Always provide something specific the audience can do almost immediately. No matter how inspiring your message, every audience appreciates learning a tangible way they can actually apply what they’ve learned to their own lives. Inspiration is great, but application is everything: Never be afraid to say, “Tonight, think of an employee who is really struggling – and then tomorrow, do (this) and (this) to try to rescue them.”

 

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best Ted Talks – Dan Ariely