1. Listen to your internal dialog.
2. Visualize a positive out come.
3. It's not all your fault.
4. Do you believe in your message, do you have
something to say?
5. Look at your audience as an extension of your
6. Prepare a good introduction and conclusion.
Open with impact, close with direction.
7. Be Natural.
8. Tape Yourself.
9. The audience want speakers who are believable,
dynamic, comfortable, enthusiastic, knowledgeable,
10. A good speaker leaves the audience hungry for
more. Stimulate them to action.
11. Over dress.
12. Read your audience's reaction. Learn to dance
with them. You lead, they will follow.
13. Ask for angled or curved seating, so the
audience can see each other's reactions.
14. Your audience will best remember the first and
last things you discuss, plus those which are
outstanding, relevant, and repeated.
15. FOR A SHORT SPEECH: Identify your topic. Write
the conclusion you want to reach. Write your
attention getting opening. Choose 3 key points
you want to make. Find or create a story or
illustration that proves each point. Add linkage
to bridge the gap between (transitions).
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