by Travia FitzPatrick- Get free new speaking tips here.
The purpose for any speech is to have your listeners take a certain action. It pulls your audience into a higher purpose, gives them something to reflect on and talk about.
He connected with the audience by appealing to a bigger purpose and not just talking about himself.
Leonardo DiCaprio ended his speech with this call to action:
“Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.”
Yes, there’s a much larger ‘environmental’ conversation to have overall, however the purpose of this is to show how each speech needs a call to action.
My challenge for you – see how you can appeal to a bigger purpose in your presentation.
Let me know how it goes!
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