Public Speaking for Students
Professor shares effective speaking with on collaborating for community effect
KNOXVILLE, TN. (November 18, 2011) – Many students take for granted the importance of effective public speaking. However, a local professor shared valuable tips with a local organization on becoming a good public speaker. Dr. Daryl D. Green provided this public speaking seminar to local students, for an event sponsored by the Knoxville Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. on November 18th, 6:30 p.m.; the event was part of training for the chapter oratorical contest in 2012.
Today’s students need help with communication skills.
Jack and Jill of America has a history of helping young people. The organization consist of mothers with children ages 2 to 19, dedicated to nurturing future leaders by supporting children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving, and civic duty.
Jeannie Bonner, President of the Knoxville Chapter of Jack and Jill, set up this seminar to assist local students, stating: “Public speaking is a big part of today’s living. Lots of our kids don’t know how to communicate now due to social media.” Dr. Green has gotten plenty of practice with communications as an adjunct professor at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in for the School of Business. He is a nationally recognized lecturer. Dr. Green feels that one of the most critical skills today in this economic downturn is the ability to communicate, orally and in writing. Dr. Green notes, “Most adults don’t get it! I am fortunate that the Jack and Jill [organization] recognizes the importance of good communications. Successful people know how to communicate their points. This seminar gives these young people a head start.” Dr. Green understands how to assist individuals with employability. Dr. Green is a prolific writer with several renowned books. His last book, Job Strategies for the 21st Century, has been rated number one on Amazon.com.
He has done extensive research on job strategies for today’s future leaders. As a lecturer, Dr. Green attempts to provide individuals with a competitive advantage. Since he started at LMU in 2009, Dr. Green’s students have provided over 1,400 hours of consulting hours to local organizations, such as Bechtel National and Fort Sanders Hospital. His students average over 80 hours per project. Dr. Green has also assisted over 80 students in publishing books to solve regional problems. Dr. Green explains, “Good public speaking gives individuals a competitive advantage. Most people are afraid of doing any public speaking. Employers want individuals who can articulate a good message. Being a good communicator can increase a person’s long-term employability.”
For more information about the book or the author, please contact Donna Gilliard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Green is available for media interviews on the issue of job strategies.
About the Authors
Dr. Daryl Green is a management strategist and nationally-recognized author who has been noted and quoted in major media outlets, including USA Today, Associated Press, Ebony, and BET. He is an adjunct professor at Lincoln Memorial University. His most recent book is called “Don’t Be An Old Fool: Common Sense & Gratitude,” He has spent more than 20 years assisting organizations and individuals with making good decisions. Dr. Green provides a variety of management solutions on nuleadership.wordpress.com or www.darylgreen.org.