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People Skills by Casey Hawley

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CHAPTER23

Speaking Formally to a Large Group

In This Chapter

  • Using confident body language for a great approach
  • Making eye contact with your audience
  • Researching and preparing your content
  • Delivering high-impact openings and closings

Although almost everything you learned in the previous chapter can be applied to speaking to larger groups, an entire set of additional skills are also needed. When you speak to groups of 20 or 200 or more, expectations are higher for preparation, delivery, and even entertainment value.

This chapter shows you how to deliver a speech with poise and professionalism, as well as how to make your material and yourself ...

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