Openings: How to Start Your Speech Strong

The hardest part of speaking is getting in… and getting out.

In this quick tips video, Ruth Milligan shares an effective tip for opening your speech strong. (Hint, it involves starting with a time, place and story. Listen in and learn more. And watch for her tips on closing next.


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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.