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Be the go-to platform for everything related to public speaking and communication skills so people from all walks of life can speed up their journey of becoming an impactful communicator in your personal or professional life.
 

What we do

Get personalized training from our expert coach for periods ranging from 3 to 6 months. It’s all virtual so you can be anywhere in the world to access our training! Learn more.

We started by giving out truly valuable information (for free) and that’s what we continue to do even today. Check out our blog pages on Speech Writing and Speech Delivery to learn more about the various nuances of public speaking & communications.

We found so many people looking for inspiration to name their own speeches. So, we created a host of them divided by speech type. Check them out here for your next speech!
This organization is close to our hearts. If you’re an existing or potential member, go check out this page for a whole bunch of resources. 
hrideep with pug

About Hrideep Barot

hrideep with pug
Yes, I LOVE dogs. Also, if you’re wondering why is there a picture of me holding a bad-ass pug, that’s cause all my pictures on stage where I am actually speaking in public, are simply TERRIBLE.

But I digress…

Speaking on stage (or communication in general) did not come naturally to me. I would hate knowing that I had to put myself out there in front of people. College presentations, family gatherings, business presentations – regardless of what the situation was, I would dread it. I knew I would have to fix this somewhere. Upskilling communication skills and my ability to speak would be beneficial to me no matter what career or path I end up on (I honestly do not possess any cool talents anyway. So this was more a NEED than a WANT).

So, with a deep sigh, I went for it…

After a bunch of reading, online courses, offline classes, Toastmaster meetings and TONS of embarrassing moments, things have changed. Have I transformed myself into this AMAZING public speaker? No. But I have come to the conclusion that communication and public speaking skills, just like most other skills, are learnable.

And that’s the purpose of this website, to showcase the lessons that I have learned (and still learning) from my stage experiences and mentors over all these years. Hopefully, at least one of these articles will help save you from some (ok, MANY) embarrassing stage moments like I had to face!

A few of my modest accomplishments:

  • Successfully completing the public speaking course at the Indo-American Society
  • Winning gold in the Toastmasters Evaluation contest and bronze in the Division round
  • Multiple ‘Best Speaker’ awards at Toastmasters while mentoring several newcomers
  • Co-founding SoBo Toastmasters. An initiative that genuinely added value to people living in South Mumbai who wanted a platform to practice their communication close to their home. Here is us at our very first meeting back in 2018 (excuse the poor image quality):
If you have any questions on public speaking or communication, I would love to help out! You can email at hrideep@franticallyspeaking.com or connect with me on LinkedIn.

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Learning public speaking is a very personal journey. Why? Because each person is so different and has a different voice, so the sooner you find your unique voice, the better you will be able to communicate. That’s where 1:1 coaching becomes the most effective method of learning public speaking and overcoming stage fright. 
 
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