A good talk or public speech is like a good play, movie, or song.
It opens by arresting the listener’s attention, develops point by point, and then ends strongly.
The truth is, if you don’t know how to end a speech, the overall message won’t be persuasive and your key points may get lost.
The words you say at the beginning, and especially at the end of your talk, are usually the most persuasive parts of the speech and will be remembered longer than almost any other part of your speech…. Read more
What is the goal of professional speaking?
The goals of professional speaking are to entertain, inform, inspire, and get the audience to take action.
The truth is, in order for your presentation or speech to have its greatest effect you need to be able to entertain and wow your audience.
I’m going to give you 8 presentation skills I use in my speeches to keep my audience on the edge of their seats until the end of my talk…. Read more
There are three components you must know in order to improve your presentation skills for better public speaking. When someone asks me how he can build effective communication skills and improve his public speaking, I quote to him the words of Elbert Hubbard, who said, “The only way to learn to speak is to speak and speak, and speak and speak, and speak and speak and speak.”… Read more
The Art of Public Speaking has been used by persuasive speakers since the beginning of time.
In fact, the course of human history and personal destiny has changed more by the spoken word than by the written word.
Many of the major turning points in your own life happened when someone said something to you that affected you so profoundly that ever afterwards your thinking, your feelings, and your actions were different. The same has been so for large crowds – even countries – when they have listened to successful leaders who know how to speak effectively in public…. Read more