As coaches, we’ve seen it a thousand times before. Speed talker syndrome. Sometimes it happens when a speaker is excited or just plain nervous. Other times it’s the guy who tries to fit 38 minutes of content into a 7-minute presentation.
Watch this episode of Talk Like Someone’s Listening to see what we mean:
So take our word for it. If you want to make an engaging, persuasive presentation, your manner of speaking is just as important as the content of your presentation. Take a breath and slow it down. Your audience will thank you. And you’ll dramatically increase your odds of remaining right side up!
Ready for more? Register for our next open class Executive Style and Delivery on August 24 with Meagan Buren. It’s a full-day, highly interactive session focusing on public speaking, style and delivery, and influential storytelling.
About Talk Like Someone’s Listening
Public speakers tend to make the same mistakes over and over. We decided to have a little fun with them. “Take a Breath, or 10” is the fourth video in Articulation’s “Talk Like Someone’s Listening” video series. Watch for more in this comedic series soon.
At Articulation, we help leaders improve their TED-Style presentations, build storytelling competencies and enhance public speaking impact. Let us train you how to think holistically about your presentation from idea to delivery, and coach you through the nuances that transform your presentation from ordinary to extraordinary.