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Speak from memory (sort of)

Social media has become part of the contemporary landscape. But so has it’s opposition. It’s become cliche to hear critics describe the rise in connectivity but the fall of real communication. 1,444 more words


How To Be a More Effective Communicator Than the President

I’ve been a fan of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast quite awhile and was surprised President Barack Obama had decided to visit Marc’s garage in LA and give an interview. 498 more words

Public Speaking

To Persuade. To Convert. To Compel.

I love FFA.

Therefore, I will advocate. :)

“Speech is power. Speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel” This quote, by Ralph Waldo Emerson, gives an excellent summary of the importance of speech and why we should push ourselves to become efficient in speech deliverance. 955 more words

Agricultural Education And Career Tech

Knox JHS Speech & Debate winners

The Speech and Debate Team won the sweepstakes position in the small division at the Klein Oak Junior High Speech and Debate Tournament on Saturday, October 19. 54 more words


Results of Speech Competition at Greely High School on December 1st

At Greely High School, the team placed third overall for speech.  Jennie Michaels and Alex Fergusson placed 1st in Duo Interpretation, Melissa St. Peter placed 1st in Novice Prose and received her National Forensics League membership, Emma Peterson placed 2nd in Dramatic Interpretation, Emma Sarrantonio placed 1st in Storytelling, Alex Fergusson also placed 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking.

Celebrate The ARTS!

2012 Results - 4-H Communications

The Linn County Fair 4-H Communications competition was held on June  28, and June 29 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.  Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August. 176 more words

Linn County Fair

Public Speaking: Writing Your Audience a PreSCRIPTion

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to take more control in delivering your next speech. Reading time: 3:48.

        The executive steps up to the microphone, flips open the cover of his prepared text, abruptly closes it and declares:  “Today I just want to speak to you from my heart.” 654 more words