Genius Technique - Split Your Story
Here is a unique skill I teach about in my public speaking course for
you to try out. Instead of telling
a complete story beginning to end split your story instead. Start a
story near or at the beginning of your talk, but don't finish it. This
builds suspense when you cut off the story at a key point or just before
the climactic finish.
It builds anticipation in your audience. Then finish the story at the
end of your talk.
When you use these skills, you will have every single
person there at the end of your speech because they want to know what
happened at the end of the story, as you weave the split parts back
Create a split, for positive tension, so they do not "mentally
split" from your talk and daydream, or snooze. (No ZZZs allowed.)
You want people hanging on
the edge of their seats, so keep them curious.
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