An Introduction to Motivational Speaking
By: Ross Bainbridge
Everybody speaks. Some people speak and get elected president of the United States. Other people speak and armies of business people take to the streets, generating huge sums of money. Still others
Everybody speaks. Some people speak and get elected president of the United States. Other people speak and armies of business people take to the streets, generating huge sums of money. Still others speak and people’s lives change. What makes for difference between those who speak and are received by a rapt audience, and those who merely fill the air with noise?
Speaking clearly and effectively is a science and that science is called motivational speaking. For some it is more art than science but unlike art, true motivational speaking can be learned, can be taught effectively, and must be practiced. To begin with, the thought of getting up in front of a live audience and speaking about anything at all frightens most people to death. They’d rather do almost anything else, be almost anywhere else than in front of a large audience of people, all of whom are listening to them intently. But for some rare individuals, the idea of speaking to large groups of people is exciting. They thrive on the attention. And if they take the time to learn the basics, and if they have something of value to say, there are brilliant, lucrative careers waiting for them as motivational speakers.
The best of the best become motivational keynote speakers. You may get an invitation to attend a seminar or lecture about specific topics. They are usually all centered on the very popular subject of making money but most are more specific in their targets. Some zero in on real estate, some on trusts and wills and estate planning, some are about accumulating wealth through savings strategies or investment plans, others on finding the hidden, illusive keys to success.
You may attend one of these and find yourself sitting through a half dozen or so less than brilliant speakers before one man takes the stage and the audience is suddenly alert and paying full attention. This man is the motivational keynote speaker and he’s the reason most of the people in the audience are there. He’s the one they came to hear. Why? Because his way of presenting his ideas and concepts to an audience is the most professional, the most concise and the most readily accepted of the speakers present that evening.
Because of the many business conventions that are held each year in Las Vegas, there are motivational speakers who work only there all year around. Las Vegas motivational speakers are highly regarded as some of the best in the business as only the best of industry personnel attend the conventions in the area. Some speak of very specific techniques geared towards specific industries. Others are more inspirational speakers, who speak broadly about leadership values and techniques to get teams of employees moving forward enthusiastically as a team. Whatever their particular niche, motivational speakers are well studied and rehearsed in the art of delivering their message effectively.
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