Speak to Connect is what my blog is all about. Someone once said that, when it comes to public speaking, there’s a huge gap between the speaker and the audience, and it’s the speaker’s job to build a bridge between the two. That is, it’s the speaker’s role to Speak to Connect and to make that difference.
In one of my previous posts, I discuss how stories are a powerful way of making or illustrating your point and to get your message across and accepted. This post consists of a recommended story structure for speeches. It applies whether it’s a single story speech, or one of a number of stories within a speech.
Below is a condensed version of my seven-minute speech that I’ll be referring to when explaining story structure.