Handle common Open mistakes Public Speaking


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Handling common opening mistakes

The first words out of your mouth are the most important words of your entire presentation. This is where you have the best opportunity to earn the attention and interest of your audience, right away. In another video we discussed five strong openings. In contrast, let's talk about the four worst things that often come flying out of a speaker's mouth during the all-important first few seconds of a business presentation. One of the most surprisingly taboo statements is to say a few trite sentences. Here is an example. "Hello! Thank you for the warm introduction.

It's really great to be here." How many times have you heard a speaker say something like this? An audience tends to mentally check out during those first few awkward sentences. Instead, try this exercise. Record the first few minutes of your speech. Start by saying a few polite words and then try using a more powerful cold opening technique. Once you see, hear, and feel the difference, you'll never go bac...

Handling common opening mistakes
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Handling common opening mistakes provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Laura Bergells as part of the Public Speaking Fundamentals

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