A Christmas Toast
Competent Communication Manual #3 – Get to the Point (5:00-7:00 min)
Organize speech to achieve general and specific purpose; Reinforce purpose with beginning, body, and conclusion; Project sincerity and conviction; Control nervousness; Strive to not use notes.
Live your day as it was your last one
Competent Communication Manual #7 – Research Your Topic (5:00-7:00 min)
Collect information from numerous sources; Carefully support the points and opinions with specific facts, examples, and illustrations gathered through research.
Competent Communication Manual #10 – Inspire Your Audience (8:00-10:00 min)
Inspire the audience by appealing to noble motives, challenge the audience to achieve a higher level of beliefs or achievement; Appeal to the audience’s needs and emotions, using stories, anecdotes and quotes to add drama.
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