10 Tips for Coaching Speakers

10 Tips for Coaching Speakers

Help the senior executives or subject matter experts who are speaking at your meeting to shine

Part of your role is to help the speakers at your meeting to shine. Here are some tips.

Rehearse your speakers in front of an audience, not an empty room. This will make them more comfortable and offer an opportunity for feedback.
Alert them to vocal fillers (Um, Uh, etc.) These can be distracting. Remind your speaker instead to take a breath, pause, and then continue.
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