Public Speaking Tips : No More Fear of Public Speaking
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Public Speaking Tips : No More Fear of Public Speaking

Discover public speaking tips to loose fear, present confidently and give persuasive presentations with speaking skills.
4.8 (3 ratings)
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Created by Matt S Rinc
Last updated 2/2017
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  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know best tips for overcoming fear of public speaking
  • Speak to the audience with the confidence
  • Present information with persuasive body language
  • Choose the right presentation model from the five that are most used
  • Always be ready to present regardless of time given to prepare and complete your presentation
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  • It is useful to have some basic knowledge of public speaking, but this is not required
  • A video camera or a good quality smartphone to record yourself and the ability to watch this recording (on a computer) is recommended
  • Presentation software like MS PowerPoint or Apple Keynote is preferred though you don’t need it to complete this course

Public speaking tips course "for the rest of us"

Help is always available:
Discussion Board, messages, websites
Business Plan presentation template and links

Public Speaking Tips : Overcome Fear of Public Speaking Course

Do you need to be persuasive in your presentations? Have you attended a public speaking school yet still have problems with public speaking? Do you need to be persuasive in your presentations? And you've watched video courses that include everything from fonts choices to fashion tips, but they haven't taught you anything practical to help you sell your ideas, products or services?

My experience was the same. I've watched actors, and the only thing I learned was how to clear my vocal cords before speaking. Sales people were too aggressive for my style. And they were boring too, so why would I copy them? And those computer experts? Well, they usually don't have the experience of the mentioned professionals.

That's why I recorded my practical tips for your public speaking from my 21 years of giving presentations. They may not bring you a $17,000 business award like they brought me, but they might - because by watching these compact lectures you'll have the same potentially winning background that I had. How did I do it? With the help of the SALT Framework.

SALT Framework stands for:

  1. Statement
  2. Appearance
  3. Logic
  4. Tips

SALT includes practical knowledge about how to present a statement that will be long remembered by your audience. It explains how to enhance your presentation appearance to be most persuasive. It also has logical steps before, during and after your speaking. And finally SALT includes videos of additional tips gained from actual experience.


So why don't you stop looking for that black pepper to spice up your presentations when what you really need to master is using salt first? Just imagine that feeling when you start speaking in front of your family, friends or business audiences - and you don't even need to think about how to use your hands, how to appear relaxed or achieve your goal because it all happens automatically.

Take this course by clicking a button and start using practical public speaking tips today!

Matt S Rinc,
public speaking trainer

P.S. There are some bonuses in the course that will eliminate your manual work for some presentation tasks. The most important is that you came to get more skills yet will stay for the community. Take this video course now, discover practical public speaking tips and never worry again about your next presentation.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to improve their public speaking slills
  • This course IS for business people who are looking to improve their presentations and have experienced difficulties presenting the information publicly
  • This course IS for students, new entrepreneurs and professionals that would like to present their pitch decks, business ideas and products/services persuasively
  • Those who want to overcome a fear of public speaking
  • This course is NOT for people with advanced public speaking skills and several years of giving presentations yet some lectures can serve as a reference
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction to Public Speaking Tips
2 Lectures 02:39

Brief introduction about the Public Speaking Tips course with the SALT Framework explanation. SALT stand for:





Preview 02:06

Tell all students where are you from, what brought you to public speaking and what struggles you have now!

[Exercise] Introduce Yourself to the Class
SALT Part I - Statement
5 Lectures 09:11

The most important thing whenever you speak is to have your goal in mind - and to work for it.

Preview 02:52

What should your audience take away? Remember supporting your goal.

For the SMART goals new definition I have used in this section I'd like to thank dr. Dr. Richard Feenstra and his course Achieve More in Less Time Using SMART Goals. Do take his free Udemy course for more deep explanation of the topic.

Preview 00:57

Brief overview of the motivators you need to know to recognize and use to your (speaker's) advantage.

Ideas in this section used from the book Special Edition using PowerPoint 2007, Que Publishing (2007).

Public Speaking Motivators!

