What comes to your mind when you think of impromptu speaking? Is it an interview? A Q&A session? Or maybe a last-minute check-in with your boss? Regardless, thinking about impromptu speaking opportunities probably stirs up a little nerves and anxiety. But - what if we told you you participate in impromptu speaking every day without even realizing it?
When you hear the word ‘communication’ what does it mean to you? In a world where our forms of communication are constantly changing (hello, Zoom!), it can be hard to balance moderating that perfect virtual meeting while also perfecting your in-person presentation for the next day. The bottom line is, we communicate every single day. Not only is communication essential to getting through our everyday lives but good communication can change how efficient we are in our professional lives (by 25%1 to be exact!).
We all know the feeling. That deep breath you take after finally finishing a presentation you’d been dreading, only to remember seconds later that you still have to endure an…
Monique is the Senior Donor Relations Officer at VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. She joined Speak for Success to brush up on her public speaking skills and practice techniques that would help her navigate the online and virtual aspects of public speaking.