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Toast Of The Wild East Podcast – Part 2
2022-05-25 10:30
Toast of the Wild East is a podcast for ambitious Toastmasters who are looking for ways to raise their public speaking game. From Prague, past Toastmasters District Director Lukas Liebic… Read More
Toast Of The Wild East Podcast – Part 1
2022-05-04 11:15
Toast of the Wild East is a podcast for ambitious Toastmasters who are looking for ways to raise their public speaking game. From Prague, past Toastmasters District Director Lukas Liebic… Read More
2022-04-24 09:49
This post is part of a series on rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. For a comprehensive, step-by-step overview of how to write a speech outline, pleas… Read More
Analysis Of A Speech By Volodymyr Zelensky
2022-03-01 19:44
As I write this post, the war in Ukraine continues. Ukrainian forces, under the courageous leadership of President Volodymyr Zelensky, are putting up incredible resistance to the Russian inv… Read More
Analysis Of A Speech By Vladimir Putin
2022-02-26 13:01
By now, the world is well aware of the horror that Russian President Vladimir Putin has unleashed on Ukraine. A peaceful country that has tried to bridge an uneasy distance between east and… Read More
Empathy For Your Audience
2022-02-21 12:07
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “empathy” as “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thought… Read More
The Night Circus
2022-02-06 13:22
Last year, our small village in Switzerland converted a former telephone booth at the bus stop into a book exchange. It has been a great success. I have dropped off many books and in ret… Read More
One Minute Of Silence For Ahmaud Arbery
2022-01-08 15:39
On 7 January 2022, the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced. Two received life without parole; the third received a life sentence with eligibility for parol… Read More
Happy New Year 2022
2022-01-01 17:15
Here we are: 1 January 2022. In some ways, it feels like, in the words of the inimitable Yogi Berra, déjà vu all over again. And yet, there is something about the turning of… Read More
2021-10-14 15:01
Jim Harvey, my co-founder of Presentation Guru, and I have been developing a comprehensive questionnaire to help people assess their level of skill when it comes to presentation skills a… Read More
2021-09-13 17:10
Imagine walking out your front door and there, right in front of you, is a giraffe. A living and breathing giraffe just standing there and looking straight at you. Your first questions will… Read More
Three Lessons From The Island Of Corfu
2021-08-07 17:23
I recently returned from a lovely – and much needed – vacation in Corfu, Greece. Stunning scenery, beautiful weather, delicious food and, most importantly, some of the nicest peo… Read More
A Lesson From The Colosseum
2021-07-13 18:11
In June 2021, I took a stroll around Colosseum in Rome, Italy. I was in Rome because I had speaking engagements there and, a few days later, in Turin – my first in-person events in al… Read More
2021-04-05 15:11
I love the Japanese culture and hope to visit Japan one day. It is a country with a rich heritage. I especially appreciate the ability of the Japanese to find beauty in simplicity and removi… Read More
2021-04-01 06:28
More than 2,300 years ago, Aristotle wrote Rhetoric, considered by many to be the Bible of persuasive speaking. For Aristotle, rhetoric was “the ability, in each case, to see all of th… Read More
Three Key Words For Every Speaker
2021-03-21 12:43
There are three key words that every speaker needs to master. In many respects, they are the most important words that one can say on stage: “I”, “you” and &ldquo… Read More
Interview On The Story Powers Podcast
2021-03-18 08:11
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Francisco Mahfuz on The Story Powers podcast. The show is about the power of stories, the people who tell them, and why you… Read More
Six Benefits Of Humour In A Speech
2021-03-15 13:16
Humour is powerful. When used well in a speech or presentation, it can have a profound impact on the audience. This, in turn, can help get your message across. The infographic below sets out… Read More
2021-03-10 18:49
John Stephen Zimmer, Sr. (1933 – 2021) At the end of January, I had to travel to Canada on short notice because my father was ill and in hospital. Sadly, he passed away on 18 Februa… Read More
2021-02-05 22:09
Many people wonder whether they have what it takes to speak in public. Are they capable of giving a speech or presentation? I understand. Many people would like to try public speaking; pe… Read More
2021-02-01 13:30
This is a tremendously fun speech to watch. If you have not heard of Apollo Robbins, you will enjoy his 8-minute TED Talk. Robbins is a professional pickpocket and one of the best in… Read More
2021-01-20 22:51
