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Public speaking is the basic skill of individuals in an organization. Showcasing reports and even informing a colleague about new ideas and projects needs a great deal of confidence that is unique for speaking. Bosses need to know how to talk to their subordinates in a manner that is understandable despite gaps with the general comprehension of things. Staff workers also need to know how to explain matters in a way that the boss will able to identify to. With that, there is indeed a requirement to mold the ability for public speaking. 
Here are some of the tips.


Some of the basic tips for public speaking are determining and doing the following:


·         Needs of the audience – this entails identifying the target audience
·         Materials to express a point – graphs, charts and other qualitative information
·         Logical sequence of the points
·         Creativity with the speech
·         Practice and rehearsal – rehearsing the speech at home in front of mirror or to a friend or a family  member to master the pauses, etc
·         Focusing on stressing strong points

When presenting in front of a particular audience, regardless of location and space like, may it be in the office or on a stage, the presenter acts as an actor on stage. In this case, perception is very important that is why there is a need for appropriate appearance and right character. Researching on the proper clothes to wear what attitude to carry is vital. Look pleasant, confident, enthusiastic, proud, but not arrogant nor overly aggressive.

Here are the most important factors of speaking:

·         Body language – standing, walking or moving in tune with points to stress and in correspondence with audio visual aids
·         Speaking with Conviction –  persuading audience about the fact of the statement includes a logical progression from Thesis statement, supporting arguments and actual data, and then conclusion
·         Not reading notes – simply glancing to the notes but speaking directly to the audience to show confidence
·         Maintain eye contact – interacting through the eye by maintaining a 3 second eye contact to an audience
·         Speak to audience – listen to questions, paraphrase the questions and then answer appropriately
·         Pause at the right moment – in between ideas, pause to reflect and think so as to give time for audience to digest the information
·         Add humor – when necessary, put humor so as not to make the presentation boring
·         Ready audio visual aids and hand outs – this will assist audience in comprehending your points
·         Limit presentation – if possible, do not go pass 15 minutes in order to maintain the focus.


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