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Pocket Guide to Public Speaking William S. Pfeiffer. Chapter 6 – Delivery. Presented By Kelsey Campbell Hollie Shapiro. Final Preparations. Options for Notes. Four Methods Marginal Notes in Text Outline on Paper Notecards Notes on overheard or PowerPoint. Options for Practice.

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Pocket guide to public speaking william s pfeiffer

Pocket Guide to Public SpeakingWilliam S. Pfeiffer

Chapter 6 – Delivery

Presented By

Kelsey Campbell

Hollie Shapiro


Final preparations

Final Preparations


Options for notes

Options for Notes

  • Four Methods

    • Marginal Notes in Text

    • Outline on Paper

    • Notecards

    • Notes on overheard or PowerPoint


Options for practice

Options for Practice

  • Four Practice Options

    • Practice Before a Mirror

    • Use an Audiotape

    • Use a Live Audience

    • Use a Videotape


Giving the speech

Giving the Speech


Guidelines for delivery

Guidelines for Delivery

  • Presentation Guidelines

    • Speak Vigorously and Deliberately

    • Avoid Filler Words

    • Use Rhetorical Questions

    • Maintain Eye Contact

    • Use Appropriate Gestures and Posture


Guidelines for the q a period

Guidelines for the Q&A Period

  • Let the person complete the question

  • Be sure you understand the question

  • Repeat the question if the audience didn’t hear it

  • Pause for a moment before you begin your answer

  • Admit it when you don’t know an answer

  • Avoid being defensive

  • Always end on time


Dealing with nervousness

Dealing with Nervousness


Reasons for speaking anxiety

Reasons for Speaking Anxiety

  • “Fight or flight” instinct

    • A lot of people place public speaking near the top of their list of fears, even above sickness and death

  • Formal presentations

    • Places one in a more structured, more awkward, and more stressful environment

      …but you can make it work FOR you!!


Zen and the art of reducing anxiety preparation

Zen and the Art of Reducing Anxietypreparation

  • Prepare well

  • Prepare yourself physically

  • Picture yourself giving a great presentation

  • Arrange the room the way you want

  • Have “crutches” available for emergencies


Zen and the art of reducing anxiety execution

Zen and the Art of Reducing Anxietyexecution

  • Engage in casual banter before the speech

  • Remember that you are the expert

  • Don’t admit nervousness to the audience

  • Slow down

  • Seek assistance


Pocket guide to public speaking william s pfeiffer

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