Explore five strong Opens Public Speaking


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Exploring five strong openings

How can you use your words to grab the attention of your audience right away? The very first words out of your mouth are incredibly important. Let's explore five techniques that exploit the power of what we'll call the cold open. In the cold open, you simply begin by beginning. There is no hemming. There is no hawing. You don't start by saying "welcome" or "thank you" or any trite polite platitude that almost guarantees you'll lose your audience in seconds. What do you do instead? Well, let's take a look at these five cold opening techniques.

Number one, I often like to start a presentation by asking an open-ended question. In this video for example, I started with "How can you use your words to grab the attention of your audience right away?" This question creates a mini mystery. It opens the knowledge gap and makes the audience wonder about how you'll close it. Now, notice I didn't ask a yes or no question. For example I didn't a...

Exploring five strong openings
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Exploring five strong openings provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Laura Bergells as part of the Public Speaking Fundamentals

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