The Importance of Bespoke Lecterns

It might not have helped the outcome but Hilary Clinton was certainly not disadvantaged by her height during the recent USA Presidential elections. 
 
The Democratic candidate used a customised lectern during a series of debates to mitigate the glaring height difference with her main opponent, and eventual winner, Donald Trump.

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Those Who have Gone Beforeā€¦

As you stand at the lectern prepared to give your well-rehearsed speech or keynote address, remember this is your moment. The audience is there for you to entertain, engage and inspire. Emphasising just how powerful speech can be, here are some of the most inspirational speeches delivered by an array of politicians from the lectern in the House of Commons.

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Giving a Great Speech

Public speaking or just making a speech is highly coachable. Yes, there are some people who just seem to be able to stand up in front of an audience and deliver a great talk, but for most of us, public speaking is a skill that gets better with practice.
 
So how do we go about preparing to give a talk that is clear, concise and engaging?

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The Art of Public Speaking

For some people, public speaking is a joy, a chance to stand up in front of an audience and talk, uninterrupted for as long as is needed to get the message across. But for the majority of the population, speaking in public is not just nerve-wracking, it is a terrifying experience that has them waking up in a cold sweat.
 
While we can do little to help with the nerves, we can offer some words of advice on how to look the part as you deliver your talk or speech from the lectern.

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