Introduction | Message | Audience | Structure | Physical Aspects | Psychological Aspects


Introduction | The approach | Writing a Speech Outline | Conclusion


Each element of the messages we communicate to contact experiences between us and our partners, distortion increasing illustrated by the following scale of deformation.

  • (100%) What I have to say
  • (90%) What I think to say
  • (80%) What I know to say
  • (70%) What I’m actually
  • (60%) What he means
  • (50%) What is listening
  • (40%) What actually includes
  • (30%) This he admits
  • (20%) What holds
  • (10%) What to say or repeat
  • between each step, approximately 10% loss of message.


Public speaking involves preparation of the content of the message but also the return of the message to its audience.
Content may be interesting, but if poorly restored, it will go unnoticed. Here are some tips to use for your next public speech:

  • Focus on the clarity of the message: no long sentences
  • Whenever it is possible integrate examples and anecdotes to make speech more dynamic
  • Allow interruptions during your speech, this may favour the participation of the audience. You need to know put an end to digressions which make losing time
  • Know how to restore the message by reading the little text.
  • If possible, visit the room where will be taking public speaking or rehearse his speech “in situ”.

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