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A podcast about public speaking and presentations. Advice, ideas and interviews.

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A podcast about public speaking and presentations. Advice, ideas and interviews.

    Episode 17 - Persuade or Convince

    Episode 17 - Persuade or Convince

    In which I analyse the following quote from William Hazlitt:
    “The business of the orator is not to convince, but persuade; not to inform, but to rouse the mind; to build upon the habitual prejudices of mankind (for reason of itself will do nothing) and to add feeling to prejudice, and action to feeling."

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    Episode 16 - Rhetorical Devices: Repetition Part 1

    Episode 16 - Rhetorical Devices: Repetition Part 1

    The most amazing gifts to speech writers and public speakers are rhetorical devices. They enable us to turn our prose into poetry. On this episode I’m going to explore two related forms of repetition called Anaphora and Epiphora.

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    Episode 15 - Books on Rhetoric

    Episode 15 - Books on Rhetoric

    If you want to make your speeches more powerful then you need to understand the ancient art of rhetoric. In this episode I discuss three must-read books.

    Links to the books:
    http://amzn.to/1T16MCb
    http://amzn.to/1rPfEA7
    http://amzn.to/1Yjlm84

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    • 13 min
    Episode 14 - The Three Part Speech Structure

    Episode 14 - The Three Part Speech Structure

    When writing a speech it can be really handy to have an effective structure. The three part structure is simple but effective.

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    • 14 min
    Episode 13 - Toastmasters Evaluation Competitions Part 2

    Episode 13 - Toastmasters Evaluation Competitions Part 2

    Thinking about entering an evaluation contest at your Toastmasters club? Go for it! And here's some advice that may help you win. This is part two - ensure you listen to part one first.

    Some links to helpful information:
    https://mannerofspeaking.org/2009/05/29/speech-evaluations/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ3HbG-uvjA
    http://bit.ly/1qCQMez


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    • 13 min
    Episode 12 - Toastmaster Evaluation Competitions Part 1

    Episode 12 - Toastmaster Evaluation Competitions Part 1

    Thinking about entering an evaluation contest at your Toastmasters club? Go for it! And here's some advice that may help you win.

    Some links to helpful information:
    https://mannerofspeaking.org/2009/05/29/speech-evaluations/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ3HbG-uvjA
    http://bit.ly/1qCQMez


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    • 14 min

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