Taking on this role improves critical thinking, confidence and public speaking skills. Every speaker is a role model and club members learn from one another’s speeches.
As a Meeting Speaker you,
- Prepare, rehearse and present a speech during the club meeting.
- Arrive early to make sure the microphone, lectern and lighting are working and in place.
- Discuss your goals, strengths and weaknesses with your evaluator prior to giving your speech.
During the Week, Prior to the Meeting:
- Enter your Speech Title and Objective on easy-Speak.com so it is properly listed on the agenda.
- Confirm that your Title, objective, and time are correct on the Agenda.
- Contact a mentor to get feedback on your speech, and adjust it before the meeting.
Before The Meeting:
- Give your manual to your Evaluator, show them which speech they are evaluating, and tell them if there are any specifics you want them to look for.
During the Meeting:
- Keep your eye on the timer. Be prepared to wrap up quickly when you get the yellow signal.
- Have fun!
- Get your manual back from your Evaluator at the end of the meeting.
- Preparation is the key to staying on time.
- Watch the timer for minimum time and be prepared to wrap up quickly when you see the yellow flag.
- Stop speaking when you see the red flag.