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Life Skills: Effective Speaking

Some Useful Articles

Anat, B. (2017). How Can I survive...Public Speaking?Scholastic Choices, 32(5), 24.

Brinthaupt, T., Xiaowei, S., &  McCree, M. (2017). Understanding the influence of self-Critical, self-Managing, and social-Assessing self-Talk on performance outcomes in a public speaking context. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 36(4), 356-378. doi:10.1177/027623661770874

Jackson, B., Compton, J., Thornton, A.L. & Dimmock, J.A. (2017). Re-Thinking anxiety: Using inoculation messages to reduce and reinterpret public speaking fears. Plos One, 12(1), 0169972. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169972

How to speak so that people want to listen

Julian Treasure is an international speaker on sound and communication. In this short video, he provides a toolkit which you can use to improve your communication skills. Of importance is your ability to be honest and authentic in order to be true to yourself and have integrity.  This is best done with a lot of love!

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