To become a better persuasive public speaker, master the art of “ethos, logos and pathos.”
Good public speaking takes practice and skill, but how do you go from being a good speaker to a great one? In this succinct and practical article, marketing experts Kenny Nguyen, Gus Murillo, Robert Killeen and Luke Jones of Big Fish Presentations discuss why using three basic rhetorical devices in public speaking – “ethos, pathos and logos” – can help you influence the perspective of any audience you might encounter. getAbstract recommends the authors’ advice and tactics to everyone looking to improve their public speaking and presentation skills.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to use “ethos” to persuade an audience of your credibility,
- How to use “logos” to harmonize with people’s sense of reason and
- How to use “pathos” to appeal to an individual’s emotions.
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