Public Speaking Tips: Can You Use Notes In Your Speech?

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People often come up to me and ask if it’s OK to use notes for their speeches. And my answer is always the same.

Simply put, we don’t speak the same way we write. Reading would not only require you to look at text instead of your audience, it would also make you lose your connection to them.

In this video I give my two cents on using notes during a speech. Hope you enjoy!

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