I listened to thousands of student speeches in my 42 years of college teaching. In addition, I have preached nearly 3,000 sermons and delivered over 1,800 paid programs as a professional speaker. So you can imagine that I have opinions on how to become a better speaker.
Whether you are a novice speaker or a veteran presenter, here are five high points that help a speaker improve.
Becoming a better speaker has no easy formula, but these are five high points that will help you consistently to become an effective speaker. Don’t become discouraged at developing your craft.
As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.”