TALLspeaking – Your Speech Coach – Deadly Sin # 1 Sloth

4 Mar

Deadly Sin #1: Sloth
Sloth, or laziness, is committed by speakers who fail to prepare.

Speaking in public, whether formally or informally, is an essential activity that requires effort. Yet, the majority of people expend no effort to improve their effectiveness as a speaker. Tragically, they are content to drift from one frustrating presentation to the next.

“Speaking in public, whether formally or informally, is an essential activity that requires effort.”

You can avoid sloth in a number of ways:

Enroll in a public speaking course
Read public speaking books
Read public speaking blogs
Join Toastmasters or another local speaking club
Study great speakers
Hire a speaking coach

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