How to Start a Speech

I once read somewhere that “… it all starts when someone decides to sell something”. I’m paraphrasing, of course.

A major part of that “selling” is persuasive speech, or public speaking, broadly speaking. Belonging to the profession of Brand Marketing and having spent 9 years or so teaching adults (undergrads and grad students), I, by default, developed skills in this area. I also get nervous in the stomach when I have a presentation to make, but I have learnt to harness that nervousness into impactful delivery of words. Or so I’d like to think 🙂

Another thing I’d like to mention here is that one does not have to be an extrovert to be a good public speaker or presenter. Case in point, I.

Just skimming through content on YouTube, I came across this good advice and thought of sharing here.

Conor Neill

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