Public Speaking: from fear to fun

Your voice is your most important communications tool. Whether speaking to a small group or in front of a large audience, how you deliver your message — and how you sound — can be even more important than the message itself. For anyone who speaks in front of a group, whether at a business seminar, professional meeting, civic group, or social event. Techniques for Effective Public Speaking focuses on all aspects of presenting a lively delivery that will interest and engross your audience. Whether it be corporate shareholders, business associates, potential contributors, sales prospects, or colleagues in your profession, these workshops will take you through the basic steps needed for a successful presentation.

Techniques for Effective Public Speaking

In Techniques for Effective Public Speaking, Linda Kundell combines her extensive experience as a public relations executive and a professional singer, to help speakers improve their vocal delivery and achieve peak on-stage performance.

Techniques for Effective Public Speaking employs a variety of approaches used by professional singers and actors to:

Build confidence on the podium
Strengthen vocal projection
Improve voice quality
Reduce nervous tension
Overcoming fear of public speaking
Freeing your speaking voice
Developing focus & concentration
Finding the keys to better breath support
Mastering the Power Stance
Improving posture and body language
Strengthening the overall presentation
Adding interest and excitement
Defining your own style

Techniques for Effective Public Speaking can be scheduled as:

Private Coaching Sessions
Corporate Workshops
Executive Seminars
Motivational Classes

Five Steps to Better Public Speaking

Individual sessions and programs combine the following steps to help speakers develop and enhance their own personal delivery.

Awareness Building:

Discussion and demonstration to recognize qualities of effective speaking.

Relaxation Skills:

Stress reduction methods to free the body, develop mental focus, and improve body language.

Breathing Techniques:

Secrets of breath support to increase vocal stamina and help calm nerves.

Voice Production:

Exercises to free the voice, improve vocal quality, diction, and projection.

Performance Practice:

Stage presentation to develop confidence on the podium.

To schedule a group seminar or individual coaching sessions,
please call Linda Kundell at (212) 877-2798.

What they say

Your coaching has made me a better speaker…, more organized and less nervous.

~Insurance Broker

The talk went very very well. There were over 300 people standing room only and at the end many came up to tell me how much they enjoyed it. It was the best of all I’ve given. So thank you so much.

                ~Professor and Medical Doctor

Although I give presentations rather frequently, I learned a great deal about the “art” of public speaking, some useful tricks for keeping my nerves at bay and also some things I definitely need work on! It was a great experience…

~Head of programs for international nonprofit organization