Friday, 11 April 2014

The Art of Public Speaking

Why public speaking is a skill you need beyond giving a wedding speech


Public speaking is, unfortunately, a much neglected aspect of life these days. This article discusses the origins and history of public speaking, and why it's still relevant and useful today. It's especially important when it comes to giving a wedding speech.


For as long as human beings have lived together in any sort of grouping or society, the art of public speaking has been central to these societies. This is because any decision that is taken by more than one person – from the profound to the mundane – will necessarily involve an exchange of views, attempts to bring others around to a common opinion or the arguing and defending of a position. The ability to persuade and inform others, to present an argument or to refute one, to express a vision or counteract another’s standpoint, is therefore integral to man’s ability to co-exist peacefully.

To read more about public speaking and why it's still relevant, especially when it comes to giving a wedding speech, please click on the article below.


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