How to speak without notes, off the cuff

Speaking without notes or ‘off the cuff’ is a prospect that can terrify both amateur and experienced speakers. And yet, in boardrooms, meetings and at networking events we are increasingly required to speak on demand. So what’s the best way to get through this? Before we go any further it’s worth saying you should always […]

5 ways to deal with public speaking nerves

Microphone in hand

Being nervous before speaking is totally natural – it shows you care about what you’re about to say and/or who you’re going to speak to. But when you feel the nerves getting out of hand it can be useful to have a few techniques to help minimise them. Here’s our pick … 1. Make it […]