It can be difficult to know where to start when planning a talk. However, by following these steps, you will be able to prepare in a time-efficient way and will reduce the chance of nerves getting in the way of your performance.
Public speaking isn’t easy and let’s face it, only a small handful of people actually like the action of speaking publicly. Whether it’s panic or anxiety over saying the wrong thing, or a dislike of the attention being on you, presenting to a room full of people – however large – is frankly terrifying for many of us. So with that, why should you plan and prepare your speech or public speaking event?
There are many benefits to planning ahead, such as:
- you will start with the end in mind
- everything will be focused towards that desired outcome
- the content you need will become more obvious
- your talk will have a logical progression
- your selection of visuals will be...