I used to be a really shy guy. Even though I had a message I desperately wanted to share with the world, the thought of speaking to an audience was terrifying.
I admired people who were great speakers, but I thought I couldn’t do what they did. Of course that’s no longer true, and I make my living by speaking to and teaching others.
No matter who you are or what you do, being able to get and hold the attention of a group can make the difference between success and failure in any area of life. It allows you to make a bigger impact in your business, community and even the world. And you’re better able to convey your hopes, dreams, desires and goals for your life and the world around you.
But how do you give a good speech?
Before I answer that question, think about the times you’ve listened to someone delivering a speech…
First, picture a time when the speaker read from a written script. Now, remember an occasion where the speaker delivered the speech without...