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- Publisher: Jeremy P Tarcher
- Format: Paperback | 448 pages
- Dimensions: 127mm x 178mm x 33mm | 340g
- Publication date: 4 May 2006
- Publication City/Country: Los Angeles
- ISBN 10: 1585424927
- ISBN 13: 9781585424924
- Edition: Revised
- Edition statement: REV and Updated ed.
- Sales rank: 62,521
Dale Carnegie, author of the legendary How to Win Friends and Influence People," " began his career as the premier "life coach" of the twentieth century by teaching the art of public speaking. Public speaking, as Carnegie saw it, is a vital skill that can be attained through basic and repeated steps. His classic volume on the subject appeared in 1926 and was revised twice-in shortened versions-in 1956 and 1962. This 2006 revision-edited by a longtime consultant to Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., and the editor in charge of updating How to Win Friends and Influence People-is the definitive one for our era. While up-to-date in its language and points of reference, Public Speaking for Success preserves the "full range" of ideas and methods that appeared in the original: including Carnegie's complete speech and diction exercises, which follow each chapter, as the author originally designated them. This edition restores Carnegie's original appendix of the three complete self-help classics: Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell, As a Man Thinketh by James Allen, and A Message to Garcia by Elbert Hubbard. Carnegie included these essays in his original edition because, although they do not directly relate to public speaking, he felt they would be of great value to the readers. Here is the definitive update of the best-loved public-speaking book of all time.
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Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) almost single-handedly created the self-help genre with his classic, How to Win Friends and Influence People.
Table of contents
Public Speaking for SuccessDale Carnegie Introduction to the Updated Edition One. Developing Courage and Self-Confidence Two. Self-Confidence Through Preparation Three. How Famous Speakers Prepared Their Addresses Four. The Improvement of Memory Five. Keeping the Audience Awake Six. Essential Elements in Successful Speaking Seven. The Secret of Good Delivery Eight. Platform Presence and Personality Nine. How to Open a Talk Ten. Capturing Your Audience at Once Eleven. How to Close a Talk Twelve. How to Make Your Meaning Clear Thirteen. How to Be Impressive and Convincing Fourteen. How to Interest Your Audience Fifteen. How to Get Action Sixteen. Improving Your Diction Appendix Introduction to Appendix Acres of Diamonds, by Russell H. Conwell A Message to Garcia, by Elbert Hubbard As a Man Thinketh, by James Allen