Authors & Speakers Network Blog with Larry James

Monday, January 30, 2012

7 Keys to Successful Public Speaking from America’s Most Influential Speaker

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Author Carmine Gallo has sat down with many of the most dynamic and respected business leaders of our time. In these interviews, Carmine gained insight into what makes a great leader and speaker. Great leaders are also great communicators. Here are 7 Keys that he gleaned from watching one of America’s most influential speakers and at the bottom of the 7 keys, there is a link to the complete article. Surprise! It’s not about Steve Jobs!

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1. Introduce a theme

2. Tell stories

3. Use humor, sparingly

4. Use parallel sentence structure

5. Practice well ahead of time

6. Avoid notes

7. Inspire your audience

Larry’s NOTE: To read a more complete explanation of each key, click here!

Sidebar With Seth Godin: Your voice will give you away. It’s extremely difficult to read a speech and sound as if you mean it. For most of us, when reading, posture changes, the throat tightens and people can tell. Reading is different from speaking, and a different sort of attention is paid.

Before you give a speech, then, you must do one of two things if your goal is to persuade: Learn to read the same way you speak (unlikely) or, learn to speak without reading. Learn your message well enough that you can communicate it without reading it. We want your humanity.

If you can’t do that, don’t bother giving a speech. Just send everyone a memo and save time and stress for all concerned. – Seth Godin

carminegalloCopyright © 2012 – Carmine Gallo. Best-selling author, Carmine Gallo is also a former reporter and anchor for CNN and CBS. He formed Gallo Communications with the mission of helping business leaders discover and apply the untapped power of effective communications. Communications is a multi-faceted art form. From internal relationships to press conferences, from rallying investors to counseling employees, from inspiring greatness to managing crisis, managers need to educate, motivate and persuade. Visit Carmine’s Website. Follow him on Twitter: carminegallo

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