In many professions, some amount of public speaking is necessary. It might be that you need to present in a small meeting or other event. No matter what it is or how daunting you find it, there are steps you can take to improve your skills.

  1. Understand the Expectations and Learn the Details
  2. Know Your Audience
  3. Plan and Structure Your Speech
  4. Don’t Overload Your Slides
  5. Practice, Practice, Practice
  6. Get Feedback
  7. Memorize Your First and Last Lines
  8. Join a Club or Go to a Workshop
  9. Get in the Zone
  10. Don’t Bury Your Face in Notes
  11. Make Eye Contact
  12. Use Pauses
  13. Repeat Yourself
  14. Let Some Questions Go
  15. Keep Talking
  16. Remember the Audience Is on Your Side
  17. Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself

Get more information and details on the tips here.