What it Takes to be a Keynote Speaker

by Blaqbratz B. writer

After you’ve conquered your fear of public speaking, there are still a lot of qualities that you need to develop, and improve in order to become a certified and effective keynote speaker.

Sometimes, confidence alone is not enough to be able to deliver a remarkable speech. You have to possess several qualities to be an effective one. Here are the top three qualities that a keynote speaker should possess.


Can you make the crowd alive? Some speakers focus much on the substance of their speech that they almost only talk to themselves the entire conference. Regardless of how substantial your speech is, believe it or not, not everyone will be able to digest it. You’ll even see the crowd yawning and trying their best to stay awake.

An effective keynote speaker carries with him or herself overflowing energy to share with the audience. Energy is also a sign of passion.


Not everyone has a sense of humor and only a few are able to acquire this skill and talent. It’s never easy to make someone laugh, giggle, or smile, what more if you’re dealing with a huge number of audience, right? Sense of humor is the easiest way to connect and make others feel your presence.

Giving motivational or inspirational speeches don’t require you to be overly serious. Make your style a combination of sincerity and humorous.


First impression lasts, and how you present yourself will leave a lasting remark to your audience. Having a personality means making yourself look and sound convincing, enough to influence and move your crowd.

Most speakers fail to establish their personality that even if they give a million dollar talk/ speech, they are still not able to impact the crowd. Don’t just be a personality, but have a personality that’s credible and trustworthy enough.

If you don’t have any of these, don’t fret! You can learn these qualities. Practice and experience can turn you into an effective and influential keynote speaker. Just be patient.

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