Tuesday, June 12, 2007

15 advices for public speakers

Check out this Doug Lawrence post on Guy's blog.
  1. Circulate with your audience.
  2. Command attention.
  3. Snarl.
  4. Bite your tongue.
  5. Always perform a sound check before you speak.
  6. Use your eyes all the time.
  7. Move away from center to make your point.
  8. Get quiet.
  9. “Underline” certain words with a pause or repetition.
  10. Take a risk and be vulnerable.
  11. Tee it higher.
  12. Know when it’s time to go.
  13. Use Q and A as an “encore.”
  14. Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse.
  15. Perform for a hero.