NLP, public speaking and rhetoric

This is video again summarises some of the techniques of the ancient art of influence, rhetoric. He improvises a speech based on a audience suggestion.

I help you get over the fears, help you grow your confidence.

The six of many rhetorical techniques -

  1. use real emotions particularly the quiver of fear in your voice, the power of 3's,
  2. 3 sentences repeating the opening of clause
  3. 3 balancing statements that give the feeling security
  4. metaphor - every 16 words we use a metaphor, central to all communication esp. political, shapes your whole point view
  5. exaggeration, feeds from and on metaphor
  6. rhyming and alliteration - Your point is more believable if you rhyme

 

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