A good self-introductory speech

Here’s six tips. The first three are essential. The remaining three elevate your speech from “basic” to interesting to listen to.

  1. Stating your name clearly
  2. Placing yourself – where you are from, the organization you belong to, the position you currently hold
  3. Background – what can you share that is related to the group’s core purpose for meeting? Is it an event, experience, a particular skill or educational qualification?
  4. Interest, passion or goal – what particularly interests you? What drives you? What is the personal goal you want to achieve within this group?
  5. Sharing personal details – hobbies or pet peeves
  6. Unity – what do you share in common with someone else in the group?