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How to Say It Best: Choice Words, Phrases and Model Speeches for Every Occasion Jack Griffin

How to Say It Best: Choice Words, Phrases and Model Speeches for Every Occasion

Jack Griffin

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ISBN : 9780134353227
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352 pages
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How to Say It Best puts at your fingertips a huge selection of the most suitable words and phrases for just about every speaking occasion, along with complete sentences and whole paragraphs you can borrow or modify to quickly create a speech thatMoreHow to Say It Best puts at your fingertips a huge selection of the most suitable words and phrases for just about every speaking occasion, along with complete sentences and whole paragraphs you can borrow or modify to quickly create a speech that reflects your particular situation and your feelings. More than 95% of the writing is already done for you. You add the finishing touches - key words, phrases, names of individuals - to customize your talk and best achieve the results you desire. Whether its inspiring a sales force to reach its sales target, convincing the town council to appropriate funds for your pet project, or telling a retiring co-worker all that shes meant to the company, How to Say It Best helps you deliver your message effectively and with style. And this unique guide makes it simple to do so, even if the ideas and words just arent flowing or you have only a few days or hours to prepare your remarks. For easy use, the guide is organized into four handy sections. Sections I and II focus on 39 specific speaking occasions or situations - covering everything from Accepting an Appointment to Toasts and Welcomes, arranged alphabetically. For each of these 39 different types of speeches - including PTA meetings, keynote or after-dinner speeches, panel discussions, or impromptu talks - you get a brief introduction explaining what is expected of you and how best to achieve your goal- checklists of key words, phrases, and sentences to use and to avoid- and sample paragraphs and at least one sample speech you can follow as models or easily modify to fit your particular needs. Often, the carefully crafted model may be so close to what you need that you have to change only afew words or sentences. Yet the guides practical help doesnt stop there. Section III, the nuts and bolts of delivering a great speech, provides what-to-do guidance in 22 critical areas. In just seconds you can discover how to overcome speech anxiety ... use humor, quotes, and s