When you prepare for your speech or presentation, ALWAYS understand what your audience is thinking.
Most speakers fail to ask themselves these 3 questions about their audience before they speak.
Remember these 3 public speaking tips when preparing to speak!
It sounds simple, but many people don't know how to give or receive compliments effectively. Here's how to do it well!
Getting up just after 4 am each morning for training. Actually, not for training, but simply to stand outside in the -55 degree Regina winter air, standing at attention, waiting to be called into the gymnasium...just to stand at attention AGAIN!
“Everyone wants to win, but not everyone is willing to prepare to win.” (Bobby Knight)
What deters most people in the pursuit of their goals and desires is rarely what they actually have to do. It is the preparation before doing what they have to do. Most people are lazy. They want the success without the sweat.
Before you speak, you probably know that you need to write your speech, practice, and prepare before hand. However, there are steps that you can take on the day of your talk, just before you speak, that will prepare you for an even better result. These 5 steps are simple, yet they can make the difference between appearing polished and professional, as opposed to appearing unenergized and disconnected.
Follow these 5 “Prep Steps” before you speak, and you will notice an immediate upgrade to your talks.
Kwesi Millington helps speakers, presenters and youth to connect with their audiences and master their messages using the power of storytelling in their speeches & presentations. He is a Certified Public Speaking Coach & Youth Mentor.