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2.1.1. The Occasion.
2.1.2. The Audience.
2.1.3. The Purpose of your speech.

3.3. THE BODY.

4.1.1. Reading from a Script.
4.1.2. Using Notes.
4.1.3. Reciting from Memory.





During the course of Leadership Development, it has often been mentioned that to lead people, the leader must motivate his followers, and one of the likely methods is to give the people a speech.

To give a speech requires certain skills. Some people have these skills naturally, think of some of the great leaders in history, like Churchill and Hitler, and the way that they spoke to the people and motivated them. These skills can also be learned and every person can give a good speech if he or she follows a few simple guidelines.

In the following few chapters I will attempt to discuss these guidelines. I will cover the three different steps in speeches, the planning, the writing and the delivery.

Discipline in following these steps, and confidence will make it possible for the novice to give a successful speech.

2.1. Foundations.
Often, when one starts to prepare there is the urge to take a pen and paper and to start writing the speech. This is very often the wrong way to start a speech. Planning the speech forms an important step in the preparation of the speech. To not plan a speech could lead to re-writing the speech and will waste time. Through careful planning and preparation, you will answer all the questions and doubts about your speech before they arise. The contents of your speech, and how you deliver it, are based on three important factors:…...

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