Would you read this if it didn’t draw you in? Then don’t expect your audience to listen to you if your talk doesn’t do the same. When you open your speech with a bang, you get the attention of the audience. This is a very important stage in your speech. […]
Every time I stand up to give a speech, my stomach does flip flops because, for some reason, my body thinks that standing up in front of an audience to speak is just like facing a great danger to my person. My body prepares for fight or flight. I’m sure […]
Are you a natural-born good speaker?
Unless you just took to the stage like a fish to water, you are more likely to be among the majority of the population that takes to public speaking more like a newborn calf — wobbly at first, but gaining ability through experience.
You don’t need to be born with the gift of eloquence in order to be good at public speaking. Like a lot of skills, public speaking can be learned. And, luckily enough, there are plenty of training opportunities available to you. Here are just a few:
Public speaking skills can take you far. The benefits of being a good public speaker do not only stop at name recognition. You can take control of your time, build a business around your core expertise, travel as much or as little as you like and more. Having a public […]