Effective Delivery Outlines
Prepare speech - helps to organize thoughts in order
Rehearse speech - allows you to practice with key words and become consistent
Memory aid during speech - helps to maintain organization and thought process
Critique (nonverbals, message, solution; which is more persuasive):
Good: narrative, emotional appeal; clear transitions, verbal citations "according
to", strong definition and clarification of problem (definition, causes
Faux Pas of Public Speaking
Fear of Speaking
Self-fulfilling prophecy - believing that one can do it will help
Skills Training - practice; in front of a mirror (increases
confidence), in front of one o
Behavioral Interviews - used to know that the candidate meets their needs specific to the
situation or task
STAR approach - structure
S - situation - Explain the situation
T - task - "This is the task situation I was in"
A - action you took -
Prior to the Presentation
Questions to consider about the audience
What is the position of the audience on a topic?
What are the interests of an audience?
How knowledgeable is the audience about the topic?
Why is your audience at your pr
Effective Email Writing; Facebook Professionality
Why is this important?
There are more emails sent every day than telephone calls.
52% of 57 million people consider email essential to work.
60% of work emailers receive 10 messages per day, 23% receive mo
Resume and Cover Letter
Importance - Stand out against other applicants
Make sure you are tailoring to the position you are applying for
Include both addresses, Current and Home
Include Cell phone first, secondary number if there is one
How to.Effective Introductions, Conclusions and Delivery Outlines
Attention Getter - captivate and engage the audience, ie: startling and intriguing statistic,
rhetorical question, etc., used first
Give audience reason to listen - wh
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Should Division I collegiate athletes be compensated for
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How much are you worth?
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In 2012- generated $37
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