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Straight Talk, Issue #26 -- LEARNING FROM GREAT SPEAKERS
April 30, 2008
|, What can we learn from great speakers?
In this Issue of Straight-Talk! newsletter ~
1. Great speakers
2. Your challenge
3. Quotations by great speakers
4. Regular: Our vision & purpose
" Words can be beautiful, so can dreams, so can hopes."
~ F. Clifton White
1. What makes a speaker great?
Some people/speakers are 'naturally' great at speaking in public, while others struggle to make a good impression on their audiences. But what constitute a great speaker? What are the common attributes you can find in a pool of wonderful, eloquent and powerful speakers? Observe and learn from the best speakers.
2. A challenge for you
Start observing some of the people/speakers you think are great at public speaking. What do they have in common? Write down what you need to do to develop to develop and/or enhance those skills today... then do it!
3. Quotes about and by great speakers
"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine."
~ Anthony J. D'Angelo
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr. in Strength of Love, 1963
"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better to be alone than in bad company."
~ George Washington
"The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we bahave when we don't know what to do."
~ John Holt
4. Our Vision and purpose
Here in http://www.public-speaking-solutions.com, we believe in the power of words. We believe in the absolute necessity and importance of enhanced & effective delivery of speeches to create better understanding, empowerment and information. Talk should teach, guide, heal, empower and inspire. It should not destroy, demean, lie, gossip, cheat, swear, or destroy - that kind is cheap and useless. That is our vision and that is what we stand for.
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~ Cassius Longinus
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