What should you say? This segment explores three questions to ask yourself to help develop your message.
- [Man] Now when it comes to actually preparing for … a speech or presentation you've laid out a few key questions … that you recommend is important to think through in advance. … - [Woman] Definitely there are three questions that I … recommend people ask before any speech or presentation … or even if they're preparing to walk into a meeting … and think they might speak up. … And these three questions are critical … for helping you determine what you want to say, … why you want to say it and how to say it. … The first question is who's your audience? … Who are you talking to? … Which helps you understand how they're going to feel about … what it is you have to say and that helps you choose your … argumentation, it helps you choose your structure, … your stories, your data, so putting yourself in the … audience's shoes helps you craft something in a language … that they're going to want to hear. … The second question is what's your goal? … And every speech is an opportunity to influence people's …
This course was created by Pete Mockaitis of How to Be Awesome at Your Job. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.