“Speak to be remembered and repeated” is advice given by speech-coaches. Isn’t that the goal of every speaker — to be remembered and repeated?
Presidents have gifted speech writers to coin ringing phrases for the history books. You can be just as memorable when you think about what you want to say and why.
Patricia Fripp is a Speech Coach who gives these seven tips for crafting a speech or presentation.
- Speak in short sentences or phrases.
- Don’t step on your punch word.
- Perfect your pause.
- Repeat your key ideas more than once.
- Never read your speech.
- Use stories. Help your listeners “see” your words.
- Say something memorable.