10 steps to master public speaking.
We’ve all had our encounters of public speaking,
whether it was to entertain,
inform or persuade.
Although we are taught about it in school,
we still feel uncomfortable when the time comes to stand in front of large audience.
There are several factors that contribute to our fear of public speaking,
or glossophobia, that is called.
Feeling the size of the audience magnifies our mistakes,
which amplifies our fear.
And a crowd of a hundred people,
a single misstep might as well have been a hundred missteps.
And it make sense.
We fear the risk of criticism,
especially among strangers.
We feel they are proun to be more honest in their reactions.
Thus making us value their opinion on our performance above their own opinion.
Not to mention how engaging in one way verbal communication can be pretty awkward.
Although it’s expected for the crowd to keep quiet until the person’s speaking has finished.
Not getting a mediate feedback can be a scary thing,
if you are the one in front of that crowd.
To become a master at public speaking,
you need to break it down into three sections.
演讲前 演讲中 演讲后
We’ve comprised a list divided into before, during and after.
Preparing for your delivery.
Revise your draft.
重温你的陈述 检查语法 连贯性
Review your presentation, and check for grammar, coherence,
and train of thought.
Two: memorize your lines.
Read it out loud and practice the appropriate gestures.
Nonverbal language is just as important as the spoken stuff.
Three: stimulate your delivery to a familiar audience.
Narrow your audience down to one or two people you know.
Maybe a friend or a family member.
This is a good opportunity to get feedback from them as well.
第四 准时出场 穿戴整洁
Four: show up on time and neatly groom.
You are going to be the center of attention here.
Outword appearances leave a great first impression.
So make sure you look presentable.
Five: stimulate temporary narcissism.
When you feel conceited, you don’t care what others think of you.
Being confident in what you are going to say and do
will suppress the nervousness.
Six: make eye contact.
Choosing a radom member of the audience and holding eye contact it down for a few seconds.
Psychologically helps narrow down the audience into a single person.
Repeat this by choosing a new person a few times throughout your presentation.
Seven: be passionate with your speech.
Body languages are very important when it comes to oral presentation.
Feeling the emotions in your every word will make your body move on its own.
After the show, eight,
take some time to wind down.
After delivering a presentation,
your body and mind are bound to be tired.
Your heart might still be pounding and your ears ringing.
Make sure to relax.
Breathe deeply, it’s done.
Nine, focus on what you’ve accomplished.
You just delivered a message.
Don’t waste time thinking about that word you might miss.
What’s important is that you just completed a presentation.
Ten, ask an audience member how you did.
Receiving feedbacks is what drive us to improve.
Fix our mistakes or strive for bigger goals.
Public speaking, like all of other abilities, requires practice.
Positive or negative, we should take it as an opportunity to do better.
Public speaking plays a large role in the professional world.
So it’s a skill worth mastering.
We hope to have helped you with these few tips.