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People Skills by Casey Hawley

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CHAPTER22

Speaking to a Team or Small Group

In This Chapter

  • Defining your role and the expectations of others
  • Ways you can deal with nerves
  • Engaging your team or small group
  • Closing a meeting
  • Giving a speech on the fly

You may be asked to say a few words in a small group setting, to your team, or to a group of friends at a small social gathering. Even more of a thrill-ride is when you are not asked in advance and are put on the spot. Are you prepared to graciously accept the offer to speak and to leave people with a favorable view of you and your message? Will you be able to convey your message clearly and enhance your credibility?

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