Don't Drop the Mic: The Power of Your Words Can Change the World

Don't Drop the Mic: The Power of Your Words Can Change the World

by T. D. Jakes
Don't Drop the Mic: The Power of Your Words Can Change the World

Don't Drop the Mic: The Power of Your Words Can Change the World

by T. D. Jakes


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Master communicator Bishop Jakes is here to tell us how to effectively get our message across, whether it's speaking to thousands or just to a friend. What we say, and how we say it, matters.

Communicate boldly and effectively like never before with the help and guidance of a #1 New York Times bestselling author and trusted Bishop.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Bishop Jakes has been speaking in front of audiences large and small for decades, and over the years, he has learned a thing or two about communicating with audiences.
Now, for the first time ever, Bishop Jakes shares his wisdom and skills he’s learned to help readers communicate better themselves. Whether you are preparing to speak on stage before thousands or present at the next budget meeting, preach a sermon or deliver a diagnosis, this book is full of practical advice and solutions to help you get your message across.
Readers will learn:
  • The process Bishop Jakes uses to create his sermons, which connect with hundreds of thousands each week
  • How to tailor you message for your intended audience
  • The importance of body language
  • How to be ready to make every opportunity count
  • When and how to use silence to speak for you
  • Why how you present yourself matters 
Drawing lessons from Scripture and his own life, Jakes gives career advice for those who have or want to grow into a speaking career, but he also provides clear direction and insight for everyone who gives presentations, writes emails, or talks to other people in their job or home life.
In this book, Bishop Jakes gives you tools and skills so that you can communicate better.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455595365
Publisher: FaithWords
Publication date: 04/19/2022
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 121,801
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

T. D. Jakes—one of the most inspirational, influential, and treasured spiritual leaders of our time—is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books. He is the CEO of the towering TDJ Enterprises, spanning film, television, radio, publishing, podcasts, and an award-winning music label. He is a Grammy Award-winning music producer and his blockbuster films have achieved international success at the box office. His inspirational conferences (MegaFest, Woman Thou Art Loosed) continue to have a profound global impact. Bishop Jakes is a master communicator whose trusted voice is heard in more than eighty million homes daily and across a vast worldwide audience via social media. He resides in Dallas, Texas.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: The Voice of Hope

Chapter 1 The Gift of Speech 13

Chapter 2 Own the Fear Factor 37

Chapter 3 Preach but Don't Preach 63

Part 2 The Legacy of Language

Chapter 4 Find the Joint! 93

Chapter 5 The Process of Preaching 119

Chapter 6 Where Does It Hurt? 155

Part 3 The Promise of Practice

Chapter 7 Every Shot Is the Only One You Have 185

Chapter 8 Learn the Grammar of Body Language 209

Chapter 9 The Pregnant Pause 231

Part 4 The Discovery of Delivery

Chapter 10 Tour Guides and Trailblazers 261

Chapter 11 Sound Check 283

Chapter 12 Keep Your Cool When the Mic Is Hot 307

Part 5 The Meal in the Message

Chapter 13 The Recipe Dr. Frank Thomas 333

Chapter 14 The Ingredients Dr. Frank Thomas 357

Chapter 15 The Taste Dr. Frank Thomas 375

Appendix: Analysis of Bishop Jakes's Sermon "I Didn't Know I Was Me," Dr. Frank Thomas 393

Notes 441

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