| Public Speaking |
Impromptu Speech |
Ice Breaking ( first) Speech|
Five simple strategies to motivate your
One of the most important elements of
leadership is the ability to motivate people. Without motivation, even the
most skilled team of seasoned professionals is unlikely to achieve great
things. A highly motivated group of talented people, on the other hand, can
While itís true that motivating people involves more than just changing the
way you speak, there are some simple guidelines you can follow to help build
team motivation with only your words and your voice:
∑ Be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm is contagious! Before you present your
ideas, think about the aspects of the subject that you find most
interesting, and donít be afraid to let that interest come through in your
∑ Use quotes, stories and anecdotes. Along with their obvious
entertainment value, quotes and stories can lend authority to your topic and
provide concrete examples that people can relate to.
∑ Speak with confidence. Deliver your message loud and clear.
Maintain eye contact with your listeners. Donít mumble or slouch.
∑ Say you and we, not I and me. Instead of telling people what you
want them to do, present ways for them to work together to achieve their
goals. Involve listeners in the success of the group.
∑ Keep it simple. People arenít motivated by what you say; theyíre
motivated by what they understand. The best way to ensure audience
understanding is to break down complex ideas into simple components.