Learn how to establish your own professional or personal credibility before your next speech or presentation by demonstrating both confidence and competence.
- When you're standing up in front of a group to speak,…you only have a few seconds to convince your audience…you're worth listening to.…How do you develop personal credibility quickly?…Many times, you'll earn credibility…before you even begin speaking.…Many presenters rely on an introduction to earn credibility.…You'll often see this technique…in show business and at conferences.…It works like this.…An emcee will introduce a performer with a little hype,…or the moderator will read a bio,…outlining experience, education, and other credentials.…
If that's your situation, make sure you get your updated bio…to the person who will be introducing you.…Also, make sure your emcee knows how to pronounce your name.…If you don't have a colleague to help you build…that kind of third-party credibility,…you're going to have to do it yourself.…But you can't simply start reading your own bio.…Rather, you're going to build credibility…by demonstrating both confidence and competence.…Let's start by talking about confidence.…Since you only have a few seconds,…
- Describe the components of a great presentation.
- Identify your audience.
- Explain the main objective in a persuasive presentation.
- List basic vocal warm-up tips.
- Manage pre-performance anxiety.
- Identify effective ways to introduce your agenda.
- Describe common opening mistakes.
- Demonstrate effective body language.
- Identify indicators of helpful feedback.
Skill Level Beginner
Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking (2014)with Todd Dewett26m 26s Intermediate
Creating and Giving Business Presentationswith Tatiana Kolovou1h 12m Intermediate
Handling an Unruly Audiencewith Deirdre Breakenridge1h 10m Intermediate
1. Prepare Your Speech
2. Prepare for Your Speech
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