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Just Think The way you conclude a speech really does matter. Imagine Patrick Henry winding up his famous address like this: "As for me gentlemen, give me liberty or give me death!"

"Thank you."

Avoid ending any speech with these weak words.

Source: The Working Communicator

Need a Read? Corporate Celebration, by Terrence E. Deal and M.K. Key (1998, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., San Francisco). "Human energy is fueled in large measure by ritual and celebration

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