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5 tips to improve your public speaking skills. We all speak, but when we have to speak in front of a larger audience, or on the stage. Our legs started trembling and our mouths became sealed. We can not speak a single word. Sometimes even our names. If you are also facing a similar problem? And want to be a public speaker. Then this video will be helpful for you. In this article, we discuss the 5 tips which will help you to overcome the fear of public speaking. And will sharpen your skill of public speaking.
Once a college student who was “afraid to stand up and say his name. So He spent most of his college years avoiding courses that would have required him to speak in front of a class. At one point, he plucked up the courage to sign up for a public speaking course. But then dropped out at the last minute.
At age 21, he began his career as a stockbroker and realized he had two choices: either force himself to face his fears or avoid them and never reach his full potential. He ultimately decided to take the first route and enrolled in a Dale Carnegie course on public speaking.
He was relieved to learn that. 30 other people in the class were experiencing similar concerns. And were able to complete the course. The young man was Warren Buffett. Yes, that became the richest person in the world? Warren Buffet is not single in the queue. Many other public figures are included in this queue. Like Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson. All had struggling and fear of facing the public. But in the end, all emerged as good public speakers.
Being a good communicator is a skill that everyone should have. Whether you are a teacher, writer, or businessman. But most of the people struggle with it. It has been seen while speaking in public. Most of the people have problems like – feeling scared, not being able to concentrate, forgetting everything, trembling legs, and feeling that their mind has become empty. It has even been seen that even those. Who has done a lot of preparation for their speech? Feel a problem while speaking in front of people.
On the other hand, people who are skilled in public speaking. They start feeling more energetic, excited, and full of enthusiasm after seeing a large crowd. The crowd inspires him to speak. Skilled public speakers say that even if they forget something while speaking, the energy they get from the crowd reminds them of everything. They are surprised. How good it can feel to speak in front of others.
5 Tips to improve public speaking skills.
So Now it’s time to come to know about the 5 tips which help you to become a good public speaker.
The First one is to increase your self-confidence.
In a new public speaker. The biggest drawback is that. When they go in front of the audience, they get blank. Their leg gets trembling and their mouths are sealed. This is because they lose their confidence. So to increase your confidence. You should choose a topic in which you have interests, For which you are passionate. Research it and try to learn as much as possible. Then keep practicing daily until you get the confidence to present it.
The Second is, you learned that while preparing a presentation.
You observed that. When a speaker only tells about facts in their speech. After some time the audience gets bored. Because the audience wants entertainment. The speech seems to be like a boring professor’s speech in a class. So after some time, people get bored. And quit your program, some get sleepy, and if the audience is elvish. Then they throw eggs & tomatoes at you.
So make your speech exciting, and interesting, and return. Along with the facts of the topic. You should also add your own ideas and experiences and give a personal touch to the speech. You may add your story. Like the incident that happens in your life or in your friend’s life.
Third, prepare by paying full attention to the introduction of the speech.
Many times our introduction is too lengthy or too short. Too many lengthy introductions bored the audience. And too short an introduction makes your speech confusing. The audience will not understand what you want to convey.
So, because it is the most important part of your speech. Left it short and entertaining. This can include interesting facts, a good story like I use of Warren Buffett, or asking questions to the audience, or you can add quotes. This increases the retention of the public. And make them excited to listen to you.
Fourth, you learned that the conclusion is also important, so build it carefully.
I know many speakers whose introduction is good, and the body part of their speech is good. But they forget to sum up their speech or they are in a hurry and make their speech too short. And sometimes they are so relaxed that. They make their sum up too lengthy. Too short sum up make your speech a laughter movie with a tragic end.
And too long sum up make your speech a map without any signs. So, summarizing the main points, asking the audience, or closing with a quote should be done. Your sump should not be lengthy. It should be brief and to the point. In which you can add the main points of your speech. Which helps your audience in revising the main points.
Fifth, mirroring or hearing and speaking techniques.
take a mirror and start to talk with it. The mirroring technique is one of the guaranteed techniques to improve your fluency and decrease your fear. The other technique is to make the habit of speaking. Is to record your audio on the topic and save it into your mobile phone and i-pord. Plug an earphone in your ear and start to speak what you hear. keep practicing. After some time you can easily speak without hearing it.
So these are the 5 ways to improve public speaking skills. Therefore If you want to improve your public speaking skills and you are not yet confident then do not worry. Use these five tips: first, increase your confidence, secondly do proper research, third, make an influential introduction, fourth, make your conclusion to the point, fifth, use mirroring or hear and speak technique. You should also give attention to collecting topics. Select the topic in which you have an interest. So Keep practicing and apply what you have learned in this video. I am sure that you will definitely become a good speaker. Because All expert speakers were beginners at some point.
Best of luck.