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COMMUNICATING ON TELEVISION THE DISCUSSION LEADER THE ENTERTAINING SPEAKER HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

THE STRAIGHT TALK SEMINAR SOLUTION THE ENTERTAINING SPEAKER WARM UP YOUR AUDIENCE
3 +/ 50 seconds 20-30 minutes 5-7 minutes 5-7 minutes
• Effectively present an opinion or • Present an introductory talk or • Entertain audience through use • Prepare a speech that opens
viewpoint in a short time lecture describing a theory, of humor or drama from personal with a humorous story
• To simulate giving a presentation model or information to be experience • Personalize the story
as part of a television broadcast discussed by the group following • Deliver the story smoothly and
the presentation RESOURCES FOR effectively
THE TALK SHOW • Use a buzz-session technique to ENTERTAINMENT
10 +/ 30 seconds facilitate group participation to a 8-10 minutes LEAVE THEM WITH A SMILE
• Understand the dynamics of a solution • Draw humorous or dramatic 5-7 minutes
television interview or talk show material from sources other • Prepare a serious speech that
• Prepare for questions that may ROUND ROBIN you’re your own experience opens and closes with humorous
be asked during a television 20-30 minutes • Adapt the material to suit your stories
interview program • Using a problem-solving pattern, personality and the audience • Prepare a closing story that
• Present a positive image on the lead the participants in a reemphasizes the speech’s main
television camera brainstorming session MAKE THEM LAUGH point
• Screen the possible solutions 8-10 minutes • Deliver the stories smoothly and
WHEN YOU’RE THE HOST and lead the group in deciding • Prepare and deliver a humorous effectively
10 +/- 30 seconds what action to take speech drawn from your own
• Understand the dynamics of and experience MAKE THEM LAUGH
conduct a successful television PILOT A PANEL 5-7 minutes
interview 30-40 minutes A DRAMATIC TALK • Prepare a speech that opens and
• Prepare questions to ask during • Select a problem for a three- 10-12 minutes closes with humorous stories
the interview program member panel discussion • Develop an entertaining talk • Include jokes in the speech body
• Present a positive, confident • Acting as moderator, monitor the about an experience or give a to illustrate points or maintain
image on the television camera panel discussion dramatic reading audience interest
• Include vivid imagery, characters • Deliver the jokes and stories
THE PRESS CONFERENCE MAKE IT MAKE BELIEVE and dialogue smoothly and effectively
4-6 +/30 seconds (Role Playing) 20-30 minutes
• Understand the nature of a • Create a plot and characters SPEAKING AFTER DINNER KEEP THEM LAUGHING
television press conference relevant to the discussion 13-15 minutes 5-7 minutes
• Prepare for an adversary problem and select a cast from • Prepare an entertaining after- • Prepare a speech that opens
confrontation on a controversial among the group members dinner talk on a specific theme with a self-deprecating joke
or sensitive issue • Deliver the talk • String together two or three
• Use appropriate methods and WORKSHOP LEADER extemporaneously, using the related jokes in the speech body
strategies to present your 30-40 minutes skills developed previously • Close the speech with a
organization’s viewpoint • Guide the workshop participants humorous story
in an investigative discussion of
TRAINING ON TELEVISION the problem THE HUMOROUS SPEECH
5-7+/-30 seconds • Follow a problem-solving pattern 5-7 minutes
• Learn how to develop and to arrive at a solution • Use exaggeration to tell a
present an effective training humorous story
program on television • Entertain the audience
• Receive personal feedback • Effectively use body language
through the videotaping of your and voice to enhance the story
presentations
INTERPERSONAL INTERPRETIVE READING PERSUASIVE SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER
COMMUNICATION
THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS
CONVERSING WITH EASE READ A STORY THE WINNING ATTITUDE 15-20 minutes
10-14 minutes 8-10 minutes 8-10 minutes • Learn how too evaluate audience
• Identify techniques to use in • Learn and understand the • Learn to translate product feeling and establish emotional
conversing with strangers effective interpretation of features into people benefits rapport
• Recognize different levels of elements of a narrative • Utilize the five-step structural • Learn the professional
conversation & initiate • Learn and apply vocal sequence for building a sales techniques for a successful
conversation with a stranger techniques that will aid in the presentation keynote presentation
