http://publicspeakingpower.com/how-to-start-a-speech-in-public-speaking/ – Visit the blog for a full transcription of the video and download and listen to the audio version of this video.
Most people start their speeches in a horrible way, so boring. I want to show you how to start a speech in public speaking. There are 2 things you want to do:
1) You want to establish with the audience what’s in it for them.
Why should I give my attention to you? Why somebody should even bother listening to you. And let’s face it, not many people establish this during these speeches.
2) You need to establish some credibility as to why are you talking about what you are talking about.