How to Give a Persuasive Presentation

How to Give a Persuasive Presentation - facts and as many...

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How to Give a Persuasive Presentation Instructions 1. Choose a topic near and dear to the hearts and minds of your audience. A persuasive presentation must appeal to your audience's emotions, urge action on a topic that is important to them, or present a case against another viewpoint in an attempt to sway the audience your way. 2. Analyze your audience to determine subjects that are likely to personally affect them. 3. Grab the audience's attention immediately in your introduction with an emotional Appeal, a startling statistic or an evocative example that illustrates your issue clearly. 4. State the facts of the problem you are trying to solve, a distorted truth you want to dispel or a situation that begs for the attention your audience can offer. Use statistics,
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Unformatted text preview: facts and as many quotes from experts as possible to lend credibility to your argument, energize your audience and get them poised for action. 5. Propose a solution to each specific part of the problem you presented. It is important to show that the problem can be solved and that all you need is the help and support of every audience member. 6. Create a vivid mental image for them of two possible futures. First, paint them a picture of the way things will be if they help out; and second, let them have a look at the possibilities if they don't offer to be a part of the solution. 7. Issue your call to action. Make your final appeal an emotional one that will get them on their feet in support of your cause...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MBA 4701 taught by Professor Abcd during the Spring '11 term at Alaska Pacific University.

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