He outlines 4 techniques...
1) Hold out hope
2) Use Rhetorical devices such as ...
a) Parallel structure
c) Rich Imagery
3) Exude Confident Body Language
4) Use Dynamic Vocal Delivery such as...
[hmm.... sounds alot like "vocal variety"]
While some of the suggestions sound similar to Toastmasters programs... Carmine also has insights that can take your speaking to a new level!
It is not too early to start planning your contest speech for the Fall '08 contests !