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Chapter 3

Speaking Your Way To The Top - Chapter 3

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Management (MGT)
J Howard

MGTC36 Speaking Your Way To The Top Chapter 3 Chapter 3: Organizing Your Presentation o The 12 Steps of Organization - 1. Select the Topic Make sure it is appropriate for the audience (follow PAL) - 2. Limit the Topic to One Central Theme Best to say a lot about a little instead of a little about a lot Keep in mind the amount of time you have and the level of audience you will be addressing - 3. Gather the Information First write down everything you know about the topic then you will be able to evaluate what you need to research and whom you need to interview or brainstorm with Include more than just facts and figures (include stories, quotes, humour, case studies, visual aids) - 4. Choose a Method of Organization Will depend on the type of presentation you will be giving (informative or persuasive) - 5. Outline Your Main Points Use between 3 5 main points in the body of your speech to support your central theme Be sure to add transitions to connect the ideas - 6. Collect Supporting Data Enhancing key points with interesting secondary information will help your audience to retain the info. - 7. Check For Accuracy Review the previous points to be sure that you have limited your topic and developed the main points Verify your information - 8. Design the Introduction ,N08:70L98.,9.K,390OO89K0OL890307:,,% L3.O:0J7,--0747K44N94 get their attention) - 9. Write a Strong Conclusion Refer to your introduction, review key points, or deliver a call of action (make sure it is memorable) - 10. Put Together a Final Draft Outline your speech on notepaper using large print (avoid index cards) and leave room for notes Use either single words, sentences, or short phrases Write out your memorable phrases and transitions - 11. Practice Your Presentation Practice it 3 -6 times out loud and say it differently each time to keep the spontaneity Tape record your practice and make any necessary changes - 12. Practice Your Presentation Again and Again Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect www.notesolution.com
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