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13 Ways to be an Awesome Guest Speaker

If you are ever asked to be a guest speaker for an organization, these 13 tips by Prof. Barbara Nixon from Southeastern University will help you prepare.

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13 Ways to be an Awesome Guest Speaker

  1. 1. Barbara 13 Ways to be an Awesome Guest Speaker Barbara B. Nixon
  2. 2. Learn aboutyour audience
  3. 3. Tailor for your audience
  4. 4. Create social bookmarks
  5. 5. Upload to Slideshare
  6. 6. Know your technology
  7. 7. Plan for the technology to fail
  8. 8. Only show what audience needs
  9. 9. Don’t count on an Internet connection
  10. 10. Have a speaker’s toolkit
  11. 11. Be able to expand or contract
  12. 12. Allow for extra travel time
  13. 13. The show must go on
  14. 14. Contact MeBarbara B. Nixon, Ph.D. (ABD)Assistant Professor, Communication DepartmentSoutheastern UniversityLife Member & Past President of the International Listening Association (listen.org)• E-mail: bnixon@auburnalum.org• Twitter: barbaranixon• Skype: barbara.b.nixon• Blog: publicrelationsmatters.com

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  • naghmawaris

    Oct. 3, 2014

If you are ever asked to be a guest speaker for an organization, these 13 tips by Prof. Barbara Nixon from Southeastern University will help you prepare.

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