Archive for September 18, 2008

How To Tell A Captivating Story And Get Your Audience Listening?

September 18, 2008

When I conduct Public Speaking and Presentation talks and individual speech coaching, I get to hear the participants share and practice what they have learned. And from time to time, some of them present their speeches in a form of stories. The impactful storytellers will end up captivating the audience, getting them to listen, tune in and be on the edge of their seats.

What then can you do to present effective storytelling speeches? Here are some helpful pointers:

1. Develop a strong setting and background within your story.

2. Create the deepening plots at the most unexpected places.

3. Frame your story in the context of your audiences’ lives.