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  • 05/15/10
  • Presentation ps in an instant

    1. 1. Public speaking in an instant. Part I. April 18, 2010
    2. 2. Public speaking in an instant. K. Bailey K. Leland
    3. 3. Public speaking is a part of our lives
    4. 4. Structure of your speech <ul><li>Create an outline </li></ul><ul><li>Design your talk </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>key points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sub-points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples for key points </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Public speaking is a part of our lives </li></ul><ul><li>consider Public speaking as something specific </li></ul><ul><li>Public speaking is more a part of our lives than we realize </li></ul><ul><li>lecture of book author who gives a speech at a conference of 4000 people </li></ul><ul><li>salesperson who stand in front of clients to promote a product </li></ul><ul><li>trainer who conducts seminars for her colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>daughter who speaks of her mother’s birthday </li></ul><ul><li>the best friend who toast the groom at his wedding </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><li>Lets think about Public speaking as an important part of our usual everyday life. </li></ul><ul><li>Good public speaking is all about connecting with your audience </li></ul><ul><li>What is the proportion of male to female attendees? </li></ul><ul><li>What geographic regions are represented? </li></ul><ul><li>What percentage of the group is made up front-line staff, mid-level managers and executives and owner </li></ul><ul><li>One thing to speak to a mass of undistinguished faces in a crowd, </li></ul><ul><li>But another thing – delivering your message to individuals. </li></ul>Key points Sub-points Example
    6. 6. Good public speaking is all about connecting with your audience
    7. 7. It’s good to know about your audience: <ul><li>proportion of male to female attendees </li></ul><ul><li>geographic regions </li></ul><ul><li>% of the front-line staff, </li></ul><ul><li>mid-level managers or executives and owner </li></ul>
    8. 8. Undistinguished faces in a crowd Individuals
    9. 9. First few minutes on stage are a moment of truth Still and centered? or Moving around nervously? Speaking clearly? or Rushed and garbled? Enthusiastic and high-toned? or Subdued and monotone? Making eye contact? or Glossing over their faces? Sticking to your message? or Losing your point/focus?
    10. 10. <ul><li>Make a brief overview </li></ul><ul><li>Tell the purpose of the presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Tell the main ideas </li></ul>Prepare your introduction
    11. 11. Establishing your credibility <ul><li>Engaged audience in your talk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ask yes/no questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pick a person from the audience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Include a few personal facts in your introduction </li></ul>
    12. 12. Establishing your credibility <ul><li>Make a dramatic statement </li></ul><ul><li>statistics </li></ul><ul><li>thought-provoking event </li></ul><ul><li>Ask key question </li></ul><ul><li>What if question </li></ul><ul><li>How would you feel if you …. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Useful tips <ul><li>Move with confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Give a smile to the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Make an eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Stay in the center of the stage </li></ul><ul><li>Make a pause before starting your speech </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Observe your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Watch your gesture: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>arms in the pockets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>arms are behind your back </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>unnecessary objects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be ready for any unexpected event </li></ul><ul><li>Say something positive at the end of your performance </li></ul>Useful tips
    15. 15. Thank you!