Embed from Getty ImagesAmanda Gorman, the first national youth poet laureate in the United States, was a highlight at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. At the age of 22, she b… Read More
Dealing With A Creaky Stage
2021-01-15 13:46
Have you ever listened to a speaker who is standing on a creaky stage? Have you ever had to speak from a stage that creaked whenever you stepped on certain spots. It is annoying for both… Read More
2021-01-12 11:51
If the purpose of your presentation is to persuade the audience to do something, getting them to take a small, simple first step is one of the most important things that you can do to ac… Read More
2021-01-08 18:56
There is an important question that every public speaker must be able to answer: Why should the audience care about what I am going to say? If you can’t answer that question, you ha… Read More
Three Public Speaking Resolutions For 2021
2021-01-02 16:10
2021. We made it. We finally said goodbye to 2020, a year that will be forever remembered in the history books but not for the best reasons. And, we are still in the thick of the fight a… Read More
New Logo For Manner Of Speaking
2020-11-15 13:14
Manner of Speaking has a new logo. For a website devoted to public speaking and presentation skills, there were many designs I could have chosen. A microphone or lectern or speech bubble… Read More
2020-11-01 09:12
This post is part of a series on rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. For a comprehensive, step-by-step overview of how to write a speech outline… Read More
Every Breath You Take
2020-10-12 13:53
Every breath you take,Every move you make,Every bond you break,Every step you take,I’ll be watching you.The Police Breathing. We do it constantly and, usually, unconsciously. We… Read More
How To Write A Speech Outline
2020-06-12 11:22
What is a speech outline? Think of it as a blueprint for a successful speech or presentation. You wouldn’t start construction on a house or building without a blueprint and you shouldn… Read More
How To Speak With Authentic Charisma
2020-05-20 14:36
How can we speak with charisma—authentic charisma—when we are on stage? That is the subject that Jim Harvey and I discussed in the fourth and final edition of our webin… Read More
6 Tips For Better Visual Aids
2020-05-14 05:58
Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We have… Read More
Webinar On Rhetorical Devices
2020-05-06 12:17
Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We have a series of four we… Read More
Webinar On Storytelling
2020-04-26 17:51
Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We are creating a series of… Read More
A New Look For Manner Of Speaking
2020-04-22 05:57
Manner of Speaking has a new look. I began writing my blog on public speaking in May 2009. After almost 11 years and nearly 4 million visits, it was time to upgrade the website. Over… Read More
2020-04-08 10:54
I have some exciting news to share. I began writing this blog in May 2009. It was an experiment to see what blogging was like. However, given that the lifespan of the average blog is short … Read More
2019-12-31 09:28
As the clock winds down on 2019 and we enter a new year and a new decade, I wanted to share six posts from the past to inspire your speaking in 2020. If you think that your speeches and pres… Read More
2019-12-29 20:51
Questions from the audience. They are an important part of any presentation because they give members of the audience a chance to let the speaker know what is on their mind. Sometimes, howev… Read More
2019-11-29 12:00
I finally got around to watching the film Bohemian Rhapsody. I was not disappointed. Queen is one of my all-time favourite bands and the driving force behind Queen was the inimitable Fr… Read More
2019-11-12 17:55
A STORY FROM SPAIN Pauses aren’t easy. I teach public speaking and presentation skills at a few Executive MBA Programmes in Switzerland and Spain. A few years ago, I was teaching a cla… Read More
2019-10-18 07:58
In the years following World War 2, the threat of nuclear war hung over the world. As the United States and its allies faced the Soviet Union and its allies, a Third World War was a distinct… Read More
2019-09-05 08:09
Public speakers can learn a lesson from a farmers. Behind our home is a large farmer’s field. Over the years, I have seen that field grow wheat, corn, barley, sunflowers – which… Read More
2019-08-23 19:14
My wife, Julie and I recently went for a vacation in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik. Wonderful people, beautiful scenery, fascinating history. If you ever get the chance to visit, I highly r… Read More
2019-08-05 09:01
Teranga. It is the word that best represents the values at the heart of society in Senegal. During my trip to Dakar, I experienced it on a daily basis. There is no direct translation of&nbsp&hell…Read More

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