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18 Public Speaking Tips


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Keep It Short, Please
Don't force your audience to entertain themselves.
Don't force your audience to entertain themselves.
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Even the president's State of the Union Address is only around an hour. Know what's expected of you and deliver that -- and no more. We've all been tortured by a speaker who goes on and on, caring little for the audience's interest or comfort level. Don't be one of those speakers -- always leave them wanting more.