Why public speaking for kids?

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld put it hilariously when he said this about public speaking [youtube height=”315″ width=”420″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrCQnRFBuGc[/youtube]   It’s true that it can be terrifying to get up and speak before an audience.  Most people avoid it like a rabid dog.  But most people are afraid of it because of a lack of experience and know-how and that’s where the fear stems from.  The unknown. …

Ryan Avery – Trust is a Must

Ryan Avery was a 24 year old working at Oregon Special Olympics when a friend sent him this life changing text:   Ryan says:  I had a good friend send me a text message that asked me what the hardest task I have had to accomplish. I couldn’t give him an answer I felt had merit. I was lying in …

I Have A Dream- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King

This is one of the most famous and influential speeches of the 20th century and it transformed the United States of America and really, the rest of the world. Our words can uplift people and speeches, at their best, inspire people to greater things. (Not the full speech. ) [youtube height=”315″ width=”420″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFcbpGK9_aw[/youtube]  

Choosing A Speech Topic

So you’re going to write a speech. Congratulations!  It might not seem like it, but you are about to embark on an exciting journey of self-discovery! Writing speeches might sound a little intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before.  But your voice is unique and unrepeatable and what you have to say matters.  Before you is an incredible opportunity to think about …