March 29, 2017

Introducing...

Fellow speaker,

Professional Speaker Judy Carter suggests you create an introduction for the emcee to read that follows these steps:
  1. Your name
  2.  Humorous line
  3. Brag about your accomplishments
  4. Down moment in your life
  5. Subtle sales pitch
  6. Speech title
  7. Repeat your name
Introduced,

Tim Wilson
Professional Speech Coach
Free speaking tips at: http://speakingquicktips.blogspot.com

March 28, 2017

Your speech's basics

Fellow speaker,

Professional Speaker Judy Carter suggests you create a speech that fills in these blanks:
  1. How many of you [common audience problem]?
  2. Today, I'm going to show you [your speech promise]
  3. I learned this when I [your expertise]
  4. One thing you can do is [Action Step]
  5. I know this to be true because [Heart Story]
  6. So, how many of you are going to [action people can take immediately]
Completing the blanks,

Tim Wilson
Professional Speech Coach
Free speaking tips at: http://speakingquicktips.blogspot.com

March 27, 2017

Meeting with the audience - 3

Fellow speaker,

Professional Speaker Judy Carter suggests you meet members of the audience for your upcoming speech and ask these questions:
  • Why do you think the problems [relevant to your speech topic] have succeeded or failed?
  • What is the thing everyone knows about but no one is supposed to talk about?
  • What did you like or not like about last year's speaker?
Asking,

Tim Wilson
Professional Speech Coach
Free speaking tips at: http://speakingquicktips.blogspot.com