Sean Dwan wins awards for public speaking

Following on from his recent win in his Area Contest – Sean Dwan – Founder of Speak for Success International, scooped yet another victory in the Division Humorous Speech Contest, held in the Charleville Park Hotel, Co. Cork recently.

Sean will now contest the District Final in Norwich, UK in May 2019.

As well as great humour in his speech, Sean demonstrated his speaking and leadership skills as well as his ability to motivate, persuade and inspire others.  His ability to command the audience’s attention for every second, was marvellous.

Sean Dwan (Left) receiving the trophy from Division Director – Larry Lyons, following his recent win for his Humorous Speech.

Benefit of Powerful Presentations


Delivering powerful presentations to groups in public with conviction, authority and confidence is magical.


It permeates your Being:


More importantly, a powerful presentation will : –


  • Showcase Your Business


  • Give your customers/clients confidence in You


  • Help you to sell your products and services


  • Will enable you to provide solutions to your potential clients

What will I do if my mind blanks completely?

What will I do if My Mind Blanks completely during a

Presentation or a speech” ?


You can do any one or more of the following :


1    Be sure to have LARGE, easy to read Notes, so you can access them quickly


2    Turn it over to some kind of Audience Involvement


3    Ask the Audience – Now Where was I ??


4    Think about – What is the topic and what are the 2 Most Important Things

                               I want to Talk about


5    Walk over to the Flipchart and start writing something



The above remedies will get you back on track again.

Key Tips for Networking in Business

There are a number of ways to enhance your Business, for example


–    Social Media

–    Testimonials

–    Referrals

–    Networking


NETWORKING provides people with the opportunity to meet other like minded

people.  NETWORKING is not about selling to other people, but making initial contact

on a face to face basis. 


Networkers can then decide if a subsequent meeting would be a good idea.


NETWORKING  –   Face to Face meetings is the best way to meet other people

where you can enhance your business and you can enhance theirs.


Remember “Givers Gain”  –  when you network, think of how you can help

other people.  The benefits to you as a result, will be great.



If you can speak in public with conviction, confidence and authority, you will

be a very good Networker, and your business will definitely grow.

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