Blog: Public Speaking Tips & Advice

How to Introduce a Speaker

Of all the facets of public speaking, introductions are probably the most abused. This is because we fail to determine the objective, the purpose and the desired result.

How seldom do we hear an introduction which is really not much more than a partial biography, uninteresting, without structure, stumbled through, essentially, merely going through the motions? 

Who cares whether…

Three Questions

Before starting a training session there are three questions in the heads of the participants that need to be answered. And until they have all been satisfied there is no point in starting the programme.

The three questions are:

1 Why am I here? 2 What am I going to get out of this? 3 Why am I listening to you?

If you are lucky some or all of these questions…