Speechcraft Fundamentals 5 – How NOT To Open Your Speech

You have probably been told that you need to start your speech off strong with a good opening. I strongly agree!

You have probably been taught some ways to open your speech. I strongly DISAGREE! With a few of them. Watch this video to find out what I mean.

Before you actually watch the video below, it would help if you had the adequate background provided by the first 4 units:

  • Unit 1 – Topic vs Message can be found here.
  • Unit 2 – Structure Your Speech can be found here.
  • Unit 3 – The Emergency Speech Tip can be found here.
  • Unit 4 – Make Your Point can be found here.

And now we proudly present Unit 5…