• Confidently Starting a Speech
  • Confidently Starting a Speech
  • Confidently Starting a Speech
  • Confidently Starting a Speech
Originally published: 06/04/2018 13:47
Last version published: 06/04/2018 15:19
Publication number: ELQ-19261-2
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Confidently Starting a Speech

Public Speaking Shortcuts Tip 4 refers to starting a speech confidently.

In this video, Andy criticizes the habit many of us have of starting a speech with an apology. We commonly hear things like "Sorry, I'm a bit nervous/ haven't had time to prepare." Andy confronts the reality of starting a presentation with a statement of this nature, and encourages avoiding starting this way. Instead, he advises starting a speech confidently with a powerful opening statement as opposed to an apology.

Short and direct video as part of the 'Public Speaking Shortcuts' series.

Length: 1 minute 20 seconds

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