Public speaking seminar: Teaching techniques & confidence

{}Speaking in public is something that causes fear and anxiety in a lot of people.{} Surveys have shown that over 50 percent of adults in the United States are terrified of speaking in public, according to the Huffington Post.{} It is something that most people have to do, in some capacity, at least one in their lives.{} Whether it is a business proposal, running a meeting or giving a prayer or testimony at church, there are times when you have to step up to the front of the room and make coherent and confident words come out of your mouth.{} For people who need a little help making that happen, there is a seminar for you.Ward Communications Consulting, LLC, of Birmingham is holding a half-day seminar for people.{} It's called "Fearless Public Speaking."{} The seminar by Ward Communications Consulting will teach participants how to deliver speeches with confidence, tame their stage fright and use proven techniques to become effective public speakers. {}The seminar will be September 25, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until noon at The Club.{} Registration and breakfast starts at 8 a.m.; the seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. The registration fee is $69; materials included.{} To register or for more information, visit or call 205-335-8607.Ward Communications Consulting representatives say they believe everyone can be an effective public speaker with the right tools and training.{}{}