5 Public Speaking Tips From the Pros

Whether it’s a pitch for funding, a talk in front of your local Chamber of Commerce or a demo of your new product, every small-business owner eventually has to make a public presentation. Of course, for many that’s a terrifying thought: “What will capture the crowd’s attention? How can I keep them engaged? How can I keep calm?” No one has a better understanding of audience dynamics than professional speakers, who make their living giving talks around the world. Make your next presentation shine with these five helpful tips from speaking professionals. [read more at American Express OPEN Forum]