Last post I explained what to think about 5 minutes before you are introduced and called up to speak (namely focus on the first 60 secs of what you’ll say).
Next, once you’ve actually walked on stage after being introduced by the MC, what you do before you open your mouth is very important. Here’s what I do:
Public speaking tip: What to do on stage before you actually speak
I’ll walk up and pause on stage, smile and then focus on four friendly faces (aka the 4Fs), then begin once I have everyone’s attention. …Continue Reading