Powerful Public Speaking: How to Capitolize on Your Personal Style Avoid the 9 Myths

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966733006
  • Publisher: Brain Research Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xv
Part I (Principles)
1 A Professional Approach 1
Myth of rhetoric
Social science
Personal effectiveness
Personal strengths
Personal ethics
Personal speech cycle decisions
2 Live Speaking Situations 5
Myth of attention factors
Attention
Perception
Language
Memory
Speech format
3 Audience Decision Making 11
Myth of need-motivation
Decision making stages
Psychological continuum
Decision cycle stages
4 Preparation and Delivery Styles 15
Myth of preparation uniformity
Novice mistakes
Thinking styles
Personal strategies
Part II (Decisions)
5 Getting Subjects 19
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of demographic analysis
When asked to give a speech, what do I need to know?
How will I know when I have enough content?
Which of the four speech components should I select first?
What's most important in the speaker-audience relationship?
Whose interests come first in the relationship?
How do I determine audience interests?
How do I determine my interests?
How is the speech purpose related to content?
Which comes first, subject or purpose?
What's the best way to do research?
6 Organizing Plans 29
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of the logical outline
What's the purpose of organization?
How is content related to structure?
What are the different ways that ideas can relate to each other?
Why make an outline?
What's the idea-imagery outline?
What's the speech format?
What's the purpose of the introduction?
What's the purpose of the preview?
What's in the message of the speech?
How many ideas should be in a speech?
What's the purpose of the review?
What's the purpose of the conclusion?
What's a content plan?
What's a language plan?
What's a delivery plan?
What's an impromptu speech?
7 Aiding Memory 43
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of rote rehearsal
How do you combine ideas with imagery in a context?
What's the best way to view a speech for purposes of memory?
What types of memory aid can I use?
Why should I use a language rehearsal?
What's the best way to rehearse language?
Why should I rehearse delivery?
What's the best way to rehearse delivery?
8 Lowering Stress 49
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of stage-fright
What can I expect?
What's the nature of stress?
How do I prepare mentally?
How do I prepare emotionally?
How do I prepare physically?
Why do I forget things when I stand up to speak?
9 Speaking 55
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of passive delivery
How can I reduce stress immediately prior to speaking?
Should I imagine the audience in an embarrasing situation?
Is there anything I can do during delivery to relieve stress?
How do I use delivery notes?
Does the speech purpose affect my delivery?
Do I really need to use gestures?
How do I improve my delivery?
I don't notice much audience feedback, why is that?
How can I learn to look at the audience?
How do I adapt to an audience?
What kind of adaptation can I make?
How do I evaluate myself after the speech?
What kind of speech assessment do I need from my audience?
Part III (Reference)
10 A Professional Approach 65
Myth of rhetoric
Social science
Personal effectiveness
Personal strengths
Personal ethics
Personal speech cycle decisions
11 Live Speaking Situations 71
Myth of attention factors
Attention
Perception
Language
Memory
Speech format
12 Audience Decision Making 79
Myth of need-motivation
Decision making stages
Psychological continuum
Forms and functions
13 Preparation and Delivery Styles 91
Myth of preparation uniformity
Novice mistakes
Thinking styles
Personal effectiveness decisions
14 Getting Subjects 99
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of demographic analysis
Audience image
Four speech components
Speaker-audience relationship
Resource search
15 Organizing Plans 111
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of the logical outline
Content plan
Awareness speech
Information speech
Argument speech
Action speech
Speech purpose adaptation
Idea-imagery outline
Speech format plan
Language plan
Delivery plan
Impromptu speech
16 Aiding Memory 143
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of rote rehearsal
Delivery notes
Visual aid(s)
Mental pictures content rehearsal
Language rehearsal
Delivery rehearsal
17 Lowering Stress 153
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of stage-fright
Speech stress
Individual differences
Mental preparation
Emotional preparation
Physical preparation
18 Speaking 169
Personal effectiveness decisions
Myth of passive delivery
Coping
Audience adaptation
Requisite variety
Audience involvement
Speaking
Evaluating
Endnotes 183
Directory of Professional Speech Coaches 193
Toastmasters International 201
Word Index 203
Name Index 205
Speech Progress Chart 207
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