[rollei_list] Re: Happy MLK Day

  • From: "Peter K." <peterk727@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 09:27:10 -0800

All opinion and emotions. There have been many individuals with high
education placed in cabinets before. Hopefully they will be smart and have
common sense. Having worked with many PhDs and MBAs through the years,
education does not always translate to being smart. One can be intelligent
but very dumb at the same time.


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Raid Amin <ramin@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>  An important quality of President Obama is his high level of education,
> and his placement of individuals with high education in his cabinet.
>
> His speeches made him famous before he ran for the highest office.
>
> He appears as more decent than most previous presidents in the USA.
>
>
>
> *From:* rollei_list-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> rollei_list-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Peter K.
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 21, 2009 10:51 AM
> *To:* rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [rollei_list] Re: Happy MLK Day
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>
> Marvin,
>
>
> As a long time Toastmaster and one who has done a good deal of public
> speaking, the art of public speaking is to know you audience and get ALL
> your points across. You paint a picture, use a theme if you can, use simple
> language, and draw emotions. BO did this very well. He is a very good
> speaker and knows how to engage an audience.
>
> As to what people remember, the max is 5 items based on a Bell Labs study
> from the 1940s. This is why the old phone numbers read like Elgin 1 -2345.
> "Elgin 1" was considered one item (or number) followed by 4 others. This of
> course has changed with tel numbers being all numeric nowadays.
>
> Peter K
>
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 7:08 AM, <marvin0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Someone mentioned that Obama's speeches are light on content. I would like
> to mention that effective public speaking is often just making one or two
> points, since that's all the average Joe can handle.
> Marvin-a wannabe public speaker
>
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