Friday, September 2, 2016
15 ChangeThis manifestos about public speaking and related topics
According to Wikipedia, a manifesto is:
“...a published verbal declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer, be it an individual, group, political party or government.”
Similarly, a white paper is:
“... an authoritative report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing body's philosophy on the matter. It is meant to help readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.”
Back on November 29, 2011 I blogged about how you could Be your own Santa Claus - get these free holiday gifts right now, and linked to five ChangeThis manifestos. They are Acrobat .pdf files which are comparable to magazine articles. It’s time to revisit that site and link to more recent ones as well. These 15 are:
1] #138-01 by Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez - February 17, 2016
Ignite Change: How Empathetic Communication Helps You Illuminate a Path That People Will Want to Follow. (18 pages)
2] #137-06 by Kenny Nguyen, Gus Murillo, Robert Killeen, and Luke Jones - January 27, 2016
3 Strategies to Persuade Any Audience. (19 pages).
3] #136-03 by Michael Parker - December 17, 2015
This Is an Emotional Pitch. (13 pages)
4] #134-04 by Jeffrey Hazlett - October 14, 2015
Think Big, Act Big, and Do It Your Way - Because You Can! (15 pages).
5] #115-03 by Joseph McCormack - March 12, 2014
The Brevity Mandate. (10 pages).
6] #111-06 by Ron Shapiro - November 20, 2013
Perfecting Your Pitch. (13 pages).
7] #100-04 by Scott Schwertly - November 14, 2012
The Snowflake Moment: Presenting the Future Today. (12 pages).
8] #90-04 by Matt Eventoff - January 25, 2012
It Really is As Simple As ABC: What Leaders Can Learn from Masterful Orators of the Past. (17 pages).
9] #70-04 by Kristin Arnold - September 8, 2010
15-1/2 Ideas to Make Your Presentation Go From Boring to Bravo. (16 pages).
10] #66-04 by Frances Cole Jones - January 23, 2010
The Wow Factor Is You. (6 pages).
11] #63-05 by Nancy Ancowitz - October 14, 2009
Self-Promotion for Introverts: Get Heard More. Even If You Talk Less. (13 pages).
12] 58-06 by Nick Morgan - May 6, 2009
Before You Open Your Mouth: The Keys to Great Public Speaking. (10 pages).
13] #51-06 by Frances Cole Jones - October 8, 2008
Being a Gifted Speaker Isn’t a Gift. (8 pages).
14] #50-06 by Andrew Abela September - 10, 2008
Presenting to Small Audiences: Switch off the projector. (17 pages).
15] #38-05 by Scott B. Schwertly - June 6, 2007
Presentation Revolution: Changing the Way the World Does Presentations. (17 pages).
The image was adapted from a statue of Major General Nathaneal Greene at the Library of Congress.