There are almost as many ways to approach writing a speech as there are speeches. But each one boils down to a story — one where the audience can identify with the protagonist, and that pulls them forward to the conclusion. Here’s how to make your speech’s story a powerful, compelling one.
Music: “Upbeat” by Jon Luc Hefferman, used under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license
Photo: From a talk at Interesting Vancouver 2014