In case you missed this popular post. I am updating and re-focusing it as a Self-Coaching tool. Hope you find it helpful. Coach Mark
James Humes, former presidential speechwriter, who identifies public speaking as “the language of leadership, says, every time you speak—whether it’s in an auditorium, in a company conference room, or even at your own desk—you are auditioning for leadership.”
The CARE Model of Audience-Centered Conversations.
The CARE Model™ is the ability to present information in a voice and common language that connects with your audience needs. Thus, extraordinary leaders are considered audience-centered when they use the following four communication channels:
Connect– develop rapport and be open to others input into the agenda to be discussed
Awareness-through gathering information and needs of participant through questioning and probing the presenter has the opportunity to adjust and be more responsive to audience members interests.
Relevance–relate stories and ideas that ring true for others. This increases the attention and interactive nature of your presentation. You are providing something practical and important to…
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