Tagged persuasiveness

Deliver a memorable 30-second speech

At the beginning of your career, you will be naturally hesitant to speak up in a group. (la version française suit) Those who enjoy the sound of their own voice are usually undisciplined speakers and will annoy audiences.  They spend too much time saying too little.  We are now past the point of 30-second TV ads.  As everyone knows, 30 seconds are a very long time if you are waiting for something else to start or restart. Whether it is chairing a CPD programme or speaking from the floor at a condo AGM, 30 seconds is about as much time as…