effectiveness of the reading • Prepare and deliver a sales
THE SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATOR presentation that focuses on SPEAKING TO ENTERTAIN
10-14 minutes INTERPRETING POETRY audience needs 15-20 minutes
• Employ win / win negotiating 6-8 minutes • Entertain the audience through
strategies to achieve your goals • Recognize how poets use CLOSING THE SALE the use of humor drawn form
imagery, rhythm, meter, cadence 10-12 minutes personal experience and from
DIFFUSING VERBAL CRITICISM and rhyme to convey the • Prepare and deliver a sales other material that you have
10-14 minutes meanings and emotions of their presentation incorporating personalized
• Respond non-defensively to poetry closing techniques
verbal criticism • Effectively handle audience THE SALES TRAINING SPEECH
• Employ a five-step method to THE MONODRAMA questions and/or objections 15-20 minutes
identify the problem, diffuse the 5-7 minutes • Tell a sales audience how to sell
attach and arrive at a solution • Understand the concept and TRAINING THE SALES FORCE a product by using a planned
nature of the monodrama 6-8 minutes presentation
THE COACH • Assume the identity of a Role-play 8-10 minutes; final • Inspire salespeople to want to
10-14 minutes character and portray the discussion 2-5 minutes succeed in selling
• Determine reasons for physical/emotional aspects • Present an interesting, interactive
someone’s sub-standard sales training speech and THE PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR
performance THE PLAY conduct a role-play to enable the 20-40 minutes
• Coach the person to improved 12-15 minutes audience to practice sales • Plan and present a seminar with
performance • Adapt a play for interpretive techniques specific learning objectives
reading • Use seminar techniques to
ASSERTING YOURSELF • Portray several characters in one THE SALES MEETING promote group participation and
EFFECTIVELY reading using voice changes and 15-20 minutes personal growth
10-14 minutes movement • Plan and conduct a kickoff
• Learn the mental and physical meeting for a Toastmasters THE MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH
benefits of being assertive ORATORICAL SPEECH membership campaign 15-20 minutes
• Employ the four-step method for 10-12 minutes • Apply a four-step motivational
addressing a problem and asking • Understand the structure of a THE TEAM SALE PRESENTATION method to persuade and inspire
for help effective speech 15-20 minutes • Deliver a speech to persuade an
• Overcome resistance to your • Interpret and present a famous • Develop a sales presentation for audience to emotionally commit
requests speech three or more speakers, including to an action
you
• Coordinate the planning,
preparation and delivery of a
team sales presentation
PUBLIC RELATIONS SPEAKING TO INFORM SPECIAL OCCASION SPECIALTY SPEECHES
SPEECHES
THE PUBLIC RELATIONS SPEECH THE SPEECH TO INFORM SPEAK OFF THE CUFF
5-7 minutes 5-7 minutes MASTERING THE TOAST 5-7 minutes
• Prepare an informative, • Select, organize and present new 2-3 minutes • Understand how to prepare for
interesting talk to build goodwill and useful information in a way • To recognize characteristics of a impromptu speaking
for your organization that will motivate the audience to toast and present a toast • Develop skill in the impromptu
• Favorably influence the audience learn situation by using one or more
by the skillful and friendly SPEAKING IN PRAISE patterns
delivery of your talk RESOURCES FOR INFORMING 5-7 minutes
8-10 minutes • To prepare a speech praising UPLIFT THE SPIRIT
RESOURCE FOR GOODWILL • Focus your presentation at the someone; to address five areas 8-10 minutes
8 -10 minutes audience’s level of knowledge concerning the individual and to • Identify and understand the basic
• Research the operation and • Build a supporting case for each include anecdotes to illustrate difference and similarities
benefits of an organization or major point through research points between inspirational speeches
company and other kinds of speeches
• Prepare a talk designed to build THE DEMONSTRATION TALK THE ROAST • Develop a speech style and
goodwill by presenting factual 10-12 minutes 3-5 minutes delivery that effectively
information • Prepare a demonstration speech • To poke fun at a particular expresses inspirational content
• Analyze the common interests of to clearly explain a process, individual; to adapt and by moving the audience to adopt
your audience and focus your product or activity personalize humorous material; your views
presentation • Conduct the demonstration as and to deliver jokes and
part of a speech delivered humorous stories effectively SELL A PRODUCT
PERSUASIVE APPROACH without notes 10-12 minutes
