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How to Be Brilliant at Public Speaking CourseSmart eTextbook: Any audience. Any situation.

By Sarah Lloyd-Hughes

Published by FT Press

Published Date: Jul 31, 2013

Description

Speaking in public can be fun – honestly!

Whatever the occasion, whatever the content, whatever the situation, this book will teach you everything you need to know to plan, prepare and deliver any speech or presentation and will give you the skills to deliver it with style, wit, charm and confidence.

Discover expert tips, tricks, tools and techniques that will help you build on skills and abilities you already have so you can stand up in front of any audience and really wow them.

Whether you’re looking for help in overcoming your fears and building your confidence, or whether you’re already quite good and want to polish your performance, this book will help you.

Anyone can learn to speak in public. This book will show you how even you can do it brilliantly.

Table of Contents

About the author

Acknowledgements

Introduction


Chapter 1 – It Starts With Authenticity

 

PART ONE – AWARENESS

The foundations of excellent speaking. Get rid of your speaking quirks and step into powerful expression.

Chapter 2 – Your Body

Chapter 3 – Your Voice

 

PART TWO – EMPATHY

Gain the respect of your audience by focusing on their needs.

Chapter 4 – Preparing with empathy

Chapter 5 – Managing the crowd

 

PART THREE – FRESHNESS

Create memorable public speaking experiences with creative content.

Chapter 6 – Wonderful Words and Vibrant Visuals

Chapter 7 – Ingenious Interactivity

 

PART FOUR – BALANCE

Develop structures that are powerful and aid your memory

Chapter 8 – The Balancing Act of Structure

 

PART FIVE - FEARLESSNESS

Battle through your comfort zone to become an expert

Chapter 9 – Understanding Fear

Chapter 10 – Tools For Developing Fearlessness

 

PART SIX - AUTHENTICITY

 

Chapter 11 – It Ends With Authenticity

 

The Road Ahead

Appendix 1  Public Speaking Ingredients List

Appendix 2 The Um Game

Appendix 3  Wonderful Words Bingo

Appendix 4  Design Your Stage Persona

Appendix 5  Further Resources

 

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How to Be Brilliant at Public Speaking CourseSmart eTextbook: Any audience. Any situation.
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$13.99 | ISBN-13: 978-1-292-00675-8