7 Public Speaking Survival Tips

I used to be terrified of public speaking – now its natural and fun. Dry mouth, fast heart, sweaty palms, blank mind – yeah Ive been there! Its easy to fear public speaking. But I was never just content with overcoming fear. I wanted to be a great speaker. What I needed was a way of calming down and applying simple techniques and strategies to talk like a pro. When Id learned to relax (more of that later) I learned and applied the following four steps. 1 Reassure your audience – they need to know you know your stuff and you are human! 2 Hook them by being interesting and relevant. Tell them why what you are saying is relevant …

Innovation The Survival Mantra

Indian art material Industry is a vast scattered market consisting of different variety of attractive products like different types of brushes like synthetic brushes, painting brushes, artist brushes, Oil pastels, crayons of different types, painting accessories, poster colours, fabric colours, liquid water colours, colour pencils, drawing books, colouring books, easel boards, canvases, palettes, markers, paints, coloured chalk and many more. The industry is said to capture maximum business from the consumer market directly, which accounts to 70% of their revenue. The core Indian art material market of around Rs 500 crore is said to be growing at a rate of 4 – 5 % but there is intense competition in this industry as the industry is highly unorganized which proves …

Caring For Dependent Relatives – Survival Guide

Caring for dependent relatives, often elderly parents or special-needs children, can be one of the most isolating experiences most people ever have to face. Becoming a carer can sometimes be rewarding, but it’s hardly ever easy. Here are some tips to help you to survive it. 1) Get all the help and benefits you can. Many people are too proud to ask for help, and many more don’t even know what help’s available. In the UK, for example, it’s believed that 750 million of benefits available to carers are unclaimed. No matter how much you love the person that you’re caring for, in terms of both lost income and financial outlay, caring costs you, big-time. Many people aren’t aware of …

Teaching – A Survival Guide for Students and New Teachers (Part 3) – Speech

It is much harder to control the tone of your voice when you are talking loudly or shouting. The logic therefore is to avoid shouting at all costs. Most women know the limits of their voices and consequently rarely lose control. Men can shout louder without losing control of their voices and sometimes use a loud voice in an attempt to frighten children. This is rarely effective unless used very occasionally, and men would be well advised to use this tactic less often. Many children are shouted at very frequently both by their teachers, and by their parents and the effects wear off. The child is aware that if you are shouting then you have reached the limit of your …