Janice Tomich
Janice Tomich believes anyone can become an engaging public speaker - it‘s a muscle that needs to be flexed and challenged for it to grow. She holds a Bachelor of Professional Communication degree from Royal Roads University. Janice is the founder of Calculated Presentations; a communication firm that helps professionals and executives improve their communication skills, create winning presentations and deliver powerful messages to boards, investors, employees, or the marketplace.

Janice works with TED and TEDx speakers getting them prepared to share their “Ideas Worth Spreading”. As a founding member of TEDxKids@BC, a college instructor, and board director with Dan's Legacy, she is inspired by the stories everyone has, many that are simply waiting to be told.

Contact Janice to confidently deliver your next speech or presentation.

Entries by Janice Tomich

3 Ways To Handle Hecklers That I Wish I'd Known Sooner

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2016 | 3:11 PM

Do you know what your audience is thinking when your presentation gets highjacked by a heckler? "Please manage that person and let's get on with it" is usually what's going through their minds.

Hecklers are one of a presenter's worst nightmares.

I can still feel the knots in...

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The Reasons You're Afraid Of Giving That Speech (Aren't What You Think)

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2016 | 5:02 PM

Public speaking evokes many reactions and, having recently completed a series of public speaking sessions with a group of college students, during our first meeting many of them confessed they were apprehensive to take my class. Why? Because of their fear of standing in front of others and giving a...

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Memorizing Your Next Presentation Can Sabotage Your Efforts

(2) Comments | Posted March 1, 2016 | 2:43 PM

Have you noticed the difference between a presenter who has memorized their presentation word for word and one who riffs off key points?

There is a big difference. In fact, it's obvious. The first sounds like the speaker is reading from a script and the delivery is stilted -- a...

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5 Tips For Dealing With Public Speaking Nerves Before They Hit

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 4:03 PM

Presentation anxiety is an evil nemesis if left untamed, and one that even the most seasoned speakers are not immune to. If you're freaked out with nerves you won't be able to remember the speech you've invested many hours creating, engage the people you want to connect with or influence...

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