The Power Presenter: Technique, Style, and Strategy from America's Top Speaking Coach
Jerry Weissman is the presentations coach to Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and many of America's top executives, including founding Yahoo CEO Tim Koogle, Intuit founder Scott Cook, Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings, and many others. The San...more
Many people would rather try to flush a snarling bobcat down the toilet than give a speech. Indeed, individuals often rate public speaking as a primary fear. Delivering a speech summons the same jacked-up “fight or flight” response that animals depend upon to survive predator attacks. Your breathing rate shoots through the roof. You cannot think clearly. You are suddenly in severe physical crisis. Unfortunately, when you give a speech, you cannot fight ...more
It was an amazing book to pick up. Teaching methods to make a good public speech.
I liked the part that it used a lot of figures from the political scene for examples.
I would like to get back and read the book again some day.