The Complete Guide to Public Speaking

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Abbreviations, humorous, 54
Adcock, Sharon, 79, 84, 85, 86
Adult learners, characteristics of, 292–293
Agreements/contracts, 173
audiovisual needs, 197
cancellation, 197, 206–208
deposit due, 196
educational materials, 197–198
fees/travel expenses, 196
getting paid, 196, 206–212
instructions to clients, 198, 208–209
location, 195
number of attendees, 195
preparing for and negotiating, 173
ready availability of forms, 118
refund sliding scale, 207–208
sample form, 194–195
variations on product sales, 199–205
what is covered in, 193–198
what meeting planners seek, 175–183
Ailes, Roger, 57
Airline travel/reservations, 247–248
Alessandra, Tony, 210, 279, 296
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), 218
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), 234
American Society of Training and Development, 117
Antion, Tom, 53
Articles, converting transcripts into, 131–132, 218
Association executives (as source of topics), 25
audible responses from, 289
befriending, 262
bringing members to the stage, 285–286
compassion for, 294
cues from, 289
exercises for, 275–276
gathering information about specific members, 235
greeting members (before/after presentation), 119, 258, 265–267, 295, 309
incorporating observations, 236
influences on listening experience (story telling), 104–105
involving, 230–234, 275–280
knowledge of, 53, 302
movement/noise in, 289–290
participation packets, 8, 177–178, 183, 230, 279
playing along with member of, 279–280
positive measure of support from, 290
preparation techniques, 230–233
props, 282–283
questions from, 284, 297–300
reading/mis-reading, 288–295
resistant/challenging, 290–291
respect for, 119
responsiveness, 281–287
secondary, 8–9
size (in speaker agreement), 195
soliciting feedback (mid-presentation), 286–287
surveys/quizzes, 231–232
using member names, 277
wanting you to succeed, 262
Audiovisual considerations. See also Taping presentation; Videos; Visuals
assisting meeting planners, 188
fiddling with equipment midpresentation, 304–305
needs (in speaker agreement), 197
rights (meeting planner concerns), 176
using low-quality inappropriate materials, 305
Austin, Emory, 93


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