Public Speaking PART 4 - Speaking with Authority

Public Speaking PART 4 - Speaking with Authority - Powerful...

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Unformatted text preview: Powerful Speaking How to speak with authority Powerful Speaking Research has shown that listeners derive only 7% of a speech’s message from the speaker’s words. 38% comes from the speaker’s Robert Rivlin and Karen Granvelle, Deciphering the Senses: The Expanding World of Human Perception , 1998 Use your voice like an instrument • Volume • Pitch • Rate • Strategic Pauses Volume If your audience can’t hear you, what good is your speech? Proper speech volume depends on: the size of the room, the number of people in the audience, electronic amplification, and the conflicting background noise. Pitch Improper pitch can make you sound unsure and unconfident. Don’t sound like this “ ? ” when you should sound like this “ . ” or this “ ! ” Taylor Mali Pitch Utilize your vocal range – don’t speak in monotone! Practice pitch intonation...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.

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Public Speaking PART 4 - Speaking with Authority - Powerful...

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