7 Steps to Fearless Speaking
"Lilyan Wilder has trained more broadcasters, politicians, and business executives than anybody." - Charles Osgood, Anchor, CBS News Sunday Morning.
When people say they'd rather die than address an audience, they're not kidding. Fear of public speaking has even topped death in some surveys. But now top communications consultant Lilyan Wilder offers some sound advice on how to overcome the crippling inhibition of public speaking. Her clients have included media icons Oprah Winfrey and Charlie Ro...more
Some say it's a short read but this makes me procrastinate. It's not a short read for me.
I think Wilder's teaching method is a little different. Did not quite get it at the beginning because she preferred to use example speeches instead of direct wordings.
Overall, it boils down to structure, creativi ...more
I have never suffered, as some do, from a significant fear of public speaking. I learned many years ago that when you do not speak on a topic that you do not feel strong about you will come across flat. In this case, you will sense the audience member’s rejection the points you are trying get across.
This book is not primarily about the fear of speaking (as the title implies), but more about how to do formal presentations. The ...more
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