Public speaking can help you become more knowledgeable. There is a saying that
- 10 percent of what we read,
- 20 percent of what we hear,
- 30 percent of what we see, and
- 70 percent of what we speak. Cited in Judy Self, "The Picture
of Writing to Learn," Plain Talk: About Learning and Writing Across the Cirriculam
ed. Judy Self (Richmond: Virginia Dept. of Education, Spring 1987) 13.
Juma Khutba (Friday Sermon) Skills
Intl. - At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking
to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. A typical Toastmasters
club is made up of 20 to 30 people who meet once a week for about an hour.
Speakers Association - As the leading organization for experts who speak
professionally, NSA provides resources and education to advance the skills,
integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.
Food for thought
... and action
"God has, for my sake, pardoned my people for all acts they do mistakenly, forgetfully, or under duress." Hadith