By David Rose
Right – here we are again for the third and final part of my series on how to boost your public speaking and presentations skills.
The first two parts in this series have covered how to clearly structure your message and how to effectively link it with transitions and signposts. If you haven’t yet read these, I’d invite you to do so first 🙂
Now, we turn our attention to the remaining group of ingredients to ensure your public speaking is consistently effective and achieves the desired impact: emphasis and pausing. Continue reading
Public Speaking and Presentations (2/3): Transitions and Signposting – ‘Speaking Glue’
By David Rose
After an enforced break to move into my new house in Brussels and prepare for a new government training project in Serbia (I’m currently there – writing this in a hotel in Belgrade), I’m back with the second of three articles on public speaking skills: Transitions and Signposting – ‘Speaking Glue’.
The first article in this series – ‘Structure for Success’ – outlined how to achieve an overall planned, cyclic structure for your key messages and content to enhance your presentation, meeting intervention or speech.
Now, as promised, we come to the methods, techniques and language to effectively use transitions and signposts – the connections that ‘glue’ your messages together into coherent parts, so keeping your audience engaged and making your key messages clearer and more memorable. Continue reading