Organizing a Speech for Effective Delivery Part 3 of 3

This article is a continuation of http://www.betterpublicspeaking.com/organizing-a-speech-for-effective-delivery-part-2-of-3 Last week we wrote about how to organise a speech using various speech outlines or speech structures such as Chronological, Spatial, Causal, Comparative, Topical & Problem-Solution. This week, we’ll move on to attention grabbing techniques in the opening of a speech & the importance of having smooth transitions in a presentation. Attention Grabbing Techniques Some techniques to use to craft a strong introduction would be: Starting with a bold or challenging statement A quotation which relates to speech A bold body movement An Continue Reading →

Organizing a Speech for Effective Delivery Part 2 of 3

This article is a continuation of http://www.betterpublicspeaking.com/organizing-a-speech-for-effective-delivery-part-1-of-3 Last week we wrote about how to organise a speech using the Introduction, Body & Conclusion structure. We also emphasised that the speech must be easy to understand, remember, follow, believe & enjoyable. This week, we will explore other aspects of speech organisation. To have an organized speech, you need to firstly select a topic you will talk about. This will sound a lot easier than it seems, especially for novice speakers. Once you take the first step, the rest will follow. Topic Continue Reading →