How to Give Great Speeches

Karlgaard, Rich
December 2007
Forbes Asia;12/10/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p22
The author offers tips on how to deliver great speeches. He encourages a speaker to tell stories instead of using PowerPoint. However, if a speaker must use PowerPoint, the author suggests that he/she should use it as a punch line. Then, he recommends a speaker to get away from the podium, which means walking the stage while talking. However, he notes that this means the speaker should learn his/her material well enough not to need notes or a Teleprompter.


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