What To Say When. . .You'Re Dying On The Platform / Edition 1by Lilly Walters, Walters, Lillet Walters
Pub. Date: 04/01/1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
A heckler is in the audience; the overhead projector breaks; the allotted speech time runs outthese are just some of the panic-producing crises,interruptions,or distractions easily dealt with in this first-aid guide for business speakers. Here,first-timers and experienced pros alike will find everything they need to organize,write,and deliver effective,entertaining speechesfrom installations to toasts and roasts. The guide pinpoints every possible speaking contingencyfrom failed electricity to a bored audienceand for each one tells how to prevent it,what to do about it,and what to say about it. Its treasury of witty,off-the-cuff lines and audience participation devices helps speakers access the perfect words to cover any situation and captivate any audience.
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Table of Contents
Speech Design and Preparation.
Tips on Working With Specific Kinds of Audience Types.
Problems with the Audience.
Room and Equipment Problems.
Other Tips on Specific Kinds of Speeches.
Examples of Simple Group Exercises and Audience Participation Devices; Glossary of Professional Speaking Terms.
Glossary of Celebrity Speakers Who Have Contributed Material Just for This Book.
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