Effective public speaking.

Standard
  1.  Visit the room.

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2. Mindset. Build it up. Speak to 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 300, 1 000 etc….

Self belief.

”say it to me as a friend.”

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3. Prepare.

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4 major ideas.

write more than enough material.

Reasonably formal vocab. Who are you speaking to?

do not use abbreviations unless EVERYONE will understand.

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4. appearance.

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5. eye contact. look at foreheads.

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6. no lengthy introductions.

Step up. wait for quiet. breathe. then start.

You can admit to nerves. self deprecating humour.

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7. speak slowly. pause at punctuation.

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8. Variety. speed, tone, volume.

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9. Enjoy it or pretend to.  Be confident or trick yourself into being confident.

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10. do not fill time. If you have finished before set time that is ok. Running over set time can also be ok.

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11. strong finale. repetition.

 

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About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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