7 Ways to Use Your Public Speaking Skills ...


I took two public speaking classes in high school, and my teacher emphasized the various ways to use your public speaking skills. To this day, I still keep that in mind, and look for ways to tie in what she taught me. In fact, I use them more than I thought I would! Public speaking is all about communication and as humans, we spend a lot of our time communicating. Here are a few ways to use your public speaking skills that I think are brilliant for improving communication.

1. Interviews

Whether itโ€™s a job or college interview, there are a few ways to use your public speaking skills to your advantage. In public speaking, itโ€™s all about playing with the audience. It shouldnโ€™t be a rehearsed script that you spit out. And using that same mantra for interviews will help you be in the moment. It should be a pinch-ouch type of reaction that is authentic, so donโ€™t run off into your prepared answer. Instead, make eye contact and remain confident as you talk to get the interviewer on your side.

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