Tips on public speaking

Know your audience

Understand the audience needs

Explore the venue – room space , speakers, sitting arrangement  , lighting

Personal credibility – dressing, confident voice.

Share your experience related to subject matter

Generate ideas for presentation - stories ,notes

Use examples such as : Let me tell you a story – use creativity , managing crisis

Rehearse – get a real audience, record and correct any problems, listen to your voice!

Warming up before presentations

Accept anxiety – It is normal to feel anxious!

Strong opening – open ended question, start with a story or bold statements.

Voice control

Avoid filler words ( um, ah , uh )

Body language

Prop and visual aids

Q and A session – handle it professionally.

Strong close

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