The Quick and Easy Way of Effective Speaking

Posted by Matthias Günther
  • p 151: speak with animation and force => your external animation will have a beneficial effect upon your mental process
  • p 160: "War is simple enough in its conception but unfortunately complicated in its execution." - Marshal Foch
  • p 161: "don't try to imitate other - be yourself"
  • p 163: audience must feel that there is a message being delivered straight from the mind and heart being delivered straight from the speaker to their minds and hearts
  • p 175: gather facts to introduce the speaker: TIS
    • T: topic - subject of the speakers talk
    • I: importance - bridge between the topic and the interests of the group
    • S: speaker - the name of speaker and his outstanding qualifications
  • p 186: a talk is a voyage with a purpose and it must be charted
  • p 187: begin your talk with an incident example
  • p 188: arouse suspense
  • p 189: state an arresting fact
  • p 191: If you want to interest your listeners don't begin with an introduction. Begin by leaping right into the heart of your story
  • p 196: avoid funny story openings
  • p 200: use of analogy is a nice technique for supporting a main idea
  • p 302: use support material to your talk's ideas:
    • clear and vivid
      • incidents
      • comparisons, and demonstrations
    • truth and emphasize importance of main points:
    • statistics
    • testimony