So why do you even bother? Why go to all of the effort to give a speech? I mean, if you agree to give a speech you are really signing yourself up to pick a topic, do the research needed, write the speech, practice the speech, and then finally go to the effort of actually … Read more How Can You Become More Persuasive In Your Next Speech?
The reason that we give speeches is because we want to change the world — that’s what the importance of public speaking is all about. No, we may not end up changing it in some big way, but we’d at least like to change the way that the audience that we’re talking to views their … Read more The Power Of Persuasion
We all know about the importance of public speaking, but why do we give speeches? The reasons vary, but more often than not we are trying to convince an audience to do something. This means that we’re going to have to deliver a persuasive speech. Before you can do that, you’re going to have to … Read more 3 Steps For Creating A Persuasive Speech
Dr. Jim Anderson investigates how a speaker can persuade an audience to take action. Dr. Anderson reveals the secrets that you can use during your next speech to get your audience to agree that there is a problem that they need to take action to fix. To get more tips and techniques for creating and … Read more Video: Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters
Not all speeches are the same. Graduations, weddings, corporate pep-rally’s – those are all pretty straightforward. One of the most difficult types of speeches to give is one in which you have been brought in to convince an audience of something. As difficult as this type of speech is to give, if you can become … Read more Persuasion Power – How To Win Over An Audience
If you think about it, there are a lot of different types of speeches that we can give: humorous, informative, motivational, and of course, ones that are designed to get your audience to start thinking a particular way. Oh yeah, this last type just may be the hardest type of speech to give… Where Do … Read more Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters
Today’s audiences are a jaded bunch. In fact, a Gallup Poll shows that just 16% of us have a favorable opinion of business executives. With all of the Wall Street failures and auto maker bailouts that are currently going on, this number will probably keep going down. What’s a presenter to do in order to … Read more Why Your Audience Wants Bad Things To Have Happened To Their Presenter
So why do we even bother communicating information to others? The answer is simple: we often need others to see things the way that we do. Study after study has shown that most people (myself included) believe that we’re so smart that we can not be sold. The great communicators know that the truth turns … Read more The Art And Science Of Persuasion