Why is information powerful?
Have info before other people and it gives you an advantage
The percent of our labor force who hold information-related jobs is:
What is the distinction between informative and persuasive speaking?
Chapter 12- Research
Every 10 minutes of speaking time requires 10 hours of research and preparation time.
How to simplify research?
State a clear purpose first
Begin research early
Use computer searches
Maintain a sources bibliography
Selecting a topic
Selecting appropriate topics:
Familiar and interesting
Convey an important thought to your audience
Think as a listener
Techniques for topic selection