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The speaker’s responsibility

When you’re the speaker, it is a good idea to participate in the creation of your introduction. In this excerpt from my presentation based on Toastmaster’s International’s “Better Speaker” series of educational presentations, I talk about your responsibility as a … Continue reading

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Drafting an introduction

It is always safer to draft your own introduction rather than leave it to chance that the host will introduce your presentation in an effective way. In this second of five excerpts from a presentation based on Toastmaster’s International’s “Better … Continue reading

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General essentials of creating an introduction

Now that you know the difference between an introduction and an opening, let’s go into how to create an introduction. In this first of five excerpts from a presentation based on Toastmaster’s International’s “Better Speaker” series of educational presentations, I … Continue reading

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An Introduction is not an Opening

Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed something interesting. A lot of people get confused about the difference between an introduction and an opening. They couldn’t be more different, but people mix up the words. So let me set you … Continue reading

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