What was the last speech or presentation you heard? Can you remember what the person said? Have you ever sat through a speech and then 5 minutes after leaving the room can’t tell someone else what the subject of that speech or presentation was?
If you can answer yes to these questions, do you think maybe, just maybe, anyone has ever said that about one of your speeches? “Spare the thought!” You say. “Never,” I hear you cry! (I know what you’re thinking, someone else’s speeches, yes, but mine, no!!) Reality sometimes hurts. Good speeches, even very good speeches people forget what we say quickly. That’s why it’s vital you find out how to develop memorable public speaking skills.
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- You have been asked to “say a few words” at the celebration of your companies success at winning a large new contract.
- You have to give a short presentation at the second interview for the “job of your dreams.”
- It’s your daughters wedding and you have to stand up and put into words the thoughts, feelings and emotions of “giving away” your most precious child.
- A good friend has sadly passed away and you have been given the responsibility for writing a eulogy for their funeral, how do you sum up a life in 10 minutes?
I am one of those strange individuals who loves public speaking about legacy, leadership and speech writing. – See more about it here:
If you think I may be able to help you put together some words, let’s start a conversation. I could even possibly help coach you on delivering the speech.
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Peter Billingham – Leadership Speaker, Speech Writer and Public Speaking Coach