If you want to create a great public speech then you need to nail the opening. The opening will cause your audience to either listen in to what you have to say or to pull out their phone and start browsing through Facebook. Your opening is so important. You want to create an opening that shocks […]
[youtube id=”4I0YSq34-CM” mode=”normal” align=”center”] Most people start their speeches in a horrible way, so boring. I want to show you how to start a speech in public speaking. There are 2 things you want to do: 1) You want to establish with the audience what’s in it for them. Why should I give my attention to
[youtube id=”i_Jf__jKyIk” mode=”normal” align=”center”] Imagine the most non-funny persons you know. That boring person who sits in the corner never says anything interesting and just has no excitement about them at all. Now imagine that person came to you and say: “I am going to become a professional comedian. What do you think, hey?” You
An icebreaker is an activity in public speaking that is designed to engage the audience and break the ice to get them ready to hear what you’re about to say. However, many of the icebreakers out there that the internet sites recommend are pretty average at best and in most cases downright awkward to use.
[powerpress] This is my first interview for Public Speaking Power and I was absolutely stoked to have Tim Paige come on and talk to us about how to host a great interview. Tim gives pointers about overcoming nervousness, creating a great introduction and asking compelling questions that bring out stories…not 2 word answers. I know
[powerpress] The beginning of your public speech is the most important part and if you don’t hit the nail on the head then you lose your audience immediately. If you don’t engage your audience in the first five/ten seconds of your opening speech then they’re already going to be on their phone, they’re already going to