Giving a Talk, Speech, Presentaion – the First 30 Seconds is Crucial. (Video Inside.)

Have a speaking engagement – short talk? presentation? even a job interview? Starting out is always an opportunity to immediately draw your audience in.

Not many do it well. Even TEDx speakers.

This one does it well. Notice the first 40 seconds. She starts with a question. She identifies with her audience. She gives specific relateable examples. She sets up the central question. Great job.