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Visit this site for an “elevator speech” template. http://www.2020.co.uk/downloads/elevator_speech.doc
Entertonement provides videos of the current “Most Popular Sound Bites.” http://www.entertonement.com/clips/browse/popularity_day
“Good quotes/sound bites are the salsa on the nacho chip of our narrative.” http://knightpoliticalreporting.syr.edu/teachingfiles/Choosing%20Good%20Quotes-Soundbites.pdf
“Getting Maximum Value From The Six Touch Points Of Communications” by Nancy Friedman. http://www.telephonedoctor.com/newsletter/200404.asp
Visit this University of Chicago site for information on succeeding in an employment interview. https://caps.uchicago.edu/resourcecenter/handouts/interviews.pdf
“How to conduct a meeting.” http://www.ascls.org/leadership/ldc/conduct_howto.pdf
The Official Robert’s Rules of Order Web Site: Robert’s Rules Association is an unincorporated membership association representing Robert’s Rules of Order, the guide to parliamentary procedure. http://www.robertsrules.com
A ten-step article from eHow on how to propose a toast. http://www.ehow.com/how_1383_propose-toast.html
Read an e-zine article by the Advanced Public Speaking Institute. “Being roasted is an honor, but you must be careful to honor people while you are roasting them during a public speaking engagement.” http://ezinearticles.com/?Public-Speaking:-Roast-Humor-and-Insults&id=100203
“Preparing For Your Media Interview” by Judy Jernudd. http://www.streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/1578/business_and_finance/preparing_for_your_media_interview.html
“How to prepare yourself for a media interview: Fears of being misquoted or having their research oversimplified scares scientists away from media interviews,” an article from the American Psychological Association. http://www.apa.org/monitor/mar98/prep.html
“7 Tips on How to Prepare For Mainstream News and Feature Media Interviews” by Amelia Brazell from EzineArticles.com. http://ezinearticles.com/?News-Media-Interviews---7- Tips-on-How-to-Prepare-For-Mainstream-News-and-Feature-Media-Interviews&id=1178440
“How to introduce a speaker” by Marijane Suttor from Helium. http://www.helium.com/items/670256-how-to-introduce-a-speaker
“How to Give an Acceptance Speech” by Patricia Fripp from The Sideroad. http://www.sideroad.com/Public_Speaking/acceptance_speech.html
Visit this site for a pamphlet on how to serve as a master of ceremonies. http://www.usda.org/trifold/IS04503.pdf
“Why Pass on Viral Messages? Because They Connect Emotionally,” a Harvard Business Online article by Angela Dobele, Adam Lindgreen, Michael Beverland, Joelle Vanhamme, and Robert Van Wijk. http://harvardbusinessonline.hbsp.harvard.edu/b02/en/common/item_detail.jhtml?id=BH239&_requestid=38978