5 Another strategy for finding winning presentation topics is to
consider your “throwaways” that others would pay a fortune to
SAVE YOUR THROWAWAYSWhat is a throwaway? It is something that you're so good at, so fully immersed and so proficient in, that you would never imagine that anyone
would want to hear it as a presentation! For you, the topic is so simple that
it is below your radar screen.This being my thirty-second book, you could make the observation that
a great presentation topic for me would be how to get a book published,
how to write a book, or how to handle some other aspect of developing
book topics, proposals, chapters and so on. (It would be a great topic for
me to deliver, but I have no interest in addressing it as a presentation.)The challenge for you is to uncover your own throwaways and begin to
seriously explore them as presentation topics. Here are some key statements you can use to help unearth those topics that lie within you:
|• ||“If I do it, others want to know about it.”—Are you an opinion
leader among your peer group? Do you have activities or hobbies|
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: The Complete Guide to Public Speaking.
Contributors: Jeff Davidson - Author.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons.
Place of publication: Hoboken, NJ.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: 28.
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