“It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
– Mark Twain
Communications Coach at SmartMouth Communications
SmartMouth Founder and Principal Beth Noymer Levine is a Communications Coach who is emerging as one of the country’s leading voices on how to prepare and deliver speeches and presentations that actually work for both the audience and the speaker.
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This is my 3rd year in Toastmasters in Beverly MA, and 2nd year as VP of Membership. I can’t agree with you more on this quote. Being prepared to speak extemporaneously is one of the hardest things to do well. Thank you for this useful quote. Have a great weekend. Roberta
Thanks, Roberta! This quote supports a point I like to make often, which is that no one is really a “natural” … the best of the best work at it!