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The elements of great public speaking : how to be calm, confident, and compelling / J. Lyman MacInnis.

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  • ISBN: 9780399578748
  • ISBN: 0399578749
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 148 pages)
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©2006.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Talk isn't cheap -- Ch. 1. The right topic -- Ch. 2. Managing fear -- Ch. 3. What, where, when, and to whom -- Ch. 4. Before you begin to write the speech -- Ch. 5. Writing the speech -- Ch. 6. Visual aids -- Ch. 7. Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse -- Ch. 8. Delivery -- Ch. 9. Question and answer periods -- Ch. 10. Dealing with the media -- Ch. 11. Impromptu speaking -- Ch. 12. Introducing and thanking a speaker -- Ch. 13. Acting as a master of ceremonies -- Ch. 14. Presenting and accepting an award -- Ch. 15. Delivering a eulogy -- Ch. 16. Proposing a toast -- Ch. 17. Chairing a meeting -- Ch. 18. Becoming a more interesting speaker -- Ch. 19. Don't wreck your career at the lectern.
Summary, etc.: Become a great public speaker by using the author's simple, direct, and tested advice on everything from body language and word choice to responding to the audience and overcoming stage fright. He tells you how to sound and act like someone worth listening to.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Public speaking.
Public speaking > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Electronic books.

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