Resources for Speaking Skills:
Building your public speaking skills will not only improve your pageant interview scores, it will improve your professional and social lives too! Remember, a pageant is just the beginning and all the skills and insights you learn in the pageant can transfer to other areas of your life.
You might think that interviewing is very different from public speaking…and it is different in some ways, sure…but, trust me, if you improve your public speaking skills you can use it in less “public” settings like individual interviews and it’ll help you on-stage even if you are answering a question instead of giving an official “speech”.
Yes, you can join Toastmasters, etc., to learn some things and practice. Go ahead and do that if you have the time in your schedule. But if you are busy and want to learn from the best right away. So go to these links! There are many user-friendly products you can use right away in the comfort of your home. Many would argue that Tom Antion is the best public speaking teacher in the field. He’s fun, too! There’s plenty of free tips he offers on his sites, but you can buy more in-depth training too.
Thus, the items below were created by a masterful public speaker who has long made a very successful living via public speaking. Whether you are are just getting started and feel a bit “afraid” or you are very experienced in speaking situations or having eyes on you in public, there will be great things for you here.