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To many, the art of Speakership doesn’t come naturally. To be a dynamic, confident and engaging public speaker, you may want to consider these tips when presenting.

  1. Say something worthwhile!
  2. Nerves are a result of incorrect focus.
  3. Turn on before you turn up.
  4. Be prepared.
  5. Make your answers broadly interesting.
  6. Move with purpose.
  7. Don’t read your speech!
  8. Show your point while you tell it.
  9. Don’t make too many points.
  10. Ask and tell your audience something.
  11. You are the presenter.
  12. Say the same thing differently.
  13. People connect to emotions and energy.
  14. Tell difficult people less detail.
  15. Stay true to yourself.
  16. Acknowledge interference.
  17. Know how to use the tools you have.
  18. Work less when you speak in public.
  19. Make a difference.
  20. Only consider qualified feedback.
  21. The best use a coach!

In my Speakership week, I will be expanding on each of these elements, and ensuring you capture each during the speech writing and workshop building processes.

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