Thursday, May 7, 2009

Before you open your mouth: 10 pages of good advice from Nick Morgan

Yesterday Nick Morgan posted a ChangeThis manifesto called Before You Open Your Mouth (the keys to great public speaking).
His four main points are that speeches are awful because speakers:

1. make it about them instead of the audience

2. don’t take their audiences on a journey

3. don’t rehearse

4. think about their content but not their “second conversation” – their body language

You can download it for free here.

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