<ul><li>The Better Speaker Series </li></ul>
<ul><li>SELECTING YOUR TOPIC </li></ul>
<ul><li>TOPIC BURNOUT </li></ul>
<ul><li>TOPIC SELECTION </li></ul>
Personal Experiences… <ul><li>Ice breaker speech </li></ul><ul><li>??!!$$**@@@??? </li></ul>
Personal Experiences… <ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Profession </li></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Experience...
Personal Experiences… <ul><li>………… .  Blunders </li></ul>
Reference Materials.. <ul><li>Books/Magazines/Newspapers </li></ul>
Reference Materials.. <ul><li>INTERNET </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google or Search Engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youtube </...
Reference Materials.. <ul><li>Read your Toastmasters manual for the speech projects </li></ul>
Others… <ul><li>Manuals.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Better Speaker Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Successful Club S...
 
SO MANY TOPICS, SO LITTLE TIME
ALWAYS….. <ul><li>The #1 tip to making an effective speech is  </li></ul><ul><li>BE AUDIENCE-CENTRIC </li></ul><ul><li>(Wh...
 
Consider the Situation <ul><li>What does your audience want to hear? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the occasion? </li></ul><ul...
 
Something Interesting to talk about…
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This is a Toastmasters presentation I did few months back. This presentation is to assist speakers on how to choose a topic for their speeches

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Selecting Your Topic (Public Speaking)

  1. 1. <ul><li>The Better Speaker Series </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>SELECTING YOUR TOPIC </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>TOPIC BURNOUT </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>TOPIC SELECTION </li></ul>
  5. 5. Personal Experiences… <ul><li>Ice breaker speech </li></ul><ul><li>??!!$$**@@@??? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Personal Experiences… <ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Profession </li></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Experiences… <ul><li>………… . Blunders </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reference Materials.. <ul><li>Books/Magazines/Newspapers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reference Materials.. <ul><li>INTERNET </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google or Search Engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Reference Materials.. <ul><li>Read your Toastmasters manual for the speech projects </li></ul>
  11. 11. Others… <ul><li>Manuals.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Better Speaker Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Successful Club Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Leadership Excellence Series </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. SO MANY TOPICS, SO LITTLE TIME
  13. 14. ALWAYS….. <ul><li>The #1 tip to making an effective speech is </li></ul><ul><li>BE AUDIENCE-CENTRIC </li></ul><ul><li>(What’s in it for them?) </li></ul>
  14. 16. Consider the Situation <ul><li>What does your audience want to hear? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the occasion? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your own abilities? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your goal? </li></ul>
  15. 18. Something Interesting to talk about…
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