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12 Ways to Make Listeners Like Us

  1. Consider yourself honored to be asked to speak
  2. Give listeners sincere appreciation
  3. Whenever possible mention names of listeners
  4. Play yourself down not up
  5. Say “we” not “you”
  6. Don’t talk with scowling face
  7. Talk in terms of listeners interests
  8. Have a good time
  9. Don’t apologize
  10. Appeal to nobler emotions of audience
  11. Welcome criticism (don’t resent it)
  12. Be a good man skilled in speaking (practice)