Public Speaking for Dummies

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9780694519187: Public Speaking for Dummies

“Malcolm translates his uncommon knowledge into powerful, easy-to-use techniques for making presentations that work.”- Joe Di Nucci, Vice President, Silicon Graphics Computer Systems

Whether you're dealing with one person or one thousand, the ability to present your ideas and concepts with impact is essential. Would you like to convince your boss that you deserve a promotion? Or persuade your dream date to go out with you? The key to getting what you want is to maintain confidence and present your ideas with conviction and credibility.

Filled with expert tips, hints, suggestions, and real-world examples, Public Speaking For Dummies® helps you avoid presentation pitfalls by giving you the tools and techniques you need to deliver a speech or presentation with style, energy, and enthusiasm!

Inside, you'll discover how to:

•Research and organize a speech clearly and concisely

•Grab the attention of your audience and keep it until you're done

•Project confidence with your voice and body language

•Use humor in a speech'even if you can't tell a joke

•Minimize stage fright by turning nervous energy to your advantage

•Increase your credibility

•Put your best foot forward with an awesome introduction

•Attract a crowd simply by the title you give your speech

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"Uses humor effectively in illustrating how business people can make more successful presentations." Norman R. Augustine, former President & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation "Intellectually sound, imaginative, entertaining, and useful." Walter Fisher, Professor, School of Communication, University of Southern California

Tried and true tips for dazzling speeches and presentations

Find out how to create spectacular visual aids

If you're like most people, giving speeches causes a little — or a lot of — anxiety. Use this friendly guide as your personal arsenal of tools to control jitters and build a rapport with your audience. From dressing for success to delivering knock-their-socks-off openings, these tips will help you get your point across with confidence.

Discover how to: Research your topic Use visual aids as your outline Speak with confidence Add power with body language Implement slides, charts, and more Answer questions the right way

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

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About the Author:

Malcolm Kushner is a nationally acclaimed speaker, author, and attorney with a passion for helping people get their ideas and concepts across in a clear and concise manner. A popular speaker at Fortune 500 meetings, he has also written speeches for leading executives and has taught speech classes at the University of Southern California. He has been profiled in Time magazine, USA Today, and The New York Times, and has appeared on The Larry King Show.

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