Public speaking is a multifaceted art form that marries a mixture of verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Memorising a speech is often deemed an essential part of the process, but why is it so crucial? What does it contribute to your performance as a speaker, and how does it impact your audience? This comprehensive guide aims to explore the benefits of memorising a speech and offers advice to help you execute a remarkable presentation.
Being a keynote speaker I’m only always worried about one thing – The impact I’ll have on the audience. I don’t care about making mistakes, remembering perfect sentence script structure or even how I’m feeling.
You may have heard the statistic more people in the world fear public speaking more than death. People are scared to get up and talk in front of an audience. What if they forget? What if they stuff it all up? How would they be seen by the audience and by their peers?