|People expect to be entertained while they learn.|
At some point, every leader must speak to various sized groups. If you regularly:
- Chair meetings
- Must move people to action through an
- Share good or bad news with employees shareholders,
congregants or club members
- Give reports or
describe compelling personal or group experiences to an audience
Ø Lead service clubs like Rotary
Ø Own a business
Ø Lead industry or community associations
Ø MC business or community events
Ø Chair meetings of any type
Ø Participate in politics at any level
Make Them Cry!
Public speaking success comes through engaging your audience. However, to get to that point, you must remove distractions of all kinds.
If you are a Rotarian, you have heard professional speakers, politicians and various business leaders talk to your club who were powerful presenters and masters at technique.
"If your club is like mine, you have also heard a single mom tell how her life was forever changed because of the support your club gave to a community program that fed her family or provided other help.
As she spoke, you heard sniffles and saw tears being wiped away throughout the room because what she said came from her heart. Be authentic. Be yourself. What this post offers are practical tips that will help the real you shine through.