Professional Speaker’s have numerous ways of starting a speech, all designed to grab the audiences attention in the opening seconds, without making it sound like speech. Counterintuitive, I know, but this is an important distinction. The best professional speakers sound like they’re having an intimate conversation with their audience, as opposed to sounding like they’re delivering a lecture. In this episode of the Author Speaker Podcast, we discuss some of these strategies and how you can implement them into your delivery. #keynotespeaker #professionalspeaking #personaldevelopment