ED DICKINSON

ED DICKINSON

Ed Dickinson's persuasive and often declamatory style of oratory has taken him to win prizes in many Public Speaking competitions and at the Royal South Street Eisteddford at Ballarat, and to address or chair international and overseas Conventions.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Looking for a Hilarious, Entertaining
and Inspiring Speaker … for your next Function?
 
 
Professional Speaker (Retired) Ed Dickinson FAITD
offers you - at no cost –          revamped (2009)
 
His presentation: “The Power of Telling Stories”
 
In this address, spiced with jokes and anecdotes, Ed illustrates how people can use stories to present memorable addresses. Proven great entertainment for Partners’ Nights at Service Clubs, Conventions, and meetings attended by men and women, (or single gender meetings).
 
Or on a slightly more serious note (but not too serious) hear his renowned workplace skills presentations:
 
The Secrets of Selling Yourself” – Tips on public speaking
 
“Achieving by Doing” – Tips on speed reading & achieving goals
 
“Being the Best in Your Field” Tips on ethics and professionalism *
 
* Suitable for small groups up to a maximum   of   20 people
 
Ed Dickinson, The Speaker of Renown, was accredited as a Professional Speaker by the National Speakers Association of Australia, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, the author of two books,   a professional M.C.,   the producer of an audio CD and tape on speaking skills, a Freeman of Australian Rostrum (Vic.) Inc., a member of WellSpring, the RACV Club, the National Trust, and an associate member of the Graduate Union of Melbourne University.
 
 
Ed Dickinson offers three keynote addresses to enhance the skills of your members:
A. “ The Secrets of Selling Yourself ”
B. “ Achieving by Doing ”
C. “ The Power of telling Stories ”.
Why not call him now and book him to address your group ?
 
Also, as a qualified Professional Trainer, Ed Dickinson offers organisations the following half hour tutorials on how to:
 
  • Plan, prepare, and present a simple speech without the use of notes
  • Structure a speech on one topic more than 50 different ways
  • Control nerves when called on to speak in public
  • Care for the voice and improve its timbre
  • Create word pictures in the minds of the listeners in the audience
  • Ask meaningful questions
  • Be able to select the right job applicant through of good interviewing skills
  • Answer questions with confidence and authority
  • Project the right image when being interviewed
  • Understand body language, and use gesture when speaking
  • Be convincing debaters         
  • Be a humourous speaker
  • Develop memory aids
  • Use a Public Address System
  • Read aloud to an audience (and maintain 80% eye contact with the audience)
  • Use visual aids
  • Make impromptu and short notice speeches.
  • Smash through the Glass Ceiling (A session for females in meetings)
  • Be a good listener
  • Pace your presentation, and not overstep the time allowed.
 
 


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