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What was the reason all the audience participants had no fear when asked to speak on camera during a television show Dale Carnegie was watching?
They were talking about themselves and their experiences
What is the first of the three cardinal rules for a quick and easy way to learn to speak in public?
Speak about something you have earned the right to talk about through experience or study
Why did the Dale Carnegie instructor stop the participant, in the middle of his speech, as he was talking about "Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity?"
He stopped him and asked why he believed what he was saying
What was this participant asked to do at that moment? What did he receive from the audience?
He asked if the speaker had any proof or personal experience to back up what he just said
A person will become a devoted listener if he will speak on what?
Speak on what life has taught you
Why was Emerson willing to listen to any man, no matter how humble his station?
He felt he could learn something from every man he met
A so called Mr. Jackson prepared his speech by reading an article, "You have only ten years to succeed", and gave this speech to the speaking class. What was he asked to do after the speech?
He was asked to take the same subject next week and put more of Mr Jackson in it.
Where should you look for speech topics?
your background
What is the biggest problem found with beginning speakers?
Getting beginners to talk on the right topic
What makes the topic the "right topic?"
If you have lived it, made it your own through experience and reflection
Identify six areas of one's background that can be used for a speech topic?
Early years and upbringing
Early struggles to get ahead
Hobbies and recreation
Special areas of knowledge
Unusual experiences
Beliefs and convictions
What should the preparation of a talk consist of?
Digging deep into your mind and heart and bringing forth some of the essential convictions that life has stored there
The second of the three cardinal rules for a quick and easy way to learn to speak in public is what?
Be sure you are excited about your subject
What question does Dale Carnegie ask to determine the suitability of topics you feel qualified to discuss in public?
If someone stood up and directly opposed your point of view would you be impelled to speak with conviction and earnestness in defense of your position?
What did Dale Carnegie learn from a talk he heard from Sir George Foster of Canada?
To earnestly try to convey to the audience certain convictions that you cherish
Though he initially was a bad public speaker, why was Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, chosen to be part of a debating team in college? What lesson did he learn?
Because he could think
He learned that he wasn't being sincere
The third of the three cardinal rules for a quick and easy way to learn to speak in public is what?
Be eager to share your talk with your listeners
What are the three factors in every speaking situation?
the speaker
the message
the audience
What did Dale Carnegie learn to do in his first lesson in speaking? Does he suggest that his students speak that way?
to do a mechanical action with his arm