I’m Dr. Tony Smith, owner of Public Speaking 411. I provide public speaking coaching, training, guidance, and motivation in a clear, effective manner. From organizing and delivering a speech or presentation, to reducing “filler” words (uh, uhm, like, you know, etc.), to dealing with public speaking fear and anxiety – I have the passion and experience to help you succeed. I work with groups and individuals, with services tailored to clients' specific needs. I can meet on Zoom or in person.
As a professor, author, and consultant with over 25 years' experience in the speech communication field, I love helping people succeed. I teach communication and public speaking courses at St. Petersburg College (Seminole, Florida). I was listed in The Princeton Review's The Best 300 Professors In America, and was recognized as the third-highest-rated professor in America on the Rate My Professors website in 2012. I'm the author of Finish Your Damn Speech! (available in eBook, Paperback, and