There is no replacement for preparation. The time and effort will pay off as good preparation for anything does.
If we were having coffee, you’d have the coffee and I’d have chamomile tea. Sinus bothers have overtook me in the second half of the week and it culminated in me feeling nauseous and with sinus pain that literally drove me up the wall. I like to take care of things to do with health in a natural way. These off course take time. I eventually used an Ayurvedic remedy which helped in double-quick time. And it was natural too. I will not gross you out with the details, and I wonder why I didn’t reach for this initially.
A beautifully crafted talk is a wonder to listen to. It takes one on a roller-coaster ride that finishes all to quickly and leaves one wanting for more. They capture the audience’s attention.
I have come across many different opinions on the use of notes in speeches and presentations. The general feeling among novice speakers is to use notes to refer to if needed. It is a sinking feeling to forget one’s next point. So…To Notes or Not to Notes?