40 Minute Mentor

April 4, 2023

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Public Speaking with Alex Merry

Public speaking – an instrumental skill to perfect for any Founder and executive. 

It’s also one of the most dreaded aspects of being a business leader. 

To help make your next presentation a less stressful experience, we’re joined by Alex Merry,  former COO, turned public speaking coach.  

Alex doesn’t only help leaders deliver high-stakes presentations at work and globally recognised conferences, through his coaching and online speaking club, MicDrop, but he’s also published his advice in his book, ‘Make It Count’

In this bite-sized episode, we’re looking at: 

➡️ What makes a good public speaker 

➡️ How to manage your nerves 

➡️ The one thing you should never finish your presentation on 

➡️ How to handle difficult questions 

Helpful links:

➡️ Connect with Alex: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mralexmerry/ 

➡️ Join MicDrop: https://alexmerry.com/micdrop-web/ 

➡️ Get your copy of ‘Make it count’: https://alexmerry.com/get-the-book/ 

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