At this moment, public speaking is urgently needed by all society and all ages, like students who need public speaking to present their presentations to the class or companies who will present their report to superiors, and anything else. Some people consider public speaking is a hard thing to do. Here are five tips to improve your public speaking skills.
First, practice. The first important thing to do to improve our ability to speak in public is practice. Maybe everyone has a different way of practice. However, practice really important if you want to improve your ability to speak in public. if someone doesn’t practice or prepare the thing that he wants, then the person will fail.
Second, listen. The second thing that you need to do in order to improve your public speaking ability is listen a lot to people or to our audience targets. Maybe their opinion not be right, but their opinion should be respected. When we listen, we get new information about what audience wants and we can make ways to get attention from audience.
Third, record and watch. One method of practice is to record and watch ourselves when we pretend to speak in public. You can observe the footage and then analyze the flaws in yourself. Then try to fix it. Because, when we speak in public, it will feel more stressful. So, there’s a chance we might make a mistake.
Fourth, be honest with yourself. After having done some way before, the next thing that we have to do is be honest with ourself about what kind of thing that can hamper us when we speak in public. Never lie to yourself and start admitting your failure. Then, cover up your failure by doing the previous step.
Fifth, know your audience and subject. Before speaking to the audience, it will be good when we know who has become our audience. when we know the audience, we can make a plan about what will we share by knowing the condition of the audience.
Those are some tips to improve your ability to speak in public. You can try and practicing start from now. Good luck.