In preparation for any Talk, and as part of your growth as a speaker, you must get into the habit of recording yourself on video and studying those videos for improvement opportunities.
No matter if we are sharing a story or explaining a lesson learned, as speakers we are always striving for continuity in our delivery.
In order for storytelling to be effective, it is critical to be very clear on what your characters within the story WANT from one another. Once you know this, it will influence the way you bring those characters to life and deliver your story to your audience.
Your stories will have the most impact for your audience if you can bring them into the a moment in time and recreate the environment with powerful delivery.
Your relationship with training is everything as a speaker. If you want to be the one your audience never forgets, it starts with developing a non-negotiable training routine.
You may be feeling paralyzing nervousness. That’s okay because your PERSONA isn’t. Let’s get into character.
As speakers and as performers, when we are backstage — that’s when the nerves can get the best of us. One of the most effective techniques to center us is also one of the most simple.