About Public Speaking
What You Should Have Said?
"Whatever can go wrong will go wrong, and usually at the worst possible time. Therefore, as a speaker, you need to be prepared, armed with clever lines that prove you are not only in control, but you can think on your feet. As any good comedian would say, be prepared – with some witty lines in case something doesn’t go according to plan......"
Public Speaking Is Risky Business
"When you stand up to speak in front of others, you’re risking a great deal. You can fail to engage the crowd, you can make a fool of yourself, you can attempt too little or too much and miss the mark. And while the risk is almost always greater in your own mind that it is in reality, it is a real risk......"
Why is good public speaking important to the business world?
"Most people would generally agree that a great deal — probably most — of the presentations we have to sit through in the business world are awful. They are all too often passionless, boring, and dense with unreadable PowerPoint slides......"