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Book Review: Don’t Drop The Mic Author: T.D. Jakes


#1 New York Times bestselling author Bishop Jakes has been speaking in front of audiences large and small for decades, and over the years, he has learned a thing or two about communicating with audiences.


The more adept we become at conveying our message, the greater our impact. From lovers to litigators, entrepreneurs to entertainers, and bloggers to board members, we all want to communicate more effectively, intimately, and efficiently.

Whether you're interviewing for a new position, proposing a new business plan, auditioning for a performance, delivering a report for your committee, teaching Sunday school, or sharing your heart with a loved one, this book will help.



Now, for the first time ever, Bishop Jakes shares his wisdom and skills he’s learned to help readers communicate better themselves. Whether you are preparing to speak on stage before thousands or present at the next budget meeting, preach a sermon or deliver a diagnosis, this book is full of practical advice and solutions to help you get your message across.


Readers will learn:

  • The process Bishop Jakes uses to create his sermons, which connect with hundreds of thousands each week

  • How to tailor you message for your intended audience

  • The importance of body language

  • How to be ready to make every opportunity count

  • When and how to use silence to speak for you

  • Why how you present yourself matters

Drawing lessons from Scripture and his own life, Jakes gives career advice for those who have or want to grow into a speaking career, but he also provides clear direction and insight for everyone who gives presentations, writes emails, or talks to other people in their job or home life.


In this book, Bishop Jakes gives you tools and skills so that you can communicate better.





Reviewed by:

Nande Boss


Tell us a bit about yourself:

I’m a 33 year old firstborn daughter who loves Jesus. A mother, sister and friend who passionate about sharing who my Source of love, courage and joy comes from. I enjoy books about real people and real stories that point us all back to Jesus. When I’m not with my family and friends I’m in the marketplace telling my story or helping individuals and/or institutions tell their stories.


Name of Book:

Don’t Drop The Mic


Author:

T.D. Jakes


What drew you to read this book:

I’ve recently owned up to the fact and responsibility of writing. I remember writing in my journal that my words can change the world. When I saw Bishop Jakes (who I consider one of the greatest communicators I’ve ever known), had penned something and also mentions the power of words changing the world I knew I had to get the book.


What impact did this book have on your life?:

In a world and time where there is chaos, the ability to speak with passion, clarity and power continues to be among our great sources of hope. I have known that in everything I do, I was to be clear and I want to demonstrate God’s power through my communication style. The book is a tool that not only focused on one thing but has answered questions and complemented several areas and aspects of communication. One of those questions being: what makes communication effective?


In a paragraph, what is the main point of the book:

In Don’t Drop the Mic, Bishop Jakes shares the wisdom and skills he has learned over the years to help readers communicate better themselves. Through storytelling and practical examples he gifts us expert tools on crafting a message and delivering it with excellence.


Who would benefit from reading this book?:

Anyone who is serious about making a difference in their world. We are all communicators and could use tools to communicate better. Communication is after all connecting with people. Writers, preachers, teachers, coaches, business men and women would benefit greatly.


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