The Impact of Your First Public Speech

By Jane Atkinson

Imagine you are a 10-year-old boy and your teacher asks you to emcee a Remembrance Day (Canada) ceremony in honor of veterans.  The entire school will be there along with parents and you have never spoken in front of a large audience before. This was the exact situation that my grandson, Jayden, found himself in just a week or so ago. Essentially, he was going to be giving his first public speech. When we were first […]