Speaking in public
At first the chapter tells us about Geoffrey Canada, he said that he never believed that in the intention of becoming a public speaker and knows he is one of the best speakers in a speech. He founded the Harlem Children’s Zone. In this paragraph also asks us if we can imagine ourselves as a major public speaker like Geoffrey Canada. In the subtitle of power of public speaking, said that “throughout history, people have used public speaking as a vital means of communication” page 4. The art of public speaking, Stephen E. Lucas. This chapter tell us how important is to speak in public, because is a way of making our ideas public and then, influencing other people. “During modern times, many women and men the globe have spread their ideas and influence trough public speaking” page 4. The art of public speaking, Stephen E. Lucas”. Also said that exist similarities between public speaking and conversation and there are: “organizing your thoughts logically”, “tailoring your message to your audience”, “telling a story for maximum impact” and “adapting to listener feedback” page. 6-7, The art of public speaking, Stephen E. Lucas”. In daily conversation we use all these things without thinking about them. 1. And there are also differences between public speaking and conversation like; 1.public speaking is more highly structured, you have to prepare and pane all like what the public speaker could ask his or her. 2. Public speaking requires more formal language: you have to express better your ideas in a formal language 3. Public speaking a different method of delivery you have to speak clearly
Also in this chapter said that the nervousness is normal but we have to know how to avoid it.
Ethics and public speaking
In this chapter start talking about Brian Pertzborn, chief financial officer for a prominent charity in the southwest...