Sunday: Write a speech to which people will want to listen that is well-researched, uses stimulating content and is tailored to the needs of the audience
Monday: Learn how to use effective speaking techniques such as projection, commanding the space and interaction with your audience
Tuesday: Discover more advanced public speaking techniques such as using audio and visual aids, varying your pace, and adding tone and inflection
Wednesday: Ensure you are fully prepared through memorizing key points and rehearsing with others
Thursday: Control your nerves with relaxation techniques and confidence tricks of the trade
Friday: Engage with your audience by keeping to your script, making eye contact and varying your delivery
Saturday: Understand the common mistakes to avoid so that you won't lose your audience's attention
Matt Avery has been a public speaking trainer since 1995, and has been awarded a public speaking Gold Medal. He has a degree in drama, and is frequently invited to sit on the judging panel for public speaking competitions. This is his fourth book on public speaking.