Persuasive Speech Essay

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Nothing is more frustrating than someone not taking us seriously. Know what I’m talking about? You know when you’re around some older men or a group of unfamiliar guys and you try to add some value to the conversation? You speak and they all look at you like you’re five years old. You could have recited a section from Plato’s Republic or MLK’s “I Have A Dream” speech and their reactions would have been the same. Any idea why? Believe it or not, their reactions have nothing to do with what you said and everything to do with how you carry yourself as a man. Below are 5 easy steps you must master if you want to be taken seriously. Use an authoritative voice This is a tricky one for some guys simply because they were not endowed by their creator with a bold demanding set of pipes. However, we all have the capacity to be louder than we are on a normal basis. To make it easy, try to cough a couple times. Notice how your chest and stomach tighten that muscle is called the diaphragm and is responsible for making you LOUD. Next time you want to interject a comment, simply breathing in deeper and use your diaphragm to force your words at your audience. 2. Dress like you mean business This seems like a no-brainer for most of us. Unfortunately however, proper attire is one of the most disregarded concepts among young men. Now, I’m not going to tell you how to create an outfit. If you want to learn that skill, check out our style page HERE. Specific clothing
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