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Oprah Just Gave A Master Class in Public Speaking. Here's What CEOs Should Learn From It



Oprah Just Gave A Master Class in Public Speaking. Here's What CEOs Should Learn From It
Even if you didn't watch the Golden Globes on Sunday night, you've probably heard about Oprah Winfrey's speech. While accepting the Cecile B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Winfrey delivered a masterful speech that brought the house to its feet. The speech was stirring, and the social media response was swift and overwhelmingly positive.


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Oprah's presentation technique

Oprah's presentation technique
  1. Start with a story: It illustrates shared values.
  2. Be personal and vulnerable.
  3. Give credit to others: Sharing appreciation is not just a nice component of your speech, it is table stakes for taking the stage.
  4. Speak about important topics.
  5. Keep it short: Short speeches can also be more memorable.
  6. Cast a vision: No matter what you’re talking about, make sure your message is positive and future-focused





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Voice as an important tool

Your voice influences the impact of your speech and can make or break its success. 
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Improve Your Public Speaking Voice

  • Slow Down when you speak. Your listeners have an opportunity to absorb and reflect on what you’re saying.
  • Use Voice Exercises to strengthen your voice.
  • Record And Listen To Your Voice. Look for ways to improve your pronunciation, your delivery, and your pacing.
  • Record Phone Conversations. Replay to hear different ways that you could improve your delivery and articulation next time.
  • Focus On Pauses. The drama and power of a speech are contained in the silences that you create as you move from point to point.
  • Eat And Drink Well. Energy is essential for good speaking and voice projection. Cold water can chill your vocal chords and decrease the amount of warmth in your voice.

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