Most people often walk away when they are asked to speak in public. Actually, there is not much difference in talking to one person or a small group or a large audience. You should not miss a chance if you're asked to speak in front of a group. Good speakers discover the keynote that is right for the audience.
When you're speaking to a group, you are speaking with a purpose. Public speaking is a responsibility to make your listener or viewers feel the purpose.
An influential speaker knows how to deliver his speech to the audience so as to attract the audience. There's no rocket science in delivering the speech. But it is really important that you attract the audience and moreover influence them.
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What makes an influential and effective speaker?
1. A good speaker is careful about the words that come from the mouth. He doesn't spread unnecessary or false information.
2. A good speaker is passionate and alive. He catches the moods and interests of the people and moderates his speech in a way that people enjoy listening to him.
3. A Diversity speaker has a sense of leadership. He always speaks with authority, stands up straight, makes eye contact and speaks in a concise and straightforward manner. He doesn't let any opportunity for others to own the limelight of the show.
4. A good speaker has a sense of time. He knows that the people have set aside a part of their lives to listen to what he has to say. He does not waste his and everybody else's time by engaging in empty topics.