Getting Your Speech The Attention That It Deserves

When we create a speech that we’ll be giving, we work hard to make it the best speech possible. We spend time thinking about what points we want to communicate to our audience, we pick the words that we’ll use with care, and we then practice just exactly how we’re going to go about delivering … Read moreGetting Your Speech The Attention That It Deserves

How To Use An Elevator Pitch To Start Your Next Speech

For years and years folks in sales and people who are looking for a job have been reminded of the importance of public speaking and told to master their “elevator pitch”. This pitch is a set of one or two short pre-scripted sentences that tell someone who you are and what you do. When you … Read moreHow To Use An Elevator Pitch To Start Your Next Speech

Speakers Need To Use A Hook To Catch Their Audience’s Attention

When you start a speech, you know that the first few words that come out of your mouth have to be interesting to your audience. However, I’m going to take that thought one step further – your first words have to “hook” your audience’s interest. What you say has to catch them off guard, has … Read moreSpeakers Need To Use A Hook To Catch Their Audience’s Attention