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The Elements of Great Public Speaking: How to Be Calm, Confident, and Compelling

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Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced businesspeople, nervous students, best men, and eulogists alike can benefit from the author's simple, direct, and tested advice on everyth ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Ten Speed Press (first published August 30th 2006)
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Joy Washington
Feb 17, 2016 Joy Washington rated it really liked it
Good tips on preparing delivery, building confidence and reducing anxiety by primarily by knowing your subject matter, having the inner desire about the subject and caring about topic. I've been faced with large audiences since secondary school and few years of teaching and still struggle with intense anxiety and the competency aspect to a flaw. The chapter on managing fear in front of judgment-filled audiences is one that has aided me the most in pushing myself to overcome this barrier. Getting ...more
Tony Bradshaw
Oct 27, 2014 Tony Bradshaw rated it really liked it
Full of advice, this book makes a great course on public speaking. It's length and depth are great for a weekend quick study of how to speak in public. Thorough, yet brief, this could suffice as the one book any person owns on public speaking.
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May 08, 2008 Astrini rated it really liked it
baca buku ini karna lagi bikin materi untuk mahasiswa tentang MC, bukunya lumayan menolong juga karna bahasa inggrisnya ngga susah,hehe... mudah diikuti dan cukup membumi contoh2nya... bagus buat referensi bahan nih... =)
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