If you want to be a better speaker, today’s post is meant for you.
First of all, here are a few of the reasons I’ve heard for why someone would want to be better at public speaking:
- To open up more opportunities at work by taking on greater responsibilities
- To build reputation and visibility in their field
- To stop dreading requests to speak by dealing with speaking anxiety
- To have a unique voice and be heard, both at work and in personal life
- To be more effective at expressing themselves
- To build confidence, self-esteem and self-respect
- To have a marketable skill when changing jobs or starting a business
There are a lot of reasons that a person would want to improve their speaking skills, which mostly tend to boil down to:
But you’ll never reach these goals or reap the benefits without practice.
Click through to read Lisa’s full explanation and to find links to several other posts about practicing.