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Title:
How to deliver a great speech that will change minds and influence people : tips, tricks & expert advice for effective public speaking
Author:
Helweg, Richard, 1956-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"According to The Phobia Clinic, fear of public speaking ranks among Americans top dreads, surpassing fear of illness, flying, terrorism, and often the fear of death itself. It s no wonder delivering a speech can seem like a large hurdle for many people. Even the most brilliant ideas have to be communicated with poise and enthusiasm or the message will be lost due to poor delivery. You will discover how to overcome public speaking fright and phobia by being prepared, rehearsed, and ready for a number of unforeseen circumstances. You will learn how to write a memorable speech and how to impact and persuade your audience. This book also includes tips on understanding your audience, holding their attention, knowing what to talk about and what not to include, organizing your speech, perfecting your timing, handling Q & A sessions, and much more. You will also grasp how to put together informative, educational, and well-designed visual aides, including electronic presentations. How to Deliver a Great Speech that Will Change Minds and Influence People will also show you how you can gauge your audience s reaction and tailor the remainder of your presentation to have maximum appeal to the group you are speaking to. There s no need to worry with this book in your arsenal: You'll learn everything you need to know to deliver an expertly written speech with poise and confidence."--Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : "What did he say?" : the art of communication -- 1. Getting your message across -- 2. The building blocks of a good presentation -- 3. The message and the audience -- 4. The research -- 5. The writing -- 6. Auxiliary tools -- 7. The setting -- 8. Practice -- 9. Preparing to deliver -- 10. The delivery -- 11. Feedback -- Conclusion : Putting it all into action.
ISBN:
9781601386090
Format :
Book