English with Kirsty – episode 208

Focus on your message – 5 things to think about

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Today I’m starting with the idea that we should try and focus on our message, rather than on how we feel about delivering it.

“I’ve got something useful to share that will help people”, rather than “I don’t want to speak in front of these people because I’m nervous!”

It doesn’t mean we ignore how we feel, but it shifts the focus on to something more positive.

Following on from the idea of focusing on the message, there are 5 more things to think about:

  1. Make it clear;
  2. Make it complete/don’t hold back useful information;
  3. Make it relevant;
  4. Make it yours;
  5. Make it memorable – in a good way!

I also mentioned the conversation club. If you want to find out more or to join us at one of the meetings, you can sign up on the conversation club’s page.

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