In the sweaty-palm continuum, giving a wedding toast probably ranks somewhere between a job interview and a boss-mandated karaoke session in terms of terror level. All eyes are on you and you’re definitely on the spot, but all you can do is take a deep breath, muster up all your confidence, and just roll with it.
And the best way to make the speech great — and even one you enjoy giving — is to prep as much as possible, say Kristine Keller and Marisa Polansky, cofounders of Speech Tank
, a Brooklyn-based speechwriting company. Ahead, they share their top tips for giving a perfectly memorable wedding toast.