“Outstanding speakers share several traits. Here’s a list of the must-haves, should-haves, and nice-to-haves.” They’re listed in no particular order, but here’s a challenge: put them in order according to you. In your list, where would you put: story-telling, sense of humour, vulnerability, know how, passion and purpose…? via The Making of a Great Speaker: 14 Things You Need | Inc.com.
“When you watch TED Talks, do you ever wonder how the speakers look so confident, say all the right things, and deliver such a strong message? There are very deliberate tactics to deliver speeches like this. As a member of Toastmasters International, I noticed that TED speakers follow a very specific set of rules. Here are 15 lessons learned from watching Ted Talks. Practice implementing them and you will deliver amazing speeches and speak like a pro in no time.” via Speak like a Pro- 15 lessons learned from watching… Read more Speak like a Pro- 15 lessons learned from watching TED TALKS →