Closings: 3 Ways to End a Speech with Impact

Last week Ruth Milligan shared her top tips for how to open your speech strong. Now she’s back with strategies for the flip side– closings.

In this short video, Ruth explains three strategies for how to close your speech with impact:

  • Finish where you start.
  • Give a call to action.
  • Say thanks.

. Watch it below.


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Ruth Milligan Articulation Executive Communication CoachRuth Milligan is the Founder, Managing Director and an Executive Coach and Trainer with Articulation. She is perhaps best known as one of the original curators for any TEDx event (the license program for TED). Since 2009, Ruth has selected and coached over 200 speakers who have taken the TEDxColumbus stage. She is often tapped as an expert in the TED-style of speaking and has authored a class on how to be a TEDx speaker coach. Connect with Ruth.