Public Speaking For Dummies
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Public Speaking For Dummies

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Tried-and-true tips for dazzling your audience Conquer your public speaking jitters and deliver a dynamite speech Anxious about public speaking? Have no fear! Use this friendly guide as your personal arsenal of tools to overcome stage fright and build a rapport with your audience. From researching your topic and preparing the room to crafting a riveting address, these savvy tips will help you deliver a masterful presentation. The Dummies Way â Explanations in plain English â "Get in, get out" information â Icons and other navigational aids â Tear-out cheat sheet â Top ten lists â A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: â Speak with confidence â Create spectacular visual aids â Add power with body language â Address international and virtual audiences â Answer questions the right wayshow more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 0764559540
  • 9780764559549
  • 282,378

About Malcolm Kushner

Malcolm Kushner is an internationally acclaimed expert on humor and communication who has been profiled in a number of publications and appeared on CNN, NPR, and The Larry King Show.show more

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Tried-and-true tips for dazzling your audience Conquer your public speaking jitters and deliver a dynamite speech Anxious about public speaking? Have no fear! Use this friendly guide as your personal arsenal of tools to overcome stage fright and build a rapport with your audience. From researching your topic and preparing the room to crafting a riveting address, these savvy tips will help you deliver a masterful presentation. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Speak with confidence Create spectacular visual aids Add power with body language Address international and virtual audiences Answer questions the right wayshow more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Giving a Speech. Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Speak. Chapter 3: Making the Most of Research. Chapter 4: Organizing Your Speech. Part II: Preparing Your Speech. Chapter 5: Body Building: Strengthening the Content of Your Speech. Chapter 6: Getting Off on the Right Foot: Introductions. Chapter 7: All s Well That Ends Well: Conclusions. Part III: Making Your Speech Sparkle. Chapter 8: Making Sense of Your Speech. Chapter 9: Getting the Words Right. Chapter 10: Making Eye Contact Count: Visual Aids. Part IV: Delivering Your Speech. Chapter 11: Overcoming Stage Fright. Chapter 12: Body Language: What s Out, What s In, and What s International. Chapter 13: Handling Questions. Chapter 14: Handling the Audience. Part V: Common Speaking Situations. Chapter 15: Speaking to the City Council and School Board. Chapter 16: Small Talk: Impromptu Speaking and Introducing Other Speakers. Chapter 17: Panels and Roundtables. Chapter 18: Debates. Chapter 19: International Speaking. Chapter 20: Virtual Meetings: Phone, Video, and Web. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Types of Humor That Anyone Can Use. Chapter 22: Ten Things to Check Before You Speak. Index.show more

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