Public Speaking is the process and the act of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain a listening audience.
Public speaking is commonly understood as face to face speaking communication. Although the latter is more often associated with commercial activity.
In this post, it will be my pleasure to share with you today this wonderful knowledge on how to speak in public.
Steps For Becoming A Better Public Speaker
Below are the steps for becoming a better public speaker
Know your Subject
It is always easier to speak about something you know, for, For instance, it is always easy for me to speak about programming, something I love doing.
Plan your communication appropriately, think about how important it is. You could start with interesting statics, headline or fact that pertain audience. You can also use storytelling as a powerful opener, planning also helps you to think on your feet.
There is a reason that we say “Practice makes perfect” you simply can’t be a confident, compelling speaker without practice.
Engage with your Audience
This way, when you speak try to engage with your audience. This makes you feel less isolated as you speak and keep everyone involved with your message or conversation. And try to capture and hold the attention of the group as you speak.
Pay Attention to How You’re Speaking
If you’re nervous, you might talk quickly this increase the chance that you’ll trip over your words or say something you don’t mean force yourself to slow down by breathing deeply.
Don’t be afraid to gather your thoughts; pauses are an important part of conversation and the make you sound confident natural.
Pay Attention to Body Language
However, if you are unaware of it, your body language will give audience constant clue about your inner state.
If you’re nervous, the audience will notice that and they won’t believe in what you’re trying to pass out or say.
This is very important; a smile on your face will make your the audience respond more positively to you, it will also help you feel better obviously.
From the above statement so far, what is great about public speaking is that it is a learnable skill. As such, you can use the following strategies listed above to become a better public speaker and presenter.
Thank you for your time.