I can’t wait to go to Michelle’s party in a couple weeks!No doubt there has been a time when you wanted something from your parents, your supervisor, or your friends, and you thought about how you were going to present your request.
Use this perspective to your advantage and consider why an audience should be motivated, and you may find the most compelling examples or points.
Relying on positions like “I believe it, so you should too,” “Trust me, I know what is right,” or “It’s the right thing to do” may not be explicitly stated but may be used with limited effectiveness.
Your audience will have a range of opinions, attitudes, and beliefs across a range from hostile to agreement.
Rather than view this speech as a means to get everyone to agree with you, look at the concept of , a system of assessing the extent to which audience members respond to a persuasive message.
In the case of President Obama, he may have appealed to your sense of duty and national values.
In persuading your parents to lend you the car keys, you may have asked one parent instead of the other, calculating the probable response of each parent and electing to approach the one who was more likely to adopt your position (and give you the keys).
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Some audience members may already agree with your view, but others may be hostile to the idea for various reasons.
Some people may be neutral on the topic and look to you to consider the salient arguments.