When I was competing on the speech team in high school, one of the fellow contestants gave his entire speech to the black board … his back to the rest of us in the room. Obviously, he was having some eye contact issues … there was none. Hopefully, you won’t […]
Monthly Archives: July 2012
One way to communicate your message is through body language and gesture while you speak. In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to do just that. To review: Keep your hands out of your pockets Use interesting, non-traditional […]
You’ve come to the end of what you wanted to say in your presentation. How do you end the speech properly? In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to develop and organize your speech. &nbps; The purpose of a speech’s […]
Once you’ve grabbed your audience’s interest, you have to provide them with the content of your speech in a logical way. In this excerpt from a workshop for teens about public speaking, I share some tips on how to develop and organize your speech. To review: Develop your […]
There are plenty of ways to organize your speech, but all of them are, in reality, modifications and enhancements of the basic organizational structure I discuss in this video.
To review, I suggested two basic organizational frameworks:
In June, I had the opportunity to teach a group of young adults about public speaking. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing excerpts from the 45-minute presentation with you. Last week I shared my story. Today, I talk about the benefits of public speaking. For more information about […]