You hear the MC say, “Please welcome to stage, our Keynote Speaker”.
Is your heart racing? Are your palms sweaty? Are you wondering what you are going to say?
Public speaking is purported to be the number 1, fear or phobia, beating out fear of death, so why would you want to be a Keynote Speaker, and if you do, how can you be good at it?
I have been a Motivational Leadership Speaker for over 20-Years, and I have coached and mentored hundreds of executives and upcoming speakers to present with poise and confidence, to leave a lasting impact on their audiences.
Sometimes the term ‘Keynote Speaker’ gets misused; it’s like someone who has posted a blog on HBR calling themselves a ‘Harvard Business Review’ columnist.
A keynote speech is a presentation, usually of 20 to 60-minutes, that establishes a main underlying theme, framework or ‘big idea’ of the conference or convention....