Category Archives for "Professional Speaking"

How to Introduce a Speaker: 8 Steps to a Perfect Introduction

Have you ever noticed the energy in the room after a powerful introduction of the speaker?

Knowing how to introduce a speaker can establish a great starting point for the presenter and boost the audience’s enthusiasm for the speaker and the topic. An introduction that lacks passion and is full of cliche biographical details and exaggerations fails to create momentum.

Hence, a presenter must introduce their speaker in the best way possible. It is your responsibility as the host, MC (master of ceremonies), or presenter to establish the speaker’s credibility through a carefully written and skillfully executed introduction.

Fortunately, crafting a well-thought-out introduction isn’t difficult. Furthermore, it gets progressively easier as you flex your presenter skills, and soon, you might be able to roll a smooth introduction off the tip of your tongue. But first, here are some steps to guide you.

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How to Become a Motivational Speaker to Inspire, Impact and Influence

A motivational speaker is a professional who gives speeches that have been designed to inspire and motivate individuals in an audience. Motivational speakers usually use their life experiences to build successful careers. This they do by sharing any powerful messages they have come across with others who may benefit from the wisdom they acquired from those experiences.

Also known as inspirational speakers, motivational speakers are gifted in the art of persuasion. This allows them to deliver their ideas in a way that is not only positive, but one that also persuades others to follow their way of thinking.

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How to Get Speaking Engagements and Becoming Highly Sought-After

For many, public speaking is a terrifying affair, while for others, it is an incredibly exciting opportunity. Needless to say, if you do plan to get gigs or speaking engagements, you will need to speak in front of an audience.

Public speaking is a great way to grow your audience or your platform, in addition to being a powerful way to share any concepts or ideas that you may have. It is also a good tool for forging relationships.

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