I think, persuasive speech is the most important speech because it is
needed every day by every body. Purpose is to make the audience act as
you request. and they act only when we are able to win both their minds
& hearts. Let me share with you my ...
First & Foremost : Establish an "I
AM OK, YOU ARE OK" position with them by first
few sentences without touching the subject.
" I am so glad
to be with such bright students of this college ."
Start speech from a point of Agreement. Everyone should say / feel
" Love is the
most precious thing in life"
Slowly move towards point of disagreement : in small steps. As you move
on, shift from MIND-REASONS
to HEART REASONS.
" We Love
Life, we love this earth, we love our friends, and family. We want to
be there whenever they need us. In times of Joy, in times of trouble.
Just being there is a great emotional support.The Least we can do for
our loved one's is to be there, to be at least. And if those whom we love
are important for us, then someone whom they love , that is you and me
should also be important. And if we love them then how can we destroy
ourselves with drugs ? Just think few years from now, if someone I love
is in trouble, or in great joy , and desperately needs me to share and
care , and ........."
Keep Eye contact, watch their Body
- Language :
The moment you feel you have them nodding with you, without wasting
any more words. Ask them! Request them for a clear-cut action,
to be done - Today !
Shall we all decide
and commit today to begin the end of drug abuse .
Let us sign that form now !
Presume that they have
all agreed. Say that you have full faith that they will do as agreed,
thank them and close.
" And now that
we have resolved to do the right thing, the love thing, the life thing,
I am sure .."
maximum of "WE". We know. We are. We should. We wish.
Never shoot arrows more
than necessary. TIP
and you may loose, Stretch it and it breaks.
HUMAN-STORY is more powerful than hundred of arguments,
thousands of facts & figures.