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It's when you are able to control your voice to the highs and lows and be able to make it a little more dramatic so that you catch the attention of the audience.
... in the initial one and a half minute to know whether they are going to listen to him/her any further or not.
This leaves you with a small time span in which you are supposed to grab the attention of the audience.
Microphones just make any speaking mistakes or tics louder and easier for your audience to detect.Practice speaking with a microphone before your performance and record your speech. This will help you detect words you have pronounced too loudly and times when hard consonants have caused feedback with the sound system.
King George likely couldn’t help but feel he would never measure up to the likes of legendary orator Winston Churchill.
Have faith in your voice. The key is to develop one’s own style, also known as your “authentic voice.” That “authentic voice” will connect well with an audience.