How to start a presentation? And what are grabs to get the boredom out of your performance!

Ideas in this section used from the book Special Edition using PowerPoint 2007, Que Publishing (2007).

Opening Hook and Grabs

For your last (or upcoming) presentation create a powerful statement - define your goal, call to action and elements you will use to deliver successful presentation.

[Activity] Craft Your Statement
SALT Part II - Presentation Models to Support Your Statement
8 Lectures 10:23

What are 5 most common presentation models and when to choose each one of them.

Preview 00:34

What is the Ideal model and business examples when to use it.

The Ideal Model

What is the most commonly used (but least attractive!) presentation model to use.

Preview 01:27

What is the Q&A presentation model and where it excels most.

The Q&A Model

Why the Satisfying Needs presentation model could be your success factor in modern times.

The Satisfying Needs Model

The Problem-Solution presentation model is virtualy the easiest yet it can be most powerful too.

The Problem-Solution Model

Step by step business plan presentation as a case study for a presentation model.

Download the simple powerpoint file below to use it as your presentation (do modify it first!). There are also 3 links, two are for pitch deck slide discussion (10-slide version and latest 5-slide version, getting traction from 2013 because of less time spent for presenting, good for busy investors). The last link is for a website for more pitch ideas.

Case Study: Presenting a Business Plan

In a short quiz useful information about presentation models to be remembered long-term is repeated.

[Quiz] Let's Repeat About Presentation Models!
3 questions

Now practice - think about your last (or upcoming) presentation and enhance it.
[Exercise] Choose Your Model
SALT Part III - Logic
10 Lectures 14:32

What is most important to make your public speaking logical, well rounded and persuasive.

Introduction to the Importance of Body Language

Two (2) very easy positions you will use in all presentations. These are neutral and frontal. You'll be presenting your speech in neutral position most of the time.

Preview 00:56

How to move your hands during a presentation (with slide projection).

Moving Hands During Your Presentation

Do not fall in the simple trap many people presenting do.

How to Point at a Slide for Several Times

Important knowledge you need to know (and practice) for engaging your audience.

Practical Break - Eye Contact with Your Audience

How to behave during a question from your audience and how to properly answer it.

Questions from the Audience and Your Response

What is treeline in public speaking context.

Preview 01:26

Live presentation to establish three positions in typical public speaking performance.

Treeline in Practice - Video Lecture

Satir Categories are body poses and gestures based on the work of Virginia Satir. She studied mainly people (family) relations and during that she found typical poses people use in communication. They are now called Satir Categories and here are all 5 with video examples in the lecture:

  1. The Placater
  2. The Blamer
  3. The Computer
  4. The Leveler
  5. The Distractor

Check them and after some practice you will soon use them unconsciously - yet they are really persuasive!

See also the external web page below, showing quite well your hand gestures during speaking.

Satir Categories in Public Speaking

In the last exercise for a course you'll do just one longer yet still quick task.

[Exercise] Combine All Skills Learnt So Far
Concluding Section
2 Lectures 02:43

Checking what you have discovered and how to progress from here.

Course Recap and Your Progress

Where to get more information, get additional instructor help and advance your skills.

Bonus Lecture
About the Instructor
Matt S Rinc
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Business Consultant, Enterpreneur and Public Speaker

Matt started freelancing early in the high school, helping people with creating software solutions for their work. Giving more to others than to himself early in student times determined his life path.

He helped established a branch of student organization and participated in several historical projects (like The University Sports Centre 'Leon Štukelj' in Maribor). In 2008 Matt received a Best Innovative Business Plan Award for a plan and presentation by respected local Finance magazine and started a business with the prize money. He breaths, teaches and help people with public speaking.

After hundreds of projects he manages private entrepreneurship and studies in PhD program of Knowledge Management, grabbing the opportunity and hoping to integrate e-learning, gamification and data analysis. Freelancing? Most of the time! And still helping people, wishing to see the sparkle in their eyes after they try his solution and understand possible time savings -- that's the whole reason why Matt does everything for others. He's married, IT graduate and has two kids.