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Public speaking tips. I’ve taught public speaking skills to doctors, medical school faculty, and people who are a lot smarter than I am. But, like anything else, public speaking is easier for some people than others. Here are a few tips which you may find helpful. And, if you need more, let me know. Practice. As with anything else, proficiency comes with practice. Practice your presentation with a friend, family member, with a voice recorder or video camera…any way that you can get feedback. Practice so that you can gauge your time effectively. It’s very easy to either use too little or too much time. Don’t read your presentation. Have key ideas – with a few words – on each 3x5 card so that you can glance at the card, recall your point, look at your audience, and continue. Realize that you have information that your audience is eager to learn. Look at your audience – not at the screen or the floor. Find one or two people in each area of the
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