Sometimes, do you have trouble engaging people when you’re presenting?
Here’s a great way to fix that:
Give your talk a strong structure.
If you use the structure shared in this post:
- You’ll engage people right from the start.
- You’ll keep them hooked right to the end.
- They’re more likely to think the content you’re presenting’s just what they need.
Actually, you’ll find 2 things in this post that you can use to build a better talk:
- A strong structure for the content you present.
- A 4-step method for writing your speeches (and e-books, newsletters, etc).
Both are set out in the 15-minute video below, by speaker-coach Hugh Culver:
In a hurry? You can skip the video’s intro (of 3½ minutes).
And if you watch on Vimeo, you can even speed up playback.
I came across Hugh’s video a while ago, and was really impressed with how audience-focused the structure is that he presents. I also like that he uses just 4 steps to map out the writing process: