Andrew Dlugan at Six Minutes writes:
“Imagine you are scheduled to deliver a speech in two weeks. At first, you are excited about the opportunity. Very soon, however, a feeling of dread overwhelms you — what will your speech topic be?”
This is probably the best article I’ve read on how to choose the right topic both for you and for your audience, he uses a simple Venn diagram to explain the various options and shows how some topics shouldn’t be considered while others which are not ideal can with some tweaking become a topic that your audience will appreciate. Well worth reading.
To find out how to choose the right topic, read the full article here:(c) Andrew Dlugan