Lecture or Speech?

Lecture or Speech by MariLiza Backstrom

What’s the difference between lecture or speech?
In my experience coaching leadership & communication skills to professionals and leaders around the globe, I’ve noticed that many people don’t know the difference between lecture and speech.
Even major companies who hire presenters in a regular bases, sometimes don’t have a clear idea about the difference and use the terms interchangeably.
It’s worth to know the differences between speech and lecture when someone ask you to give a personal or professional presentation. Find out what is expected, so you can give your best.

 

Ten differences between lecture and speech:

 

LECTURE SPEECH
Share KNOWLEDGE Share VALUES
Serve to INFORM Serve to INSPIRE
Given by a TEACHER Given by a LEADER
Promote intellectual UNDERSTANDING Promote EMOTIONAL BOND
Has a STRUCTURE Has a SCRIPT
CLARIFY OPTIONS available Invite people to go LEFT or RIGHT
EDUCATIONAL MOTIVATIONAL
Show a PROCESS Show a PURPOSE
Connect more with the LEFT brain Connect more with the RIGHT brain
At the end, the audience will
know how to do X, Y, and Z.
At the end, the audience will
be inspired to X, Y, or Z.

 

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