Write a Speech, Not an Essay

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There’s a huge difference between crafting a speech and writing an essay, yet too many people approach them in the same way. The average adult can read 300 words per minute, but can only follow a speech at half that rate. So speeches require you to simplify. To make sure your audience stays with you, […] The post Write a Speech, Not an Essay appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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During Your Next Presentation, Use Your Hands to Project Confidence

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When you’re in front of an audience, you want to project confidence. But when you’re nervous, your hands often flit about and fidget. Use one of these positions to keep your hands still. Practice in front of a mirror, then with friends, until it feels natural. Hold the ball. Gesture as if you are holding […] The post During Your Next Presentation, Use Your Hands to Project Confidence appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Avoid Filler Language in Presentations

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Presenters often use the phrase “Does that make sense?” to gauge audience understanding. But this can convey a speaker’s uncertainty and signals that the audience might not comprehend or appreciate the content. To be an effective speaker, eliminate useless words and phrases like this one. Since you often include them unconsciously, record your next speech […] The post Avoid Filler Language in Presentations appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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