Why memorizing your high-stakes speech frees you: Sen. Amy Klobuchar

The Eloquent Woman

Did you ad-lib? I completely ad-libbed because I decided if they were having technological problems… Too often, I see speakers look at memorizing your speech as something awful--limiting, structured, nervous-making. I think it's telling, too, that Obama used the same insurance policy on his more prominent speech. Read my tips for making your talk better with practice and memorization, and give it a try.