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Ensuring the Audience GETS IT! - Ways to make that happen

Ensuring the Audience GETS IT! - Ways to make that happen

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Published by Fred E. Miller
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Three ways to be sure the audience GETS IT!
More at http://www.nosweatpublicspeaking.com
Three ways to be sure the audience GETS IT!

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Published by: Fred E. Miller on Aug 29, 2010
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Proven ways to get your points across, and for the audience to remember your message.

Primacy and Recency
People will better remember the first and last things you say. This is why it is so important to have a strong opening and strong closing to your speech. Of the two, the last thing you say, will be the first thing the audience remembers!

Repetition
Repeat - Repeat - Repeat The more often we hear something the more likely we'll remember it. Constant and consistent reinforcement is important. Say it a bit differently each time, but repeat the main poiont.

Something Unusual
If it's out of the ordinary, we're more likely to recall it. Example: I once saw someone give a speech about management and labor. The speaker wore a two brimmed baseball cap, with one brim white (management) and the other brim blue (labor). When he was speaking as the manager, he had the white brim facing forward. When speaking as the labor person, the blue brim faced forward. This speech was probably 25 years ago, but I still remember it because the speaker used - Something Unusual!

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