Inherit the Heavens

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Inherit the Heavens

  1. 1. Inherit the Heavens
  2. 2. The meek, they say, will inherit the earth. www.mandhyan.com 2
  3. 3. Will the outspoken then inherit the heaven? www.mandhyan.com 3
  4. 4. Heaven can be a state of mind, a state of being, a state of performance ecstasy An ideal to be reached and strived for always. www.mandhyan.com 4
  5. 5. “No, Jonathan, there is no such place. Heaven is not a place, and it is not a time. Heaven is being perfect.” Richard Bach in Jonathan Livingstone Seagull www.mandhyan.com 5
  6. 6. My experience... • “Never Too Late” by Jim Key World Champion, 2003 www.mandhyan.com 6
  7. 7. How? 1. Pre-writing concepts 2. Drafting ideas 3. Editing the text 4. Polishing the speech www.mandhyan.com 7
  8. 8. Prewriting  Point or Thesis or Argument What EXACTLY do you want to say?  Format or Structure How do you want to say it? Pictures Narrative/Story Suspense Drama Belly Facts Essay Figures www.mandhyan.com 8
  9. 9. Drafting www.mandhyan.com 9
  10. 10. Drafting / Element 1 Definition Give an IDEA a shape, an identity or liken it to something the reader/listener already knows & understands : Simile/Metpahor • Love • Fear • Quest • Success • Color Mauve www.mandhyan.com 10
  11. 11. Drafting / Element 2 Process & Explanation Fluid instructions to DO something & reach a desired RESULT •Drive Car •Make Tea •Set Goal •Handle Conflict •Apologize www.mandhyan.com 11
  12. 12. Drafting / Element 3 Division & Classification To SEPARATE or PUT TOGETHER ideas, concepts or things • Homo Sapiens • Flowers • Automobiles • Sports • Marital Relationships www.mandhyan.com 12
  13. 13. Drafting / Element 4 Argument & Persuasion Structured DETAILS & PROOFS against opposing ideas and beliefs Argue in less than 5 sentences • RH Bill is important to RP • Marriage is Useless • Same Sex Marriages are a Great Idea • Honesty is the Best Policy • Love Never Dies www.mandhyan.com 13
  14. 14. Drafting / Element 5 Your Voice Your INDIVIDUAL personality / taste / uniqueness Express • Its Great to Age • Money Makes Happiness • Tears Win Over Fears • Life is Fertilizer • Toastmasters are Noisy www.mandhyan.com 14
  15. 15. Grammar & Language Editing Sentences & Paragraphs Grammar Editing Get 3rd party critical feedback Choice of Words www.mandhyan.com 15
  16. 16. Polishing Set / Punch Rhythm Polishing Rhyme Face live audiences repeatedly Easy Timing Vocal Variety www.mandhyan.com 16
  17. 17. Soar High Forever! www.mandhyan.com 17
  18. 18. Deep Inside a Harsh Desert Lies an Oasis! When you need Communications Skills Enhancement Creative Thinking and Change Management Leadership and Strategy www.mandhyan.com 17/11/13 18 www.mandhyan.com

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