Creating and Using Stories, Examples, and Illustrations in Public Speaking
Do you want to give a dynamic, interesting speech, one that your audience will enjoy and appreciate? One that you'll enjoy giving? If so, you’ll be astounded at the difference a few well-placed illustrations, examples, or stories can make! They turn a bland, dull presentation of facts into an exciting, memorable discourse. If you want to avoid boring your audience to tears, you must use them! More
Do you want to give a dynamic, interesting speech, one that your audience will enjoy and appreciate? One that you'll enjoy and feel confident about while giving it? If so, you'll be astounded at the difference a few well-placed illustrations, examples, or stories can make! They turn a bland, dull presentation of facts into an exciting, memorable discourse.
To avoid boring your audience to tears, you must learn to use illustrations, stories, and examples. Because they turn words into pictures and your audience remembers those pictures without any effort, they're the keys to an unforgettable presentation. If you use them to paint vivid, colorful images in the minds of your listeners, your speeches will come alive and be pleasing, persuasive, and powerful!
As proof, have you ever heard a skillful public speaker use an illustration or analogy that seemed perfect to you? One that really hit the nail on the head--that was brilliant, yet easily understood? Why do you remember it? Because of the vivid, clear picture the illustration or story left in your mind.
Do you wish that you could do that ... that you could use superb stories and illustrations, the kind any audience will love, remember, and talk about for years to come?
Well, you can, and it’s easier than you think. This book, written by the author of How to Master Public Speaking, Quickly and Easily, will show you how to quickly and dramatically improve your speeches. You’ll learn to:
* Create perfectly clear illustrations your listeners just cannot forget
* Relate good stories, what to include, and what to leave out
* Use illustrations to replace controversial statements
* Use examples for maximum effect
* Employ similes and metaphors to make your speeches colorful and a delight to listen to
* Develop and use powerful, effective analogies that will make your audiences sit up and listen
If you really want to capture your audience’s attention and their hearts, using good stories and great illustrations is of supreme importance. Read this book today and your audiences will wonder how you became such a powerful, captivating speaker so quickly!