He’s been nominated for 130 musical and film awards and has won over 50% of them, including the Grammys and the Oscars. And yet, Will Smith makes this profound statement that every public speaker should follow “I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.”
In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to build your public speaking muscles by perfecting the art of practice. We’re going to cover the same techniques that professional actors use to internalize their scripts with passion and authority.
There are so many benefits to layered rehearsals and practicing — increase in confidence, sense of control, and higher quality production.
With practice, it won’t be your first time giving the presentation — it’ll be your 5th or 6th. It’ll be your 5th or 6th time practicing enunciation, projection, vocal variety, and movements.
It’ll be your 5th or 6th time practicing your objective and receiving feedback from trusted advisors and friends. Remember, practice is the decisive factor between good and great. Scattered applause to standing ovations.