Your Public Best The Complete Guide to Making Successful Public Appearances in the Meeting Room, on the Platform, and on TV

ISBN-10: 1557045410
ISBN-13: 9781557045416
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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Description: For anyone who plans to meet the public directly or through the media, this book distils 40 years of 'insider' experience and expertise from the specialist of choice for six US presidents, from Kennedy to Clinton.

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

For anyone who plans to meet the public directly or through the media, this book distils 40 years of 'insider' experience and expertise from the specialist of choice for six US presidents, from Kennedy to Clinton.

Edwin Newman was a longtime correspondent for NBC News. Some of his more famous coverage included the Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King assassinations, the Arab-Israeli War, the Vietnam cease-fire, and being the first person to interview Emperor Hirohito (Japan). He has been the host for both Speaking Freely and Today and his other books include A Civil Tongue and Your Public Best .

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Your Personal Appearance
Feeling Good about Yourself
Your Clothes
Visual Vibrancy
The Color Spectrum
Blue and Purple
Red
Orange
Yellow
Brown
Gray
White
Black
Clothes for Women
Color Coordination
Fabrics
Accessories
Shoes
Your Travel Wardrobe
Emergency Kit
A Few Additional Tips
Clothes for Men
Shirts
Shoes and Socks
Neckties
Pocket Handkerchiefs
Jewelry
Emergency Kit
Makeup for Women
Base Color
Contouring
Circles under the Eyes
Cheek Color
Eye Makeup
Eyeshadow, Eyeliner, and Eyebrow Color
Mascara
Lipstick
Powder
Television Makeup for Men and Women
Why You Need to Wear Makeup on TV
What TV Lights and Cameras Do to Your Appearance
Putting on Your Own Makeup for TV: Women
Putting on Your Own Makeup for TV: Men
Being Made Up by a TV Makeup Artist
At the Studio
Hair
Women's Hair
Women's Hair Color
Men's Hair
Being Bald
Dandruff
Women's Hands
Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses on TV
Your Voice
The Importance of a Good Voice
The Structure of Your Voice
Voice Characteristics
Characteristics of a Good Voice
Characteristics of a Bad Voice
Voice Quality
Resonance
Placement
Pitch
Volume
Projection
Timbre
Expression
Tone
Nasality
Listen to Your Voice
Changing Your Voice
One Voice or Two?
Speech Therapy
Stuttering
Practicing with a Tape Recorder
Care of Your Voice
Breathing
The Good Morning Breath
The Audible Breath
The Space between Your Teeth
Phonetics
Articulation and Pronunciation
Public Speaking
Making a Commitment to Give a Speech
Preparing Your Speech
Organizing Your Speech
The Opening
The Body
Jokes and the Use of Humor
Quotations and Anecdotes
Saying Something Memorable
The Close
Visuals
Your Manuscript
Speaking from Notes
Practice
Pauses within Your Speech
Brevity
Talking Too Fast
Eliminating the "Uh,"
Stage Fright
Being Shy
Your Audience
A Word about Professional Speech Writers
Giving Your Speech
Being Introduced
Pause before You Speak
Oral Emphasis
Your Posture
Your Own Space
Body Language
Upward-Turning versus Downward-Turning Body Language
Summary of Good and Bad Body Language

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