How long should you practice your speech?

Activist and writer Conor Grennan says he learned how to be a good public speaker from renowned healthcare industry keynoter Ford Koles, who shared his own approach.

“I practice. I practice like crazy—alone, with others, whatever I can do. And you know when I know I’ve practiced enough?” he asked.

I shook my head.

“I look out the window, at that park down there, and I ask myself, would I literally rather go outside and dig ditches than say this speech again?” he paused. “That’s how I know I’m pretty close to being ready.”

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