery of Your Persuasive Speech

Satisfy the Audience

Know Your Audience

Avoid Meaningless Fillers

Be Brief When Giving a Speech

Question and Answer Session after the Presentation by Dr. Stephen D. Boyd

Professional Speaking

Ways Speakers Make Money

SpeakerNet News for Professional Speakers

Getting Started as a Professional Speaker (coming soon)

Getting Bookings to Speak

Getting in With a Speakers Bureau


Speaking Resources

Succeed in Speech Writing

Succeed by Studying Great Speeches

Survey results

See results of survey questions

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