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Six Ways to Invest in Your Public Speaking Career

Six Ways to Invest in Your Public Speaking Career 690 463 I Need A Speaker

By Norah Wolff

As a speaker, it is vital to invest in yourself to advance your career. Consider trying out a few of these! 

  1. Public Speaking Training: Enroll in public speaking courses either online or in-person. I Need A Speaker offers customized training for individuals and small groups. Email info@ineedaspeaker.com to learn more.
  2. Attend Workshops and Seminars: Look for workshops, seminars, and conferences focused on public speaking and presentation skills. These events often expose you to peers that can educate you on your expertise.
  3. Read Books on Public Speaking: There are numerous books available on public speaking that cover topics such as content creation, delivery techniques, and confidence-building exercises. Some books to look into include Talk Like Ted, The Art of Public Speaking, and THINK FASTER, TALK SMARTER 
  4. Invest in Technology: Consider investing in technology to enhance your speaking engagements, whether in person or virtual. Enhance your technology now: reference these reviews for headphones, cameras, and microphones to begin your research. *We do not profit from the purchase of these items. This should serve as reference only. 
  5. Review Your Speeches: Record your speeches or presentations and review them afterward to identify areas for improvement in your delivery, body language, and content.
  6. Networking: Build relationships with other speakers and professionals in your industry through networking events, conferences, and online communities. This can lead to opportunities for collaboration, referrals, and speaking engagements.

Investing in yourself as a speaker is an ongoing process that requires dedication, practice, and a desire to continually learn and grow. By investing time and effort into your craft, you can delve into new skills and components to become a more confident and compelling speaker in front of any audience.

 

 

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