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What is the best way to start a speech?
With a joke.
A scripted introduction in a monotone.
There is no single best way to start a speech. Whether you start with an introduction of yourself or your company, a joke or an icebreaker, it should come across as genuine and authentic.
What is a good technique for starting a speech?
Establish eye contact with the audience and be genuine.
Involve your audience by starting off with a story or message that interests them, or mention how your speech will address their concerns.
List the references and authors in your bibliography.
What is the worst way to start a speech?
Stammering and stumbling over your words.
Telling an interesting, relevant story.
Stating some facts in a predictable, boring way that doesn’t interest the audience whatsoever.
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