Climbing to the top of any profession will inevitably involve public speaking in some form, be it giving a talk, addressing large groups of colleagues or chairing an event. It can be a daunting prospect - particularly in the early stages of a career or if public speaking doesn't come naturally.
But there are ways of building up to chairing an event or delivering a key note speech at a conference. And who better to share his tips on mastering the art of public speaking than Damian Wild - Editor-in-Chief and Publisher at EG. He joins Sarah Jackman in the studio for this week's episode of Bricks & Mortar and covers everything from the use of a prop and jokes to dress code and preparation.