I could have used these three steps to better speeches a few days ago. I’m always looking for techniques to be a better public speaker.
First, step out from behind the podium and choreograph your relationship to the audience.
Second, listen to your audience.
Finally, focus on your emotional intentions for approximately three minutes before important meetings and speeches.
Practice these three shortcuts to effective leadership communications and watch the bar go up — way up — on your performances.
- Three Steps to Make Your Next Speech Your Best | Harvard Business Review | Nick Morgan | 12 March 2010