7 Signs of a Confident and Effective Public Speaker ...


A little over 6 months from now, I will be giving a speech in front of a couple thousand of people so in order to prepare, I thought it would only be appropriate to research the qualities of an effective public speaker. Public speaking is a difficult skill to grasp; after all, not all of us are comfortable in front of a crowd. It can be a little bit nerve-wracking and stressful. However, there is nothing you won’t be able to grasp if you don’t try, so let’s take a look at 7 signs of a confident and effective public speaker.

1. You Make Eye Contact

I’ve sat through a number of presentations during which the speaker never lifted his or her head to actually look at their crowd and connect. After all, as an effective public speaker, you want to get your message across and make sure that whatever is coming out of your mouth stays with your audience. Making eye contact gives the presentation more of a conversational vibe, therefore captivating the audience.

You Use Body Language
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