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Gain condidence, visibility and opportunities by improving your public speaking skills in five simple steps.

Gain condidence, visibility and opportunities by improving your public speaking skills in five simple steps.

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  • 1. Pump up Your Public Speaking Skills Five Simple Steps
  • 2. There are two types of speakers: Those that are nervous and those that are liars. Mark Twain
  • 3. So what’s in it for you?
  • 4. Confidence .
  • 5. Visibility
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  • 7. How do I improve my speaking ability?
  • 8. 5 Simple Steps
  • 9.  
  • 10. Needs Knowledge Level Attitudes Demographics
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  • 16. What are the elephants in the room?
  • 17. 3 Questions
    • What do I want the audience to feel, think or do?
    • What does the audience already know about the topic?
    • What is the purpose of the presentation?
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  • 21. What was Dr. King’s message?
  • 22. You must be able to crystallize your message into a single sentence or phrase…
  • 23. Develop a 15-30 second “elevator pitch” for the presentation.
  • 24. ‘ You can increase your confidence, visibility and opportunities by improving your public speaking skills. It takes five simple steps…”
  • 25. Structure is vital.
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  • 28. The introduction gets the audience’s attention …
  • 29. Get’s the audience on board…
  • 30. … and establishes your credibility.
  • 31. Drama is nice…
  • 32. … but only if it suits your style.
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  • 35. The Body can use any organizational method you choose…
  • 36. Problem/Solution
  • 37. State the problem.
  • 38. State the whys.
  • 39. State your solution.
  • 40. Cause/Effect
  • 41. State the cause. Show the effect.
  • 42. Chronological
  • 43. Topical
  • 44. Journalistic
  • 45. Journalistic
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  • 48. The conclusion summarizes and gives a call to action.
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  • 55. Visual Aids are great IF they enhance the message.
  • 56. Not all visual aids have to be slides.
  • 57. If you use slides
    • Don’t put random images on them.
    • Decoration does not enhance learning.
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  • 59. Use fonts that are at least 32 point!
  • 60. Use Dark Text on a Light Background Use Light Text on a Dark Background
  • 61. Don’t put red and green together. Some people can’t read it.
  • 62. Don’t put red and green together. Some people can’t read it.
  • 63. Research recommends using large photographic visuals.
  • 64. Research recommends using large photographic visuals.
  • 65. Use charts to show numbers.
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  • 68. Don’t try to fit into someone else’s mold.
  • 69. Don’t masquerade as something you are not.
  • 70. Just be YOU at your best.
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  • 77. While you are talking…
  • 78. Make eye contact.
  • 79. Sit down or lean on table or lectern if your legs shake.
  • 80. Speak directly to one friendly face.
  • 81. Focus on the message. It’s the economy, stupid!
  • 82. It’s not about you.
  • 83. It’s about the audience.
  • 84.  
  • 85. Focus OUT not in.
  • 86. General Tips…
  • 87. Speak distinctly.
  • 88. Watch out for distinctive speech patterns.
  • 89.  
  • 90. Stay out of the projector light.
  • 91. Seriously.
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  • 94. How can I know if I am effective?
  • 95. Donald Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Evaluation
  • 96. Level 1: Reaction
  • 97. How did the participants find the experience?
  • 98. Level 2: Learning
  • 99. Did the participants learn what you needed them to learn?
  • 100. Level 3: Behavior
  • 101. Did the participants change their behavior because of what they learned?
  • 102. Level 4: Results
  • 103. Did we achieve the intended outcomes(s) for the organization?
  • 104. Example: New Safety Procedure
  • 105.
    • Level 1: Evaluation Sheet after training
    • Level 2: A quiz at the end of training to determine if participants learned the material
    • Level 3: Observation of each employee one month later to see if new procedure is followed
    • Level 4: 20% decrease in lost time because of accidents
  • 106.  
  • 107. So how do you get from wallflower…
  • 108. … to the spotlight?
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  • 114. Try this approach with your next speaking assignment!
  • 115. Micki Voelkel Center for Business and Professional Development University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 479-788-7771 [email_address]