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8 Golden Rules for Public Speaking

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Eight golden rules for public speaking that will help you deliver better, more memorable performances...

8 Golden Rules for Public Speaking

  1. 1. 8 Golden Rules for Successful Public Speaking
  2. 2. Preparation You need to know your content and your audience Idea Story Design Graphic Production Practice & Rehearsal Execution 1
  3. 3. Opening You have about 90 seconds to grab the audience’s attention… So, commit the first 200 words of your presentation to memory 2
  4. 4. Purpose Why am I here? What am I going to get out of this? Both audience and speaker ought to be able to answer these questions 3
  5. 5. Structure Use a simple structure and tell a story… Awaken Interest Guide Understanding Create Impact Take Questions Deliver Call to Action 4
  6. 6. Timing Stick to the schedule Know how long you have… 5 …and don’t overstay your welcome
  7. 7. Voice Prepare your voice in advance Be heard… 6 …and understood
  8. 8. Humour Only use humour if it’s appropriate 7 If it doesn’t fit, don’t force it
  9. 9. Notes Notes are for you… …not your audience 8
  10. 10. Download your free Expert Guide at: www.activepresence.com/public-speaking
  11. 11. www.activepresence.com/public-speaking

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