Chances that you might have listed multiple inspirational or motivational speeches in your school and college period. Unarguably, such speeches are sometimes very boring, and covering your ears with the headphone becomes mandatory. What about representing your life experience, failures, and successes through words and curating your own quick motivational speech?
Now you’ll wonder how you can do that? Many people and articles claim to be an excellent motivational speaker; your communication and speaking skills should be the next level. Well, these skills are essential but not mandatory. If you can curate the right message and deliver it to the audience, readers will undoubtedly appreciate you.
Hence, follow the upcoming tips and curate the best motivational speech for your audience.
Know About Your Audience
Before you open your Microsoft Word, researching your audience is essential. What does your audience want to listen from you? Why should they hear your speech? What’s your motive behind conveying the message to your audience?
The research will give answers to all these overwhelming questions. It would be better if you grab some references from the internet. Try to make the structure of your speech in mind and adjust according to your audience. If you feel modifications are needed, you can connect with your audience directly and know their interests.
Outline Your Message
In this technology-driven world, nobody, even you, don’t love to hear motivational speeches. Your speech must be meaningful that your audience should know what you’re trying to convey. Your speech should also represent what actions should be taken by the audience. There is no point in delivering an unclear message because it’s just a wastage of time and effort.
Above all, you’ll also lose engagement with your audience. Plus, never feel that delivering more than one message is inappropriate. You are free to provide multiple messages through one speech, but you should know the right way of doing it. Focusing more on the primary message instead of secondary messages is important. But, never try to convey around four to five messages in a single speech because it can make your speech confusing.
Storytelling Is Important
Everyone loves to hear stories, especially when you are explaining something interesting. When you convey your message in a storytelling way, your message connects with the audience directly. Now, the question arises, how to use storytelling for your speech?
Firstly, you can use the entire storytelling concept for conveying your message. Here, everything looks like you’re explaining your message through stories. Secondly, make storytelling a tool for introducing your story’s disclaimer and keeping your audience engaged until the conclusion part. Using these ways, your speech will become super compelling for the audience.
While ending the speech, mostly everyone says ‘’Thank You’’ and leaves the stage. Your conclusion should bring curiosity in the listener’s mind, and questions should arise from everyone. Hence, you also need to engage with your audience through questions and dialogues.