I recently read some public speaking advice for women suggesting using video to analyse your faults and then writing out the speech in full. I believe that advice is exactly what you MUST NOT do because it will heighten your stress and anxiety and result in a boring speech. A better approach is to focus on getting the content right and let the presentation take care of itself.
This is the first of what will be a regular series of posts looking at great speakers and Great speeches that are freely available on the internet. I strongly recommend that if you want to improve your speaking you take the time to look at and analyse great speeches. So what makes a great speech. […]