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What’s the first question a speaker should ask while preparing?

What’s the first question a speaker should ask while preparing?

Good preparation for a presentation starts with asking good questions, especially of yourself.

The first question you need to ask yourself is, “Why are you speaking?”

You need to answer this question before you create your presentation so you deliver the right message. If you don’t know why you are speaking – don’t speak – because you will fail. Continue reading

George Torok was a shy student who learned how to speak in public. He has delivered over 1,000 professional presentations. He trains professionals, specialists and sales teams to deliver Superior Presentations. He coaches executives and leaders to deliver million dollar presentations. Visit www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com or www.Torok.com © George Torok. You may reprint or quote this information as long as you quote the source and link back to this site. www.QuestionsAboutPublicSpeaking.com

How do you stop saying um and ah when speaking?

How do you stop saying um and ah when speaking?

Some speakers litter ums and ahs throughout their presentation. These filler words can be irritating for the audience. It also distracts from and weakens the speaker’s message.

Speakers might not be aware of these ums and ahs until a well intentioned listener brings it to their attention. Continue reading

George Torok was a shy student who learned how to speak in public. He has delivered over 1,000 professional presentations. He trains professionals, specialists and sales teams to deliver Superior Presentations. He coaches executives and leaders to deliver million dollar presentations. Visit www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com or www.Torok.com © George Torok. You may reprint or quote this information as long as you quote the source and link back to this site. www.QuestionsAboutPublicSpeaking.com