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Speech topics: Creating
and Breaking the
Paradox of Choice.
Daniel Sandars ACB ALS
Advanced Manual Speaking to Inform
Proj...
Systematic search: Speech Circles
Simon Scriver: The Evolution of a Speech Dubhlinn District 71 11-13 November 2016, Dubli...
Random search: Wikipedia
Simon Scriver: The Evolution of a Speech Dubhlinn District 71 11-13 November 2016, Dublin
Toastma...
Choosing your topic
Toastmasters International Better Speaker Series: 5 Selecting Your Topic (Item 274)
Pre-Crastinate “Burn or Burn”
Barry Schwartz Paradox of Choice, Harper
Perennial 2004
Eyal, N (2016) This Is How to Make Y...
Conclusions
Searching
 Systematically
 Randomly
Selecting
 What does you audience need and care about?,
 What do you...
Thank You
Example Economics ∩ Comics
Bob the Builder never pays wages?
Why is Barney always happier than Fred?
Are the Smurfs com...
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Speech Topics: Creating and Breaking the Paradox of Choice

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A talk for Toastmasters at Cranfield Speakers club on 30th November 2016. It is for the Advanced Manual "Speaking to Inform" Project 4 The Fact-Finding Report. I look at how tools and techniques to create potential speech topics and then select down to the most promising with a little help against procrastination.

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Speech Topics: Creating and Breaking the Paradox of Choice

  1. 1. Speech topics: Creating and Breaking the Paradox of Choice. Daniel Sandars ACB ALS Advanced Manual Speaking to Inform Project 4: The Fact-Finding Report 30th November 2016, Cranfield Speakers
  2. 2. Systematic search: Speech Circles Simon Scriver: The Evolution of a Speech Dubhlinn District 71 11-13 November 2016, Dublin Toastmasters Conference
  3. 3. Random search: Wikipedia Simon Scriver: The Evolution of a Speech Dubhlinn District 71 11-13 November 2016, Dublin Toastmasters Conference Random Daily Random Features and Trivia
  4. 4. Choosing your topic Toastmasters International Better Speaker Series: 5 Selecting Your Topic (Item 274)
  5. 5. Pre-Crastinate “Burn or Burn” Barry Schwartz Paradox of Choice, Harper Perennial 2004 Eyal, N (2016) This Is How to Make Yourself Do What You Need to Do Psychology Today Jan 14th
  6. 6. Conclusions Searching  Systematically  Randomly Selecting  What does you audience need and care about?,  What do you care about? And  What do you know? Pre-crastinate  “Burn or Burn”
  7. 7. Thank You
  8. 8. Example Economics ∩ Comics Bob the Builder never pays wages? Why is Barney always happier than Fred? Are the Smurfs communist? Postman Pat delivers parcels by helicopter, but what happens to the price of stamps?

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