Ten Tips to Gain Confidence in Public Speaking
People who articulate well and display confidence in their oral communication are perceived to possess greater leadership qualities and have increased credibility. Whether you are chairing a meeting, conducting a formal presentation in front of a live audience or simply expressing your viewpoint to an individual or small group -- these effective speaking skills and tips will serve you well.
PRESENTOR: Patricia L. Groff, CLM, is the Office Administrator for the three San Diego County offices of McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP. An ALA Past President and current Chair of ALA’s International Relations Committee, Groff has served on numerous committees and held positions on both the Regional and Chapter level, served as Chair of the 33rd ALA Annual Educational Conference and Exposition, and is the recipient of ALA’s Spirit of ALA Award. She has been an instructor at UC San Diego Extension for several years, teaching classes on Legal Ethics and Career Development, and is a member of the UCSD Extension Paralegal Advisory Board.