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Author: Ron Graham

Training to Teach and Preach

Presentation Checklist
—Do it right, do it well

Here are a dozen secrets of success in the pulpit or in any public public speaking situation.


   Appearance —pleasant, neat dress, natural posture

   Eye contact —with audience effective

   Voice —pleasant and effective (tone, pitch, modulation, volume)

   Words —well chosen, articulated, pronounced

   Notes and visual aids —used effectively

   Mannerisms —not obvious and not distressing

   Nerves —under control and not an embarrassment

   Rapport with audience —without over-projecting personality

   Time —well managed without clock worship

   Preparation —thorough and evident to audience

   Enthusiasm —urge to communicate evident to audience

   Command of audience —gained at start, maintained to end

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