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Janice Tomich

Executive Speaker Coach

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

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

I can still feel the knots in my stomach when I remember back to my first presentations. I'd sweat about the damage a heckler could do by sidetracking me. I also worried that my credibility would be damaged if I gave away control. I've learned from each time standing at the podium it doesn't have to be this way.
06/03/2016 02:11 EDT
Memorizing Your Next Presentation Can Sabotage Your

Memorizing Your Next Presentation Can Sabotage Your Efforts

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 little too slick. The latter sounds confident, relaxed and strangely more in control.
03/01/2016 02:43 EST
5 Tips For Dealing With Public Speaking Nerves Before They

5 Tips For Dealing With Public Speaking Nerves Before They Hit

We've all heard the story that most people would rather choose death than public speaking. Death wouldn't be my choice. I'd choose the podium. Here's why. When public speaking anxiety rears its ugly head, it can be dampened down and managed easily with practice and a handful of tried-and-tested techniques.
01/29/2016 04:03 EST