I just came across this great post on how to open your speech thanks to the TM Twitter feed. Stephen Shapiro has some great insights on how to best open and conclude any kind of speaking engagement. An absolute must read for those who wish to leave an impression with their speech.

To read more follow this link (opens in a new window)

http://www.openforum.com/articles/tactics-for-captivating-your-audience?cid=em-smartbrief