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The Art of Public Speaking by Stephen Lucas; Paul Stob"Fully updated for the thirteenth edition, the award-winning Art of Public Speaking offers a time-tested approach that has made it the most widely used college textbook on its subject in the world. Providing clear, authoritative coverage and written in a voice that speaks personably to students, it helps them become capable, responsible speakers, listeners, and thinkers. Seamlessly coordinated with Connect, McGraw-Hill Educations pathbreaking online program, it supplies a proven set of teaching and learning tools that is without parallel among public speaking books"--
Publication Date: 2019
Speak with no fear : go from a nervous, nauseated, and sweaty speaker to an excited, energized and passionate presenter by Mike AckerWhen you think of public speaking, do you get nervous, anxious, or even sweaty?Would you prefer never to give a presentation?Do you want to gain confidence in your communication and beyond?This book can help you. You don't have to be afraid any longer. You don't have to let communication anxiety keep you from your goals. While my upcoming book will give advanced strategies to master the game of speaking, this book allows you to get in the game and get started.Through this book you will learn 7 strategies you can begin today. These strategies will give you a new perspective, they will prepare you, and they will give you actions to practice. As you implement these strategies, your fear will begin to fade.It can easily seem like everyone is a gifted speaker when you watch TED talks or compare yourself to skilled co-workers giving presentations. Don't get caught up in the costly comparison trap. Instead, take action to improve your ability and to overcome your fear.If you struggle in speaking, then first realize that you are not alone. Public Speaking is the #1 fear in America. You are not alone.Millions of people are terrified at the prospect of going up on stage and addressing a crowd even more than they're afraid of death. Moreover, it's an unavoidable experience if you want to succeed in this world. Maybe it's a business presentation for your career path, a speech in school, or a toast at your best friend's wedding. Fear of speaking grips you. However, it doesn't have to. Not anymore.Full of relatable anecdotes, executable tips, and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, this book promises to teach you 7 proven strategies to help you find your inner presenter. Don't wait any longer. Today is the day you take charge of your anxiety, calm your nerves, and - most importantly - speak with no fear.
Publication Date: 2019
TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris J. AndersonFor anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk...This book explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. The goal is for you to give the talk that only you can give. But don't be intimidated. You may find it more natural than you think. This is the 21st-century's new manual for truly effective communication and it is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas.
Publication Date: 2016
Steal the show : from speeches to job interviews to deal-closing pitches, how to guarantee a standing ovation for all the performances in your life by Michael PortAn inspiring program full of essential advice for spotlight lovers and wallflowers alike that will teach readers how to bring any crowd to its feet Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way, to play a role, to heighten the impact of your words, and to manage your emotions and nerves. Every interaction is a performance, whether you're speaking up in a meeting, pitching a client, or walking into a job interview. In Steal the Show,New York Times best-selling author Michael Port draws on his experience as an actor and as a highly successful corporate speaker and trainer to teach readers how to make the most of every presentation and interaction. He demonstrates how the methods of successful actors can help you connect with, inspire, and persuade any audience. His key strategies for commanding an audience's attention include developing a clear focus for every performance, making sure you engage with your listeners, and findingthe best role for yourself in order to convey your message with maximum impact. Michael Port is one of the most in-demand corporate speakers working today. His presentations are always powerful, engaging, and inspirational. And yes, audiences always give him a standing ovation.
Publication Date: 2015
The Speaker's Handbook by Jo Sprague; Douglas Stuart; David BodaryAn excellent textbook for students in a public speaking course, as well as a practical reference for the independent speaker. Its thorough coverage addresses the public speaking process, including planning, listening, and presentation aids, yet each topic can stand alone, giving readers a convenient reference even when they don't want to read the entire text.
Call Number: 808.5 S766 2013
Publication Date: 2012
A Novice's Guide to Speaking in Public by Michael Lawrence FaulknerMaking a presentation or speech? Learn how to be a great presenter in just 10 easy steps: you'll be amazed how easy it can be! In this quick guide, Dr. Michael C. Faulkner shows how to deliver a really good speech or presentation the very next time you need to: one that will delight your audience and pleasantly surprise you. Faulkner shows how to keep it simple (and keep your audience happy); embrace your fear and make it work for you; stay conversational; stride to the podium with purpose; make and keep eye contact; take control of your speaking and space; sail smoothly past your mistakes; finish well; and stop worrying about bad things that won't happen. With this book and just a little practice, you'll be better than 90% of the presenters and speakers you'll ever hear and compete with. And that'll be enough to handle practically any speaking assignment you'll ever face.
PowerSpeak by Dorothy LeedsWhat is the secret to being a captivating and credible speaker? Never be boring! If you are boring, people will not listen. The central message and focus of PowerSpeak is the importance of engaging, stimulating, and maintaining an audience's attention. This book focuses on the elements of speaking effectively from a design and a delivery perspective. Dorothy Leeds isolates these essential elements to assure that any speaker can gain and keep the audience's attention. She focuses on the trouble spots of any presentation and the six major faults speakers make. This book also includes tips on the following: Breaking the fear barrier. Ten steps that guarantee a complete presentation. How to avoid weak, passive language and make humor your ally. Voice and speech exercises. How to handle the Q & A portion of a presentation. How to develop your own style and project positive body language. How to incorporate (or not incorporate) new technology into presentations.
Publication Date: 2003
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Public Speaking by Laurie RozakisYou're no idiot, of course. But when it comes to standing onstage in front of a group of people, you feel like you're the one in your underwear, not the audience. Don't hide behind the lectern just yet. The'Complete Idiot's Guide to Public Speaking' helps you feel confident and build the skills you need to deliver winning speeches and presentations. Professional guidance on identifying your audience and adapting to the situation.-Expert advice on effective wardrobe and body language.-Useful pointers on how to tell jokes.-Valuable tips on handling hecklers and negative audiences.-Information on using Powerpoint and other visual aids.
Publication Date: 1999
The Lost Art of the Great Speech by Richard Dowis"Splashy slides, confident body language, and a lot of eye contact are fine and well. But if a speech is rambling, illogical, or just plain boring, the impact will be lost. Now everyone can learn to give powerful, on-target speeches that capture an audience's attention and drive home a message. The key is not just in the delivery techniques, but in tapping into the power of language. Prepared by an award-winning writer, this authoritative speech-writing guide covers every essential element of a great speech, including outlining and organizing, beginning with a bang, making use of action verbs and vivid nouns, and handling questions from the audience. Plus, the book includes excerpts from some of history's most memorable speeches--eloquent words to contemplate and emulate."