50 'how to' public speaking topics for demonstration speeches
These how to speech ideas focus on soft skills often learned the hard way. We know they are a vital part of acquiring and sustaining good interpersonal relationships but their importance is frequently overlooked.
In an ideal world we're supposed to get them unconsciously, naturally, without effort.
We simply learn from those around us and use them without question in the same way that we breathe without stopping to think whether we need to or not.
But life isn't ideal. We don't all learn useful interpersonal or soft skills without applied effort.
These 'how to topics' list personal skills that collectively make the difference between being hired or not hired, liked or not liked, noticed or ignored, leader or follower ...
There are 5 groups of 10 below.
1. Soft Skills How to Speech Ideas
How to motivate others
How to say 'no' politely
How to think creatively
How to make a 'good' complaint - one that is taken seriously
How to listen effectively
How to apologize sincerely
How to say thank you graciously
How to acknowledge someone who has just been bereaved or suffered a major set back