Making Your Point
Communicating Effectively with Audiences of One to One Million
Author: David Bartlett, read by Jonathan Coleman
Making Your Point provides the secrets of sharper, better, and more influential speaking and writing tips from leading strategic communications expert David Bartlett.
We all need to speak, write and communicate more effectively. Dave Bartlett shares his decades of experience as a strategic communications consultant in an accessible, easy to apply guide to help anybody--students, business people, public speakers, or politicians--improve their speaking and presenting skills. The tricks are as old as Aristotle and as new as The Daily Show: know how to appeal to each specific audience through research and thoughtful planning, and then use appropriate content and style. Bartlett's advice is common sense backed by dozens of real-world examples.
-How to devise a simple strategic goal for every interview, meeting, or speech
-How to give your audience your message, but in the way they will be the most receptive to
-How to make messages positive, concrete, and empathetic
-How to use blogs, podcasts and YouTube to promote your message
-How to reach your audience one person at a time