Tips for Press Conferences
Stand rather than sit.
CONTROL the message. Keep your speakers to a minimum (3 max).
Develop your key messages ahead of time, and relay them clearly and concisely.
Let the reporters ask for more information/clarification.
More on Metaphor. here's one that Senator Al Franken used in 2009 when he
extended Barack Obama's campaign metaphor of the country being a car in a
I feel Franken weakens his speech by explaining ahead of time what he's doing.
Just move right into
UGBA 191C Communication for Leaders
For your first persuasive speech in this class, you will develop and deliver a 3-4 minute
persuasive appeal on one of the following topics:
Persuade us to invest in your business idea, OR
Convince us to invest time and/
Obstacles to Effective Listening
by Bill Sonnenschein
Style differences can create obstacles to effective listening. To become good listeners,
we first must work on understanding the obstacles that get in the way of good listening.
Knowing the potential p
Key Theories to Enhance the Persuasiveness of Your Prepared or
By Rick Isaacson
Before composing your persuasive prepared and impromptu speeches, it is advantageous to
Let There Be Stoning!
by Jay H. Lehr
Let there be an end to incredibly boring speakers! They are not sophisticated, erudite
scientists speaking above our intellectual capability; they are arrogant, thoughtless
individuals who insult our very presence by t
MOCK INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Why did you choose this college and how did you arrive at this decision?
What factors did you consider in choosing your major?
Of the courses you have had at college, which courses have you enjoyed the most?
Describe how your