Succeeding at Failure
- A Stage Fright Sufferer Strikes Back. Burnight, Ronald // Today's Speech;Nov1957, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p7
Suggests a strategic approach to overcoming stage fright. Discussion of theories on the causes and solution to stage fright; Claims that stage fright is caused by lack of preparation or inadequate preparation; Efficacy of a structured practice in overcoming stage fright.
- The Relationship Between Student Pre-performance Concerns and Evaluation Apprehension. Edwards, Chad C.; Myers, Scott A.; Hensley-Edwards, Autumn; Wahl, Shawn T. // Communication Research Reports;Winter2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p54
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between student preperformance concerns, student evaluation apprehension, and receiving a grade for a speech. It was hypothesized that in the public speaking course, (a) a positive relationship would exist between student pre-performance...
- They don't like my accent. Beaver, H. Dennis // ABA Banking Journal;May2006, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p49
The article comments on the correlation of accent or language usage with a person's intelligence and competence. Accent has a potential to create a false impression of intelligence or competence. A large number of people avoid public speaking because they have come to believe their accent or...
- Stay Cool When Things Get Hot: How to Present and Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively. Woolf, Dr. Reesa // Business Credit;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 103 Issue 7, p18
Presents tips on public speaking. Keeping up one's confidence while giving presentations; Better persuading others to see one's point of view; Making public speaking an enjoyable and rewarding experience; Organization of one's thoughts; Importance of looking confident; Answering questions as a...
- Get right to the point. Adubato, Steve // Business News New Jersey;03/22/99, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p17
Offers professionals advice on public communication. Problem that most academics have when presenting information; Importance of constantly reinforcing the presentation's primary message.
- Communication tools learned on the campaign trail. Adubato, Steve // Business News New Jersey;02/08/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p14
Discusses the elements of an effective communication. Universal topics of conversation; Importance of nonverbal communication; Use of examples and anecdotes to support a message; Communication as a two-way experience.
- Talking points. Martin, Steve // New Yorker;05/17/99, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p45
No abstract available.
- What are you talking about? Browning, Guy // People Management;4/18/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p118
Offers tips on public speaking. Selection of topics for discussion; Duration of a presentation; Significance of visual aids in public speaking.
- Straightforward Communication Processes in EHS. Birkner, MBA, CIH, CSP, Lawrence R.; McIntyre-Birkner, Ruth // Occupational Hazards;Mar2001, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p59
Discusses how environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals can improve their oral communication skills. Guidelines for expressing technical information without losing the audience; Making references to real-life experiences; Joining a local Toastmasters Club.