It’s become the norm to walk away from a TED talk feeling inspired. While it’s easy to think that those speeches come naturally to the activists, educators and entrepreneurs who are invited to the world-famous stage, successful public speaking often requires coaching. 

Whether you have to give a speech at your best friend’s wedding, present at a job event, or even publicly promote your side hustle, we’ve pinpointed the tips and tricks you need to nail your next speaking engagement.