Choose one of the following scenarios as the basis for your speech.
Scenario 1: Imagine that you have been invited to an upper-level meeting at the company that you work for (currently or one you hope to work for). You are going to deliver a persuasive speech to persuade the management team to either change a policy or add a specific resource to their company budget.
Scenario 2: Imagine that you have been invited to deliver a speech at a town hall meeting. You are going to deliver a persuasive speech to persuade citizens in your community to vote yes toward the of city funds towards a project or cause that you believe will benefit all members of your community.