When you deliver a talk, your audience wants to learn something compelling enough to move them into action.
For this reason, place four to six anchor points throughout the talk that is insightful and compelling. Even common knowledge can be turned into an epiphany if emphasized uniquely or applied to the audience's specific circumstance.
Depending on your perspective, 2006 was either a really bad year for public speaking or the start of a world-changing transformation. In that year the famous TED conference began streaming 18-minute presentations from the world's top minds for free.
I've had a wonderful motivational speaking career that has spanned for over 30 years. There are hundreds of public speaking tips I've learned along the way. I'm going to share as many of them with you as I can.