Give Your Speech, Change the World: How To Move Your Audience to Action
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Give Your Speech, Change the World: How To Move Your Audience to Action

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Do you remember the topic of the last speech you heard? If not, you're not alone. In fact, studies show that audiences remember only 10% to 30% of speech or presentation content. Given those bleak statistics, why do we give speeches at all? We give them, says communications expert Nick Morgan, because they remain the most powerful way of connecting with audiences since anc...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by Harvard Business Review Press
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Suzanne
I discovered this book in this great blog post about books that presentation experts recommend: http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/top-35-p...

It's a good book for anyone looking to improve their presentations - even experienced presenters should take something out of it. The key message is: if you're going to give a speech, make it count. The audience is giving you their time. So, give a speech that will make your audience do something as a result. Unfortunately, how many of us come away from a speech...more
Meghan
Jun 11, 2007 Meghan rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone interested in public speaking
This is the best book I have ever read on public speaking. Not only is the information great, but the writing is superb. He is a fine communicator (to be expected, I suppose), in print as well. Great practical information in a concise and appealing style.
Yukari
A must read book for anyone who wants to give a great speech.
Phil Cooke
Fabulous book if you want to be a public speaker. Don't miss this one
Jeffrey
Useful beyond giving a speech.
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