The Power of Voice “Say what you mean; Not what you think you mean!”

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>The Power of Voice Say what you mean; Not what you think you mean! Slide 2 Objectives A. Identify the importance of being heard; B. Select the factors that can affect verbal communication; C. Discuss the best ways to get a point across to your audience; D. Explain how your voice is a substantial part of establishing credibility; E. Discover how written text can be misleading and misdirect the intended message; Slide 3 Objectives Cont F. Point out stressor words within a sentence and recognize how its meaning can change depending on the emphasis of specific words: G. Collaborate with others to construct a short excerpt that could have varied meaning depending on how it was expressed: H. Plan a strategy to best express their excerpt in the light they would like it to be depicted to the rest of the class; and I. Test their plan by performing it in front of the class and critique their efforts afterwards. Slide 4 Brace Yourself!!! Slide 5 Objective A Slide 6 Hello Im Talking to You! Purpose Support your stance Political Personal (right/wrong) Relay message to others Express feelings/emotions Support the 1 st Amendment Right of Free Speech to citizens Slide 7 Moving on Up 1876 Telephone Alexander Graham Bell 1976 Personal Computer Steve Jobs &amp; Steve Wozniak 1983 Mobile Phone - Joel Engel and Richard Frenkiel Slide 8 Technology vs. Society Technological Advancements Good or Bad? Effect on you as a spouse, student, employee? The Bad Inhibits personal/verbal communication due to lack of Effects overall hire-ability? Slide 9 Are you for real? In your email you need to let me know in detail: how may claim was worked, how claims are left, how long it take you to complete the task ect. I will not except Im almost done, or I only have a little left, ladies you have to be specify. If you have any concert or question please come see me. But fear not: This employee has a degree in Computers Computer what? Slide 10 Objective B Slide 11 Affects on Verbal Communication 1 st lets breakdown communication Outside distractions AKA Interference/Noise Audience Mood Ability to decode Setting /Environment Overall Comfort Body language How much is too much? Slide 12 Benefits via Body Language Can show audience when emphasis is being placed on a subject/point Too much however, will disassociate the emphasized points with the rest of your speech Allows for a visual connection between key point and you, the speaker Can draw greater attention from the audience Allow them to make connection more easily Can become redundant if used excessively throughout Cant distinguish between most important segments Slide 13 Objective C Slide 14 Can you hear the words that are coming out of my mouth? How to best get your point across Yelling? High Energy? Citing Sources? Establishing Credibility 4 Ps Plan Prepare Practice Predict Slide 15 What is Credibility? 1) The quality of being trusted 2) The quality of being convincible or believable Slide 16 Objective D Slide 17 Credibility via Confidence One of the few things you as a speaker can control How do you convey confidence? How loud or soft you speak Stage presence Covering the stage/class? Standing in one place with you arms crossed? How well you know your subject matter 4 Ps Slide 18 Objective E Slide 19 Problems Areas Age old question: Do we speak as we write? Or write as we speak? Had a much better grasp on it in past generations Slide 20 Thats Not What I Meant! It want mess anything up, but please check with Hilda to see what she want you to do. Ladies so we are all on the same page anytime a patient insurance term let make sure they dont pick up other policy or other insurance. I did not corrected the invoice, just updated the account. Slide 21 Horribly Informed &amp; Poorly Mislead Understanding text can always be difficult Hard to read emotions Easily mistaken Example Would you please fill me in on any decisions made from here on out. Thank you! Slide 22 Practice for All Pair up with another classmate Come up with an example excerpt/statement that could be misleading if read wrong. Use your imagination and/or past experiences Upon completion each team member will read their work aloud. One in the wrong context and one in the right. Slide 23 Objective F Slide 24 I Cant Stress it Enough Written text can change meaning As proven by previous exercise Speech can actually have the same problem if not delivered correctly How can we make sure that we are getting our point across correctly? Stress appropriate words within statement Use in conjunction with appropriate body language Slide 25 Getting Stressed Out I believe in the future of agriculture- Overall meaning might not change but does change the focus of the audience Slide 26 Objective G Slide 27 My Mission Mission Statement Expression of yourself Attitudes Beliefs Values Things you are proud of and/or work hard at &amp; would like people to know about you when they read it Slide 28 Mission of the FFA FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. FFA prides themselves in the ability to stress these factors to members and provide opportunities to succeed in such endevours. Slide 29 Your Mission Come up with your own personal mission statements Doesnt have to be long, as shown with the FFA Mission Cover the basic ideas that make you, you and choose the best way to convey that to the class. Highlight the stressor words within the message that you would like to emphasize when read aloud. Slide 30 Objective H Slide 31 Putting it All to Practice 2 of the 4 Ps should almost be complete Plan M.S. Prepare M.S. Now we will cover the remaining 2 Ps in the 4 P model Practice Predict Consider how you would like the class and others to feel about your M.S. when heard </p>


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