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Index sales presentations, 172 preparing for, 260 presentations, 60 process analysis, 59 question-and-answer periods handling, 267 reasons for, 47 rehearsing, 241 full text manuscripts, 244 group rehearsals, 243 index cards, 243 techniques, 241 revising, 105, 143 rhythm, 235 sales presentations, 62 samples entertaining, 282 informative, 280 persuasive, 283 speeches to remember, 284 self-introductions, 117 supporting material anecdotes, 131 comparisons, 132 statistics, 133 testimonies, 133 supporting materials, 104, 131 examples, 132 facts, 132 test conquering stage fright, 15 time limits, 100 20-minute rule, 101 titling, 144 toasts, 62 transitions, 134 typing, 136 visual aids, 211 8H rule, 212 blackboards, 217 charts, 217 clip art, 213 computers, 219 diagrams, 220 equipment, operating, 215 films, 220 flip charts, 220 handouts, 221 maps, 222 models, 222 photographs, 224 planning for use, 214 slides, 224 suitability of, 211 transparencies, 223 videotapes, 224 voice articulation, 233 breathing, 236 pitch, 234 quality, 233 volume, 236 welcoming, 57 words fillers, 236 writing, 89, 127 diction, 90 305 Speeches That Entertain, 57 Speeches That Inform, 56 Speeches That Persuade, 56 Spin Doctor, 52 spoof point and proof method entertaining speeches, 84 Stage Fright, 9 stage fright, 9 believing in yourself, 13 fear of audience, 11 overcoming, 11 fear of failure, 12 fear that your speech is bad, 12 impromptu speaking, 195 releasing stress exercises, 14 symptoms, 9 reducing, 15 test speeches, 15 stance (arguments) developing, 75 standard format debate, 204 Standard Format, 204 Standard toolbar (PowerPoint), 227 Start at the Very Beginning, A Very Good Place to Start, 116 starting (see openings) Statistical Masterfile database, 105 statistics, 133 as opener, 122 Stats It!, 122 status quo debating, 200 stories as speech opener, 117 Story Time, 117 Stranger in a Strange Land, 49 Strategic Air Strikes, 171 strategies persuasive speeches, 171 stress releasing exercises, 14 Stroll Through the Cultural Minefield, 157 structure, 108 (see also three-part structure) briefs, 201 debate standard format, 204 debates cross-examination format, 205 Lincoln-Douglas format, 205 outlines models, 113 outlining, 108 concepts, separating, 111 entries, consistency of, 109 entries, subordinating, 111 full-text, 108 guidelines, 109 indentation, 112 key word, 109 note card, 109 parallel ideas, 113 Styles Presentation Checklist, 174 subheadings