Fearless Public Speaking Lessons
Getting it right
ps1-1. Fearless public speaking
ps1-2. Remember why
ps1-3. Have something to say
ps1-4. Know your time limits
ps1-5. Research your topic
ps1-6. Write your introduction
ps1-7. The leave behind
Preparing your speech
ps2-1. Create your title
ps2-2. Start with your ending
ps2-3. Find your opening
ps2-4. Don't memorize, outline
ps2-5. Show, don't just tell
ps2-6. Hands on training
ps2-7. Speaking, not just words
Making your presentation
ps3-1. Room setup
ps3-2. Schmooze your audience
ps3-3. Get the right light
ps3-4. Silence is loud
ps3-5. Gaze not glance
ps3-6. Dress for success
In this chapter, we focused on the different parts that go into preparing your speech.
You learned the importance of creating an intriguing title because it has many uses besides just being your speech title.
We prepared a solid conclusion that can double as a call to action.
You learned how to create a dynamic speech opening to draw in your audience after your introduction.
We covered how to remember the middle part of your speech without memorizing it or reading from notes.
You learned that words alone do not make a good speech. We did not just cover choosing the right kind of words. We reviewed your delivery, adjusting your speaking tone, body language, and hand gestures.
We covered how a speech is often about telling a story which can be written or spoken which you adjust depending on your purpose.
You worked from published stories to practice showing and telling.
We covered how to create images using words when you do not have photographs or videos to show.
ps2-8p. Review - practice
Record on video without notes highlights of what you learned in this chapter. No longer than two minutes. Test and time it first so you do not go over time.