5. Action. Once the audience is convinced your policy is beneficial, you are ready to call for
action. Say exactly what you want the audience to do and how to do it. Then conclude with
a final stirring appeal that rein-forces their commitment to act.
Yes put that in your pipe and smoke it! said Zulz.
Theyre bloodsuckers, said Zulzs wife, Trudel, crinkling her nose.
Theyre like bedbugs.
Hannah said, May I speak?
Doll turned on her his highwaymans stare.
Well, its a basic point, she said. Theres no av
And the covered veranda?
It was either that or the
Humilia came through the open doors with the tray and the stone pitcher,
and two platefuls of pastries and biscuits.
Thank you, Humilia dear.
When we were again alone I said mildly, Your maid, Mrs Doll. I
If he had an agent, someone to guide him, she might be able to show him how to escape, how
to find his way downstream. But he didnt, not yet (he had to be optimistic enough to think it was
still a matter of yet), and so he was left in the company of other
the poker table. But then again, what good had Zig done? His manic kibitzing about the dying girl and the Just City never
ripened into specific demands. It was as if specific demands were a relic of a former age. Or as if, Richard thought, we had
the cheek, and with that he was gone, leaving Mercer somehow more alone than hed been before as if it were having once
not been alone that made the difference.
HAT SUNDAY, when Ramona Weisbarger stuck her head into the basement, she would find
we think. In many realmschess, music, business, medicinewe as-sume that the outstanding
performers must possess staggering intelli-gence or gigantic memories. Some do, but many do
not. For example, some people have become international chess masters thoug
There was a sleek black Bentley SUV
in front of the building and I saw my
reflection in the spotless limo tinted
windows. I was flushed and my gray
eyes were overly bright. Id seen that
look on my face beforein the bathroom
mirror just before I went to be
On January 12, 1981, the reporter from the Times met him at the Marriott Hotel just east of Los
Angeles International Airport. Bob hadnt slept much the night before. In fact, he hadnt slept
much for the entire month before. He lay awake at night wondering
Part Two continues with two further chapters, each of which pres-ents unique challenges for leaders of
public policy. Two fundamental concerns arise for leaders. Chapter 5, Construction, Art, and Poli-tics,
addresses the ways we frame problems and the fac
Thats becauselook, take a scissors He is not
happy, Miss Peale.
Dolly went quiet. There were times, listening to Arcs silken monotone, when shed been sure
shed heard a curl of irony around the words hed been ordered to say, like he was speaking to