Use Index Cards and Other Tips for Better Public Speaking

According to public speaking expert Peter Meyers, index cards are a “great and underused technology for public speaking.” Also helpful, taking deep breaths and being succinct.

Publicists spend a lot of time either taking public speaking gigs or arranging them for their clients. Meyers, who is also the author of As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick, talked with us this morning to offer tips and tricks for better oral presentation, whether you’re in front of a live audience or speaking on a broadcast outlet. Click here for the mp3 link to the recording.

Besides the podcast, we’ve attached a video of Meyers talking about his book, so you can see him in action. If you want to heckle him in person, he’ll be at an event at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on October 22 and 23.