How I Prepared For My First Public Speaking Gig

It was my first time ever on stage. And I’m not going to lie… I was pretty nervous about the whole thing.

How I Crafted My Speech

Shit.

How I Found The Right Topic

Once I had my topic, I really didn’t know exactly WHAT to say.

Sequencing Is Important

  1. Title Slide
  2. Story that leads into The Big Problem/Question
  3. What I discovered
  4. Let me break that down for you
  5. Here’s the how to
  6. Here’s an example of how this works in real life
  7. Recap & CTA to get on my wait list if you want me to help you do this thing that I just talked about

I didn’t know this before I started. I learned this by actually getting my hands dirty and playing around until I found something I thought made a lot of sense.

How I Prepared For Actually Stepping Onto Stage And Delivering The Talk

As much as I wanted to go first, I knew that going last would be the best move for me.

The Room, The Stage, The Earth, And The Energy

Feeling the energy of the room

What Happens Once You’re On Stage

Then… I just gave my talk.

Public Speaking Can Be Fun

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Chris Orzechowski

Chris Orzechowski

Author. Speaker. E-commerce Email Marketing Expert. Aspiring Wine Snob www.TheMakeItRainBook.com