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How To Introduce A Speaker: A Sample Introduction

What You Say If You Introduce A Professional Speaker by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Advice for Public Speakers If you do a lot of public speaking, you need a pre-written introduction.  You really do.  It’s  hazardous to leave your introductions to … Continue reading

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Writing and Editing Advice from Colette

What You Don’t Say Can Be More Important Than What You Do Say by Gene Griessman, Ph.D Whatyousay.com is fond of “The Writer’s Almanac,” which is a regular feature on NPR. It focuses on writers, as its title suggests, and … Continue reading

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Humorous Quotations: My Favorite Paraprosdokians

What You Say Whey You Want To Sound Witty by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. So what is a paraprosdokian? It is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a … Continue reading

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How To Be An Effective Communicator: Heckling

What You Say To A Heckler: Lincoln’s Response by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If you speak publicly, you need to know in advance what you will say in response to questions, objections, or heckling. This requires forward thinking—you anticipate what might … Continue reading

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Public Speaking: Advice From Professional Speakers: Part II

Public Speaking Tips From Professional Speakers Whether you give speeches as a Toastmaster, a public official, or a organizational leader, we believe you will profit from advice from professionals who get paid for speech making. Below are four more responses … Continue reading

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Public Speaking: Advice From Professional Speakers: Part I

Public Speaking Tips From Professional Speakers Whether you give speeches as a Toastmaster, a public official, or a organizational leader, we believe you will profit from advice from professionals who get paid for speech making. Below are three responses to … Continue reading

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