VividCortex’s powerful monitoring specializes in organizing, indexing, and optimizing your data and database systems – but our founder and CEO Baron Schwartz also has some sterling ideas on how information can most effectively be communicated outside those systems. In the fast, idea-driven world of tech and business, a leader’s ability to deliever a speech is vital.
In a new article on Entrepreneur.com – 4 Secrets to Giving a Speech Worthy of a Standing Ovation – Baron shares a few ideas on how to best engage an audience when speaking live. Information isn’t just for filling space in databases; take a look at Baron’s suggestions for how an orator can thrill and captivate a roomful of ready listeners. For instance, consider how the structure of a narrative can shape and serve a compelling speech:
While preparing a speech, I analyzed what makes the movie Rocky so inspiring and found numerous effective components. The iconic music builds energy, and an underdog’s rise is a time-tested theme. As Rocky trains, he builds character and determination, along with muscle, and overcomes obstacles – regardless of the final fight’s outcome.