Although my speaking days are over, I've learned a ton in both many failures and many successes doing technical talks on various aspects of software. My 11 main pieces of advice are:Read more
- Tell them what you're going to tell them, tell them, tell them what you told them.
- Have fun
- Effective Pausing
- Start with: a joke, a story, a leading statement
- have 3 bottles of resealable water nearby, not cups
- use a visual aide
- treat the podium as...