Seven Principles For Effective
Public Speaking
Facilitated by
Gary Ryan
Organisations That Matter®
©Copyright Organisation...
Principle 1
What’s the point?
Principle 1
What’s the point?
Know your core message
What’s the point?
1. Know
your key
message
2. Tell them
what you
are going to
tell them
3. Tell them
4. Tell them
what you...
Principle 2
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Principle 2
Nerves are okay
Nerves are normal – it’s how you
interpret them that matters!
Principle 2: Nerves are okay
Be yourself! Be genuine
Nerves are normal - It is how you
interpret them that matters
Nerves ...
Principle 3
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Plan, prepare & practice
Principle 3
Plan, prepare &
practice
Everything flows from proper
planning, preparation & practice
Plan
• Time
• Message
• Venue
• Equipment
• Stories/examples
• Storyboard
Prepare
• Know your audience
• Dress standards
•...
Storyboard
• Housekeeping & preparationWelcome & Introduction
• TipsPrinciple 1
• TipsPrinciple 2
• TipsPrinciple 3
• Tips...
Principle 4
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Plan, prepare & practice
Use & develop your voice skills
Principle 4
Use & develop your
voice skills
Use your voice to engage your
audience
Principle 4: use & develop your voice
skills
Your voice is
like a
musical
instrument
Speak to ‘the
back of the
room’
Speak...
Principle 5
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Plan, prepare & practice
Use & develop your voice skills
Body language matte...
Principle 5
Body language
matters!
Ensure that your body language is
consistent with your message
Principle 6
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Plan, prepare & practice
Use & develop your voice skills
Body language matte...
Principle 6
Perform!
Public speaking is a performance – so
perform!
Principle 6: Perform!
Taps in to all the other
principles
Perform – but BE YOURSELF!
Share real stories/examples
‘make the...
Principle 7
What’s the point?
Nerves are okay
Plan, prepare & practice
Use & develop your voice skills
Body language matte...
Principle 7
Master technology!
From PowerPoint to clickers to
microphones
Principle 7: Master technology
Microphones
Screens
Lights
PowerPoint/Keynote
Remote Clickers
Contingency Plans
PowerPoint/Keynote
Minimise text – talk to your slides
Provide handouts instead of all slides
Aim for 1 message per click
...
Connect with me
Gary Ryan
@garyryans
www.facebook.com/YesForSuccess
www.orgsthatmatter.com
www.planforpersonalsuccess.com
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Seven Principles For Effective Public Speaking

  1. 1. Seven Principles For Effective Public Speaking Facilitated by Gary Ryan Organisations That Matter® ©Copyright Organisations That Matter® 2014
  2. 2. Principle 1 What’s the point?
  3. 3. Principle 1 What’s the point? Know your core message
  4. 4. What’s the point? 1. Know your key message 2. Tell them what you are going to tell them 3. Tell them 4. Tell them what you told them
  5. 5. Principle 2 What’s the point? Nerves are okay
  6. 6. Principle 2 Nerves are okay Nerves are normal – it’s how you interpret them that matters!
  7. 7. Principle 2: Nerves are okay Be yourself! Be genuine Nerves are normal - It is how you interpret them that matters Nerves are your body’s way of preparing – harness this energy Self talk is critical • “I’m nervous because I care!” • “I’ll be right once I get going” • “If I get stuck I’ll repeat my core message”
  8. 8. Principle 3 What’s the point? Nerves are okay Plan, prepare & practice
  9. 9. Principle 3 Plan, prepare & practice Everything flows from proper planning, preparation & practice
  10. 10. Plan • Time • Message • Venue • Equipment • Stories/examples • Storyboard Prepare • Know your audience • Dress standards • Protocols • “What if....?” • Arrive early and test • Notes – self/audience Practice •As much as possible •Record yourself •Imagine success!
  11. 11. Storyboard • Housekeeping & preparationWelcome & Introduction • TipsPrinciple 1 • TipsPrinciple 2 • TipsPrinciple 3 • TipsPrinciple 4 • TipsPrinciple 5 • TipsPrinciple 6 • TipsPrinciple 7 • Contact details/call to actionThank you and close
  12. 12. Principle 4 What’s the point? Nerves are okay Plan, prepare & practice Use & develop your voice skills
  13. 13. Principle 4 Use & develop your voice skills Use your voice to engage your audience
  14. 14. Principle 4: use & develop your voice skills Your voice is like a musical instrument Speak to ‘the back of the room’ Speak to people – spot them and speak to them – just for a moment When telling stories, step in/out of character Use the power of silence
  15. 15. Principle 5 What’s the point? Nerves are okay Plan, prepare & practice Use & develop your voice skills Body language matters!
  16. 16. Principle 5 Body language matters! Ensure that your body language is consistent with your message
  17. 17. Principle 6 What’s the point? Nerves are okay Plan, prepare & practice Use & develop your voice skills Body language matters! Perform!
  18. 18. Principle 6 Perform! Public speaking is a performance – so perform!
  19. 19. Principle 6: Perform! Taps in to all the other principles Perform – but BE YOURSELF! Share real stories/examples ‘make the song your own’
  20. 20. Principle 7 What’s the point? Nerves are okay Plan, prepare & practice Use & develop your voice skills Body language matters Perform! Master technology!
  21. 21. Principle 7 Master technology! From PowerPoint to clickers to microphones
  22. 22. Principle 7: Master technology Microphones Screens Lights PowerPoint/Keynote Remote Clickers Contingency Plans
  23. 23. PowerPoint/Keynote Minimise text – talk to your slides Provide handouts instead of all slides Aim for 1 message per click When complex ‘Build the slide’ – animation Use images to support the message Minimise ‘dot points’ (Convert to Smart Art) Use pictures/models
  24. 24. Connect with me Gary Ryan @garyryans www.facebook.com/YesForSuccess www.orgsthatmatter.com www.planforpersonalsuccess.com
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