Art of Public Speaking

pfs2015The Washington Post reported that Americans fear public speaking over Heights, Snakes, Drowning, Needles, Zombies, Clowns and Ghosts.

A survey of human resource officials revealed that only 25% of today’s college graduates enter the workforce with well-developed speaking skills.



Providing students with techniques to enhance their public speaking.

  • Develop speaking skills that freshmen can use NOW in high school.
  • Useful tips on how to reduce fears of public speaking when giving an oral report.
  • Improve listening, enhance classroom skills, help express ideas and
    influence others.
  • Public speaking is a great self-esteem booster and builds courage among shy freshmen.
  • Instill good public speaking habits that freshmen can use for the rest of their lives.

Common problems are:

  • Fear
  • Stuttering
  • Shyness
  • Lack of Preparation
  • Embarrassed to Participate
  • Fear of Being Wrong
  • Language Barriers

Speaking From Experience

Reduce public speaking fears in students, allowing the student to transfer these skills to other classes, communities, college, and jobs.

of=50,480,319 (3)Dale’s time on stage begins as a party. In one moment, students are laughing hysterically, moving their hands, and shouting at the top of their lungs.

Yet only minutes later, that same room is silent; students find themselves hanging on to every word of Dale’s heartfelt and challenging message. It is at this point that the students in attendance realize they are no longer watching a presentation to an audience of hundreds or even thousands—they are hearing their own personal call to action.

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Teachers will detect a balanced presentation between a professional speaker and a good-humored entertainer.

Dale shares his 30+ years of personal experience gained as a professional educator, speaker, and entertainer.

His goal is to share his techniques with high school students in overcoming their fear of public speaking.

  • 45 Minute Presentation
  • Audience Participation
  • Q & A Session

Long-term Benefits

Reducing public speaking fears helps students in areas of…

  • public speaking
  • critical thinking
  • managing conflict constructively
  • leadership skills
  • conducting effective business meetings
  • solving problems as a member of a group or team.

“Great presentation, but what really stood out to me was how well the kids enjoyed the presentation.” Jim Musser, Oak Forest High School

Let’s Talk Today – Art of Public Speaking – Call (708) 744-0234

  • Motivational Speaker, Dale ObrochtaPresenter at TEDx Naperville
  • Masters Degree in Communication and Training
  • 30+ Years as a Professional Entertainer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • V.P. Of Public Relations for the Orland Park Toastmasters
  • Married and father of two sons.

Most Popular Types of Events Include

  • Student Leadership Conferences
  • High School Assemblies
  • Teen Summit Programs
  • Back-to-School Orientations
  • Student Leader Trainings and Retreats