After Dinner Speech: Advice from THE Executive Speech Coach East Coast Associate Sims Wyeth that you can pass along.
The after dinner speech is a formal speech with one big difference: it should revolve around a humorous illustrative story.
A word of caution: establish a serious theme at the outset then illustrate it with a whimsical story.
And make the transition into the story casually. Don’t say, “You know … that reminds me of the story about two lumberjacks…” Get into your story so casually that there is no dividing line. Throw the clutch without grinding the gears.
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