Articles in category: Weekend Reviews

Six Minutes weekend reviews bring you the best public speaking tips and techniques that will make you a more effective speaker.

We scour hundreds of public speaking websites, and highlight only the highest quality articles for you.

We also feature the best-selling recently released public speaking and communication books to keep you current and well-informed.

Six Minutes weekend reviews bring the best public speaking articles to you.

This review features topics including:

  • the rule of three;
  • using sticky notes to organize your presentation;
  • how to title your speech to grab your audience;
  • storytelling advice;
  • what to look for when looking at yourself on video;
  • time management;
  • audience analysis;
  • and much more!

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Six Minutes weekend reviews bring the best public speaking articles to you.

This review features topics including:

  • PowerPoint and the Rule of Thirds;
  • new public speaking books;
  • persuasive techniques;
  • training session tips;
  • creating memorable story characters;
  • effective use of pauses;
  • new features in PowerPoint 2010;
  • dealing with hecklers;
  • and more!

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Six Minutes weekend reviews bring the best public speaking articles to you.

This review features topics including:

  • frequently asked questions about Toastmasters;
  • tactics for persuasive speaking;
  • speechwriting tips;
  • storytelling help from a Google ad;
  • Obama’s State of the Union address;
  • hands in the pockets;
  • visual clich├ęs;
  • Sarah Palin and notes on her hands;
  • the believability of Tiger Woods’ apology;
  • and more!

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Twice each month, Six Minutes weekend reviews bring you the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

Please share them with anyone you feel would benefit from the tips and techniques.

This review features topics including:

  • recently released public speaking books;
  • storytelling and details;
  • remedies for voice malfunctions;
  • handling hecklers;
  • thanking the audience;
  • cartoons in presentations;
  • rehearsal strategies;
  • a speech critique of Sir Ken Robinson;
  • and more!

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Six Minutes weekend reviews are back for a third year of bringing you the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • speechwriting lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.;
  • structuring your presentation logically;
  • becoming aware of your voice;
  • benefits of a flip chart;
  • mistakes with visuals;
  • speaker habits;
  • stages in a professional speaking career;
  • and more!

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Six Minutes weekend reviews are back for a third year of bringing you the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • new public speaking books;
  • best and worst communicators of 2009;
  • how to tell a story;
  • teleprompters;
  • moving your audience;
  • Toastmasters survey and tips;
  • and more!

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On Saturdays, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • cross-culture communication;
  • editing your presentation by asking “why?”;
  • addressing the elephant in the room;
  • pitfalls to presenting with someone else’s slides;
  • the growth of Death By PowerPoint;
  • how a video camera will help you improve as a speaker; and
  • a must-read parody: How the Grinch Spoke at Christmas.

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On Saturdays, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • new public speaking books;
  • analysis of a contest-winning humorous speech;
  • eye contact and facial expression tips;
  • the case for white space;
  • wardrobe tips; and
  • comics that speakers are sure to enjoy.

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On Saturdays, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • fear of public speaking;
  • keeping your audience’s attention;
  • storytelling tips;
  • facilitating small-group discussions;
  • PowerPoint in the classroom; and
  • Steve Jobs is human too.

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On Saturdays, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This super-sized review features topics including:

  • new public speaking books;
  • writing a eulogy;
  • eye contact vs. eye communication;
  • speaking with notes;
  • tools for slide color schemes;
  • the validity of learning styles (are they a myth?);
  • moderating a panel; and
  • being successful as an introvert.

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On Saturdays, we survey the best public speaking articles from throughout the public speaking blogosphere.

This review features topics including:

  • tools for presenting with Twitter;
  • pauses to highlight key statements;
  • better bullet points;
  • Pecha Kucha;
  • confidence and charisma;
  • gender differences;
  • speaking on a panel; and
  • energy zappers to avoid.

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