Give brief introduction and CAPTURE the audience! Tell your background, credentials. One housekeeping rule – cell phone on silent or off unless your profession requires it to be on at all times. Talk about David Green’s no cell phone policy. Tell Iphone story and read letter.This session isn’t about the details of the mechanics of public speaking. There are several organizations that can help you with that and I will share those resources as the end of this session.We get so caught up in form that we sometimes forget that the content is what God is really concerned about. As I was sifting through my material trying to determine what this workshop needed to be, I pulled out a few key points that I believe will address my topic in a more effective way.
To share how to become more powerful, relevant, and effective Kingdom witnesses for success in business and life using the platform of public speaking. The world is asking HOW CAN I BE SUCCESSFUL? HOW CAN I GET AHEAD? They need to know that He is THE solution to business and life success. Our job is piquing their interest and causing them to ask questions. We have the answer working in our lives. The keywords here are POWERFUL, RELEVANT and EFFECTIVE! (Poll the room to get a count of experience with public speaking) It’s GAMETIME now and I’d say we’re are the in the last few minutes of the 4th quarter. We use EVERY opportunity to shine our light for Christ. We have so many different types of businesses represented here. You can make an impact no matter what arena you’re involved in.
Teach how to enhance your presentationCreate a level of intimacy with your audience (connection)How to establish the know-like-trust factorHow to build your credibility and brand (authentic)
1 Peter 2:9-10
In the beginning…
Facts Tell – Stories Sell!Become an amazing storyteller. Stores create visual imprints and give the audience a memorable experience. Facts SELL, stories SELL. Whether you’re selling your product or selling yourself, it is important to weave stories into your presentation.
Telling your story.
Who were you then? Do you remember who you were before the success, the accolades, and awards? Before you started your business or career?Don’t just tell facts…stories!For those with a longer more detailed testimony with twists and turns – write a book!
Who are you now?
How did you get here?
Make it personal
The power of the tongue slideshare
The Power Of The Tongue Making an Impact Through Public Speaking Paula L. McDade | CEO/Founder Aim For Success
To share how to become more powerful, relevant, and effective Kingdom witnesses for success inbusiness and life using the platform of public speaking.
• Enhance your presentation• Create a level of connection w/audience• Establish the know-like-trust factor• Build your credibility and brand
1 Peter 2:9-10 | The MessageBut you are the ones chosen by God, chosenfor the high calling of priestly work, chosento be a holy people, God’s instruments to dohis work and speak out for him, to tell othersof the night-and-day difference he made foryou—from nothing to something, fromrejected to accepted.
The Message vs. Messenger The Messenger The Message• You • Your Faith• Your Skills • His Power• Talents/Gifts • His Supernatural Ability• Outer Appearance • The Heart• Credentials • His Calling
~ Fun Facts ~• The average adult attention span - between five and seven minutes.• The average presenter speaks - 120 to 200 words per minute• The average listener comprehends between 600 and 800 words per minute.
In The Beginning… Capture your audience’s attention and run with it! You must have an attention grabber. Use different types of openings such as: current events, humorous stories, pictorial, quote, etc.
Capture by Telling Your Story…Focus on these three areas:• Who were you then?• Who are you now?• How did you get there?
1. Who were you then?• Background• Feelings, thoughts, images…• Right Brain/Left Brain• Focus on specific timeframe
2. Who are you now?• What accomplishments?• Awards, degrees, accolades• Your expertise• Projects
3. How did you get here?• Challenges/Obstacles• Spiritual growth• Lessons learned• Important transition
Resources:National Speakers AssociationOklahoma Chapterwww.nsaoklahoma.orgwww.nsaspeaker.orgToastmasters Internationalwww.toastmasters.orgBook: “Inspire Any Audience” by Tony JearyMy website: www.paulamcdade.com
Make It Personal…1 Peter 2:9-10 | The MessageBut I am the one chosen by God, chosen forthe high calling of priestly work, chosen to bea holy people, God’s instrument to do hiswork and speak out for him, to tell others ofthe night-and-day difference he made for me— from nothing to something, from rejectedto accepted.