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    Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers (CD-Audio) By (author) James C. Humes, Narrator Norman Dietz

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    DescriptionEver wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation, like Winston Churchill in his most memorable speeches? Or want to command attention by looming larger than life before your audience, much like Abraham Lincoln when, standing erect and wearing a top hat, he towered over seven feet? Now, you can master presentation skills, wow your audience, and shoot up the corporate ladder by unlocking the secrets of history's greatest speakers. Author, historian, and world-renowned speaker James C. Humes--who wrote speeches for five American presidents--shows you how great leaders through the ages used simple yet incredibly effective tricks to speak, persuade, and win throngs of fans and followers. In this book, you'll discover how Napoleon Bonaparte mastered the use of the pregnant pause to grab attention, how Lady Margaret Thatcher punctuated her most serious speeches with the use of subtle props, how Ronald Reagan could win even the most hostile crowd with carefully timed wit, and much, much more. Whether you're addressing a small nation or a large staff meeting, you'll want to master the tips and tricks in "Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln."

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    Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln
    21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James C. Humes, Narrator Norman Dietz
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9781452603704
    ISBN 10: 1452603707

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    LC classification: PN
    BIC subject category V2: VS, CBP
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 808.51
    Ingram Subject Code: JN
    Libri: I-JN
    DC22: 808.5
    BISAC V2.8: LAN026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54000
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    Thema V1.0: VS, NH, CBP
    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    01 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    James C. Humes is a professor of language and leadership at the University of Southern Colorado and the author of books including "Nixon's Ten Commandments of Leadership and Negotiation" and "Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter." Norman Dietz, a writer, an actor, and a solo performer, has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from "AudioFile" magazine, the ALA, and "Publishers Weekly." Additionally, "AudioFile" named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.
    Review quote
    "Narrator Norman Dietz does an excellent job of conveying Humes's passion and wisdom. You almost feel the author grabbing your lapel." ---AudioFile