5 -7 minutes PRESENTING AN AWARD • Skillfully use four steps in a sales
• Direct a persuasive appeal to the A FACT-FINDING REPORT 3-4 minutes presentation: attention, interest,
audience’s self-interests using a 10-12 minutes • To present an award with dignity desire and action
combination of fact and emotion • Prepare a report on a situation, and acknowledge contributions of • Identify and promote a unique
delivered in such a manner that it event or problem of interest to the recipient selling proposition in a sales
appears extemporaneous the audience presentation
• Deliver sufficient factual ACCEPTING AN AWARD
SPEAKING UNDER FIRE information in your report so the 5-7 minutes READ OUT LOUD
6-8 mins + 8-10 min for Q&A audience can base valid • To accept an award with dignity 12-15 minutes
• Persuade a hostile audience to conclusions or a sound decision and acknowledge the presenting • Learn the principles of
consider your position on a on it organization presentation and development
controversial issue skill in interpretive reading with
• Conduct a question and answer THE ABSTRACT CONCEPT regard to voice and body as
period on the speech subject 10-12 minutes instruments of communication
• Research and organize the
THE MEDIA SPEECH thought of expects on a abstract INTRODUCE THE SPEAKER
8 minutes concept, theory, historical force, Time: Throughout the duration of the
• Write a speech script on behalf of social or political issue club meeting
a social cause • Present the ideas in a clear and • Become more knowledgeable
• Using the script, present and interesting manner and skilled as a master of
record the speech to a television ceremonies
or radio audience • Handle the introduction of other
speakers at a club meeting
SPEECHES BY MANAGEMENT • Prepare and use appropriate STORYTELLING TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS
methods, strategy and
THE BRIEFING techniques to communicate with THE FOLK TALE THE TECHNICAL BRIEFING
8-10 minutes plus Q&A an adversary group as the 7-9 minutes 8-10 minutes
• Apply the key steps in the representative on your company • Tell a folk tale that is entertaining • Using a systematic approach,
preparation and organization of or corporation and enjoyable for a specific age organize technical material into a
material for a briefing group brief presentation
• Give a briefing to meet a specific • Use vivid imagery and voice to • Tailor the presentation to the
objective and to gain audience enhance the tale audience’s needs, interests and
under-standing knowledge levels
• Effectively handle a question and LET’S GET PERSONAL
answer session following the 6-8 minutes THE PROPOSAL
briefing • Learn the elements of a good 8-10 minutes
story • Prepare a technical presentation
THE TECHNICAL SPEECH • Create and tell an original story advocating a product, idea or
8-10 minutes based on a personal experience course of action
• Convert a technical paper or • Give the speech logically and
other technical information into a THE MORAL OF THE STORY convincingly, using an inverted-
technical speech 4-6 minutes pyramid approach
• Organize a technical speech • Create and tell a new, • Effectively handle a question and
according to the inverted-pyramid entertaining story that offers a answer period
approach lesson or moral
• Give the speech by effectively THE NON-TECHNICAL AUDIENCE
reading out loud THE TOUCHING STORY 10-12 minutes
6-8 minutes • Build and deliver an interesting
MANAGE AND MOTIVATE • Understand and use techniques talk based on an understanding
10-12 minutes to arouse emotions while telling a of the principles of
• Apply a four-step motivational story communication complex
method designed to persuade information to non-technical
and inspire BRING HISTORY TO LIFE listeners
• Deliver the speech to gain 7-9 minutes
audience agreement with your • Understand the purpose of PRESENTING A TECHNICAL
management proposal stories about historical events or PAPER
people and use the storytelling 10-12 minutes
THE STATUS REPORT skills developed in the preceding • Deliver an interesting speech
10-12 minutes projects to tell a story based on a technical paper or
• Organize and prepare a status article
report relative to goals involving • Effectively use a flipchart,
the overall condition of a plan or overhead projector or slides to
program, or the performance of a illustrate your message
department or company
• Construct and present the report THE TEAM TECHNICAL
according to a four-step program PRESENTATION
20-30 minutes
CONFRONTATION: • Orchestrate the planning,
THE ADVERSARY RELATIONSHIP preparation and delivery of a
5 minutes plus 10 minutes for Q&A team presentation
• Prepare for an adversary
confrontation on a controversial
management issue