You have almost certainly seen someone who was a very talented speaker as well as someone with very limited capabilities. Perhaps it was a boss or someone in a social organization with which you are involved, but you have probably seen people who struck you as either good or not so good.
Please, in an effort to avoid personal values, do not discuss politicians or religious clergy in this forum.
This should not refer to public figures on television, or a YouTube clip, but people you have seen in person. What made the good speakers good, and what made the other speakers need some work?
Based on what you have seen and discussed here, what are your biggest hopes for the speech you are presenting this week. What do you think are going to be your strengths? Also, if you have concerns, comment on how you plan on dealing with them.
On a personal ground, I have come across a very prominent and charismatic public
speaker who surely transformed my entire public speaking gesture. This was my renowned