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Index

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pace and rhythm, 80
panels, using, 144
passive voice, avoiding, 167–168
pattern, testing your, 63
patterns, speech, 60–62
pausing, 80–81
as transition, 124
PEP formula, 70
as transition, 124
performance anxiety, 27–30
persistent questioning, handling, 142
personal experiences,
as humor, 191
telling, 112
persuading your audience, 51–52
persuasive words, 12 most, 173–174
physical movement, as transition, 124
pictures, using to tell story, 162
pitch and inflection, 79
pitfalls of technical presentations, 94–95
point-by-point transition, 123
Postprogram Checklist, 207–208
posture, 179
power language, 167–177
power phrases, 174
power,
how public speaking adds to your, 17–23
increasing through better speaking, 13–14
PowerPoint, 151–153
practice, 30, 33
practicing your timing, 41
predictions, as conclusions, 130
pre-interview essentials, 212–214
preparation for different-sized audiences, 269–270
preparation process, 37
preparation, 30, 36–43
fearing lack of poor, 32–33
importance of, 32–33
14 easy steps to, 38–43
presentations,
purpose of, 48–51
tailoring, 268–272
team, 272–275
print media, interviews for, 220
problem and solution speech pattern, 62
pronunciation, 84
props, using, 201
public speaking, learning, 26–27
purpose of presentations, 48–51
purpose statement, 39
purpose,
determining your, 48
having a well-thought-out, 47
having an unclear, 19
stating your, 48

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