Communication and Public Speaking Articles

This index highlights the articles that focus on communication and public speaking as part of the High Performance Newsletter. Derek Stockley provides free business articles and commentary related to optimising individual and organisational performance.

Derek Stockley provides training and performance management consulting services from his base in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The communication and public speaking related articles are:


Writing effective emails - are you getting through? - if you are concerned about the effectiveness of your emails, this free article may help. The key essentials for email success are discussed.

The importance of communication in performance management - Derek Stockley outlines the importance of communication in dealing with day to day performance problems and situations.

Public speaking

Overcoming the fear of public speaking - Derek Stockley discusses the fear of public speaking. He provides some techniques to overcome the anxiety that can occur when asked to speak in public.

Should a public speaker say "thank you"? - the rules and appropriateness of a public speaker saying "thank you" are discussed.

Other resources

PowerPoint - comment on the correct use of PowerPoint software in presentations and training sessions.


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