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Persuasive Presentations by Robert W. Bly (Adapted by); New Word City Editors (Editor)Robert Bly, presenter extraordinaire, reveals the secrets for winning a room and closing a deal in any forum - seminars, podcasts, webinars, interviews, and meetings. Revealing surefire techniques for organizing and delivering a superior presentation, Bly teaches how to erase fear and nerves and turn a stiff speech into a comfortable conversation with colleagues or clients, leaving them nodding in agreement and ready to take action.Learn:¿ The No.1 secret of successful persuasive speaking¿ The most common audience "hot buttons"¿ How to work engaging content into a presentation¿ The "3 T's" speaking formula¿ The truth about presentation tools - what works and what doesn't¿ The 3 points to hit in the first five minutes of any presentation¿ Involvement and interactivity techniques to revive and captivate any audience¿ The 7 worst speaker habits and how to eliminate them¿ How to tailor content, pace, and delivery to ensure stellar evaluations and ideal results
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Persuasion in Public Discourse by Jana Pelclová (Editor); Wei-lun Lu (Editor)This book approaches persuasion in public discourse as a rhetorical phenomenon that enables the persuader to appeal to the addressee's intellectual and emotional capacities in a competing public environment. The aim is to investigate persuasive strategies from the overlapping perspectives of cognitive and functional linguistics. Both qualitative and quantitative analyses of authentic data (including English, Czech, Spanish, Slovene, Russian, and Hungarian) are grounded in the frameworks of functional grammar, facework and rapport management, classical rhetoric studies and multimodal discourse analysis and are linked to the constructs of (re)framing, conceptual metaphor and blending, mental space and viewpoint. In addition to traditional genres such as political speeches, news reporting, and advertising, the book also studies texts that examine book reviews, medieval medical recipes, public complaints or anonymous viral videos. Apart from discourse analysts, pragmaticians and cognitive linguists, this book will appeal to cognitive musicologists, semioticians, historical linguists and scholars of related disciplines.