The secrets of a strong opening can elevate your entire presentation. The opening portion (commonly known as “the opener”) of a talk can be daunting. It sets you up for success and sets the stage for the driving point of your entire talk.
In this episode, Michelle Cushatt and Kathi Lipp employ the use of experience, wisdom, and past mistakes to provide the components of a great opener for every speaker. They communicate in their usual delightful way why the opening is so crucial, tools and techniques for preparing the opening, and the types of opening to use for specific presentations. This episode is a great tool both for the novice or experienced speaker.
4 Characteristics of Great Opening
4. Audience centered
Ken Davis’ Book: Secrets of Dynamic Communication
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