If you’re planning on giving a presentation soon, you might like to work your way through this cheat sheet – 9 steps to becoming a public speaking expert.

Make sure you use the nine ways to make an impact – and then you’re ready to go!

  • Go for a dramatic opening with a challenging question.
  • Begin your sentences with verbs.
  • Add some striking adjectives.
  • Present the talk as a story.
  • Throw in some quotes and humour.
  • Use contrasts.
  • Add some repetition.
  • Use a few three-part lists.