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Speaker, Leader, Champion: Succeed at Work Through the Power of Public Speaking, featuring the prize-winning speeches of Toastmasters World Champions by Ryan Avery, Jeremey Donovan

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APPENDIX 2

Public Speaking Quick Reference Guide

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Chapter 1: Selecting a Topic

TIP 1: Speak to serve.

TIP 2: Choose a single core message that serves your audience’s needs and interests.

TIP 3: Choose a single, inspirational core theme rooted in an eternal truth.

TIP 4: Design your speech to have an impact.

TIP 5: Talk about subjects you know.

TIP 6: Thoroughly research your topic.

TIP 7: Respect your audience’s knowledge and intellect.

TIP 8: Speak with authenticity.

Chapter 2: Organizing a Speech

TIP 9: Use an organizing framework to make it easy for an audience to grasp the message.

TIP 10: Use the topical framework for informative speeches. ...

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