PSA: There’s no reason you have to go through life like a pre-princess Mia Thermopolis and succumb to an anxiety-induced barfing fit whenever you’re behind a podium.
No, this isn’t our way of telling you that you’re the long-lost heir to a faraway throne (sorry). Rather, it’s a nudge in the direction of three affordable public speaking classes that just went on sale in the Mashable Shop. By enrolling today, you can get well on your way to mastering proven presentation techniques that’ll help you command a crowded room.
Take your pick from any of the following options:
1. The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course
Whether you’re set to speak in a personal or professional setting, instructor Chris Haroun has got you covered with 16 hours of speech-delivering tips and tricks. Across 206 lectures, the award-winning business school professor, venture capitalist, and ex-Goldman Sachs staffer goes over the entire process of putting together a compelling spiel. (That includes everything from structuring your argument to identifying with your audience and using body language to your advantage.) As an added bonus, everyone who enrolls in this class will get access to 25 speech guides and more than 50 slide templates for all sorts of different speaking occasions.
Valued at $200, you can score lifetime access to this course for just $11.99 — a ridiculous markdown of almost 95%.
The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course lifetime access — $11.99
2. Become an Engaging Presenter with Andrew Whelan
Get this: The process of creating and giving a presentation at work can actually be pleasant — fun, even. Don’t believe us? Career coach and comedy vet Andrew Whelan will prove it to you in a class that’ll take up just two hours of your time. In that short period, the Late Night with Conan O’Brien alum will teach you how to prioritize your message, prep your story, improve your vocal strength, manage anxiety, read an audience’s cues, and much more — all for less than ten bucks. What have you got to lose?
Mashable readers can sign up for lifetime access to Whelan’s course for only $9.99 — a 65% discount on its original price of $29.
Become an Engaging Presenter with Andrew Whelan lifetime access — $9.99
3. Powerful Communication Owns the Room with Bill Hoogterp
“Who TF is Bill Hoogterp?” you might be wondering, to which we’d respond like so: He’s the founder and CEO of a leadership development program that trains top executives in public speaking, and he’s made his expertise accessible in the form of this three-day online workshop. Throughout more than 25 hours of content you’ll devour via HD video lessons, you’ll discover how to expertly read your audience and keep them engaged using tools like humor and crowd engagement. You’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned to all sorts of situations, from sales pitches to business presentations, ensuring all your speeches are memorable going forward.
Lifetime access to this course normally retails for $99, but you can snag it for just $19.99 and save 79% when you visit our shop within the next couple days.