Elements of Great Public Speaking How to Be Calm, Confident, and Compelling

ISBN-10: 1580087809
ISBN-13: 9781580087803
Edition: 2006
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Description: Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced  More...

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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced businesspeople, nervous students, best men, and eulogists alike can benefit from the author's simple, direct, and tested advice on everything from body language and word choice to responding to the audience and overcoming stage fright. Because there's no such thing as a boring topic--just boring speakers--ELEMENTS shows how to look, sound, and act like someone worth listening to.

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Introduction: Talk Isn't Cheap
The Right Topic
Managing Fear
What, Where, When, and to Whom
Before You Begin to Write the Speech
Writing the Speech
Visual Aids
Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse
Delivery
Question and Answer Periods
Dealing with the Media
Impromptu Speaking
Introducing and Thanking a Speaker
Acting as a Master of Ceremonies
Presenting and Accepting an Award
Delivering a Eulogy
Proposing a Toast
Chairing a Meeting
Becoming a More Interesting Speaker
Don't Wreck Your Career at the Lectern
Index

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