19 Feb 2017
One of our favourite personal development people is, without a doubt, Brian Tracy.
Brian is not one of your brash young vloggers who have commandeered the YouTube channels with their views about life. On the contrary, Brian is now 75.
But, in our view, he still has an amazing youthful enthusiasm for bringing his personal development insights to the world through his seminars and conferences, his speaking engagements, his books, and his YouTube channels.
This week, we came across a new (to us) YouTube video that Brian posted in August 2015 on 15 ways to start a speech or presentation and we love it.
When you watch the video, you'll learn in 2 ways. First, by the ease with which Brian speaks direct to you and secondly by the ideas he puts across.
On the first point, here are 5 lessons you can learn from Brian's speaking style.
On the second point, Brian's 15 suggestions on how to start a presentation are all gems, as you would expect from a man who has given 5000 talks to more than 5 million people world-wide.
Here's a summary of those 15 ideas on how to start a presentation:
So, if you're due to make a speech or presentation, and you're stuck on how to kick it off, as well as how to look, you can't do better than take 5 minutes to watch Brian's video.
And here it is...
(Attribution: This YouTube video was posted by Brian Tracy's Success Channel. To see the video on YouTube, right click the video and select Copy Video URL. The top picture is taken from pixabay here.)