What is the secret to preparing a good talk, which is easy to learn and deliver?
One of the secrets of giving a successful talk is to plan it carefully and logically.
If it is a very short talk that only lasts a couple of minutes, you can write down the complete text, highlight the key phrases and then, if you don’t feel very confident, learn it by heart.
First of all, prepare a logical structure that connects all the topics you are dealing with.
Divide the talk into three parts: introduction, the development and a conclusion.
It’s a very good idea to learn the opening and concluding comments by heart. A good opening allows you to move on more easily and confidently. And an effective conclusion can leave a positive impression on your audience.
Clarity is essential: keep your talk simple and direct and avoid over-complicated language. Always use words and expressions that are natural to you. Use a style and language which is appropriate for your audience.
But above all, plan a talk that will be easy for you to learn and deliver.