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1

How many times should your name appear in the introduction?

2-3 times

2

Should your name be said at the beginning or the end of the introduction?

Not at the beginning. 2-3 times, including once at the end.

3

How long should your introduction be?

30-45 seconds

4

Which parts of the introduction can increase audience appreciation of the speech?

Background info of the speaker and the speech

5

What do speaking pro's do with the introduction?

They use it to set a desired mood/tone

6

Do you really need to create a new introduction for yourself for every speech? Can you just use your twitter bio everywhere?

Yes. You need to create a new one for each speech. An introduction is like a speech bio - each speech needs a different bio, just like each social network needs a different bio.

7

What is the most important thiing that you can use the intro for?

Establishing credibility. "Who is HE to talk about education?" "oh, he has 3 school-going kids and is on the school board"

8

What should the introduction cover about the speaker?

Speaker's background and credentials WITH RESPECT TO the topic!

9

What should the introduction cover about the audience?

How the speech will benefit them and why it's appropriate for this specific audience