Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 165) – Dale Carnegie

More to think about fom John Zimmer.

Manner of Speaking

“Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.”

— Dale Carnegie

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2 responses to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 165) – Dale Carnegie

  1. Here’s a balancing thought just seen at Twitter via @volmatchRobert and @getstoried—Stories are fractal. Our personal stories should also zoom out to be about our society and vice versa. #sb13con #storytelling

  2. And not too long after I saw that last Tweet, I saw this via @c_cromwell and @dontgetcaught —Just because you wrote a story doesn’t mean you told a story. Remember that a story involves more than just words, it involves all senses.

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