Continuing Your Journey

In This Chapter

• Rules for delivering a great speech

• Giving spontaneous speeches

Now that you’ve gotten a glimpse of what speaking and training for a living is really like, are you ready to continue down this path? Although the road to becoming a professional speaker and trainer may not always be an easy one, we promise that it will be filled with adventure, enormous gratification, and personal reward. There is nothing more exhilarating than standing before an audience and connecting with them. Every engagement is different, so speaking and training may not get easier, but we assure you that with practice and study, you will get better and master your craft.

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