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Workshop on public speaking by opti_ma

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  2. 2. Session I Ashraful Haque Trainer & Instructor optiMA HR Solutions Session II M Murshed Haider, FCMI Corporate Coach optiMA HR Solutions
  3. 3. Public Speaking
  4. 4. Learning Agenda  Ins and out’s  Myths and Realities  Planning Steps  Tips & Techniques  Do’s and Don’ts
  5. 5. “Public speaking is the art of diluting a two minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary”
  6. 6. What is public speaking? organized, prepared, speech based mode of communication Inform, involve, persuade or convince wider groups However, it can be unprepared and unstructured as well
  7. 7. “To be a Public Speaker is to have a story to tell”
  8. 8. Successful Speakers Manage to inspire audiences to take actions Audiences leave with the wish of doing something The power to inspire has names: Charisma, Persuasion, Influence Whatever we call it, it all comes to the ability to move people
  9. 9. Modes of Speech Impromptu Speech Memorized Speech Extemporane ous Speech  Given without previous preparation  Speaker is asked or prompted for some reason to talk on the spur of the moment
  10. 10. Modes of Speech Impromptu Speech Memorized Speech Extemporane ous Speech  Also known as speaking from manuscript or memory  Appropriate or required in cases where the speaker’s word may reflect the official policy of a business or nation
  11. 11. Modes of Speech Impromptu Speech Memorized Speech Extemporane ous Speech  Speaker builds his compositions prior to presentation but creates his language during the time of speaking  Talking is made with final outline as guide
  12. 12. The average adult retains 1 0% 20% 30% 40% 70% 90% of what we read of what we hear of what we see of what we hear & see of what we say of what we say and do
  13. 13. CONFIDENCE
  14. 14. Being on the spotlight is the ONLY fear that breaks your confidence
  15. 15. Public speaking myths & realities
  16. 16. Myth #1 Good speakers are born, not made “I was not born as a good speaker, so I am a hopeless case” 1 Reality #1 People are not born as good speakers. They require preparation and practice in order to become effective speakers
  17. 17. Myth #2 I failed first time I spoke in front of people, so I will fail again 2 Reality #2 Many successes start with failure. Thomas Watson, the President of FBI says, “In order to succeed, double your failure rate”
  18. 18. Myth #3 If I follow exactly what someone says and does, I will be as effective as that person. 3 Reality #3 Other peoples styles are extremely useful as models, but you must present in the way that is most comfortable and effective for you.
  19. 19. Myth #4 People who speak and look confident do not feel nervous 4 Reality #4 Most speakers experience some type of nervous energy that they acknowledge but try to transform it into positive energy
  20. 20. Myth #5 People who speak well have an innate talent for giving impromptu talks. 5 Reality #5 Impromptu speakers prepare as much as possible and use some type of structured format even when speaking impromptu.
  21. 21. Myth #6 Everyone has to love me and my talk or I am a failure. 6 Reality #6 It does not matter if people like or dislike you or your talk. What is important is that you are confident in the subject matter.
  22. 22. Myth #7 Every presentation I do must be perfect. 7 Reality #7 The knowledgeable speaker is always aware of the possibility of mistakes, and should not expect a completely flawless performance.
  24. 24. GREAT SPEECHES Lincoln Luthar King Kennedy All men are created equal I have a dream Ask not what your country can do for you Roosevelt The only thing we have to fear is fear itself Bangabandhu Ebarer shongram …
  25. 25. Public speaking Planning Steps
  26. 26. Step 1  Conquer Your Fear Step 2  Know Your Audience Step 3  Organize Your Speech Step 4  Present Your Speech Step 5  Non-Verbal Communication Step 6  Visual Aids Step 7  Managing Questions
  27. 27. Conquer Your Fear
  28. 28. Top 10 Fears Amongst Asians Isn’t the fear common??? 1. Speaking before a group 2. Heights 3. Insects and bugs 4. Financial Problems 5. Deep Water 6. Sickness 7. Death 8. Flying 9. Loneliness 10. Dogs • Fear of being laughed at • Fear of making mistake • Fear of forgetting what they are going to say • Fear of rejection • Fear that no one will respond • Fear that someone will question, they can’t answer
  29. 29. Overcoming Fear Mentally • Spend more time preparing than speaking • Know your opening and know your closing Logistically • Visit the place ahead of your speaking • If speak on a stage, get acquaint • Practice microphone and adjust voice Physically • For small group-shake hand • For larger group- make eye contact • Revolve your look between audiences
  30. 30. Know Your Audience
  31. 31. 4 types of audiences 1. Prisoner • This is the person who does not want to be here. You will find him or her inattentive 2. Vacationer • This is the person who volunteers to go to any seminar, figuring it is better to be in a meeting than at work or home. 3. Graduate • This is the person who thinks he does not need to be here because he already knows everything 4. Student • The attentive, hard-working, model audience who wants to hear what you have to say.
  32. 32. Organize Your Speech
  33. 33.  Know your topic  Organization of you speech  Add spark to you talk  Write your speech  Practice
  34. 34. Organization of your speech 10% time Roof: Closing 80% time Pillars: Core Message, Key points 10% time Foundation: Opening
  35. 35. Present Your Speech
  36. 36. 7 tips 1. Know the topic of your presentation inside and out 2. Practice your delivery. Don’t Memorize 3. Pay attention to audience. Make them comfortable 4. Power of PAUSE 5. Do Not Speak to Your Slides (10/20/30 rule) 6. Body Language 7. Have a backup plan
  37. 37. Non-Verbal Communication
  38. 38. 1. Hand movement 5 tips 2. Voice modulation 3. Podium 4. Eye contact 5. Body
  39. 39. Visual Aids
  40. 40. Options 1. Should you memorize? 2. Written speech 3. Writing on hand or finger! 4. Key points on a piece of paper (image) 5. Power Point
  41. 41. Managing Questions
  42. 42. 1. Always seek questions from audience 5 Tips 2. Be prepared for the common questions 3. Thank the questioner – buy the time 4. Don’t bluff 5. Ask the audience for the answer
  43. 43. Public DOs Speaking DON’Ts
  44. 44. DOs  Tell stories  Use examples  Organize your speech well  Finish strongly
  45. 45. DON’Ts  Just read your speech  Use big complex words/jargon  Be boring and monotonous  Show complex slides
  46. 46. RECAP So we now know...  What is public speaking  Public speaking myths and realities  Public speaking planning steps  Public speaking DOs & DON’Ts
  47. 47. See You All 
  48. 48. Nurturing Your Inside, Bringing Change Find us... optiMAHRSolutions