I recently came across an article encouraging people to overcome their fear of public speaking and submit proposals to present at upcoming shows. Makes sense. I’m sure the people who regularly attend these events are getting a little tired of watching, and listening, to the usual suspects talking about increasingly esoteric subjects that make the average attendee start checking their phone to see if they can catch the earlier flight home. I heartily applaud this effort to get some fresh meat up there, and, unfortunately, I agree with their premise that too many erstwhile orators are hiding their light under a bushel due to a variety of neurosis. So, in the interest of greater presentation variety, and because I’ve sat through more presentations than I care to admit, I’m going to provide all you potential Cicero’s out there with a few tips drawn from my own personal experience.
Tip 1- Remember […]