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Successful Public Speaking

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This book is written for proactive people, who understand the importance of getting their message across in a clear, confident, and persuasive manner and are looking for ways to elevate their delivery from 'good' to 'great'.

Successful Public Speaking offers specific, easy to practice strategies and tools to help you: structure your material for the best impact; cope with nervousness; maximize the effect of your presentation by using compelling visual aids; and connect with audiences of varied sizes.

It also offers sound advice on how to avoid common public speaking mistakes, that even experienced speakers sometimes make, and tips on how to master the art of storytelling.

Does the opportunity of delivering a speech in front of a large audience sound just as appealing as a visit to the dentist?

Or do you feel pretty comfortable when talking in public but you are still looking for ways to improve your skills and get even better at motivating, engaging, persuading, presenting, and educating other people?

In each case, you will benefit from reading “Successful Public Speaking”.

In this book you will find out how to:

- connect with your audience

- dramatically improve your speaking presence

- overcome public speaking anxiety

- respond appropriately to your audience’s needs

- hone your non-verbal communication skills

- add a visual dimension to your presentation

- capture your listeners’ attention and interest

- create a killer business presentation step-by-step

- avoid common, yet costly public speaking mistakes

Arina Nikitina is a self-help expert, psychologist, blogger, speaker and a founder of www.goal-setting-guide.com – one of the largest self-improvement portals that covers a wide range of topics such as: goal setting, motivation, communication, leadership, productivity and success.

In 2010 she started her personal blog www.arinanikitina.com, which has become one of the top three self-help blogs.

She is also an author of the best-selling e-book “Real Goal Getting”.

  1. Introduction
    1. Public Speaking in the Business World
    2. Personal and Social Benefits of Public Speaking
  2. Evolution of Public Speaking
    1. What is public speaking?
    2. Three Parts of Persuasion by Aristotle
    3. Cicero’s Five Canons of Rhetoric
    4. Modern Elements of Public Speaking
    5. Three Styles of Speech
  3. Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking
    1. Introduction
    2. The Hidden Psychology behind the Fear of Public Speaking
    3. Two Biggest Myths about the Fear of Public Speaking
  4. Components of a Successful Speech
    1. Introduction
    2. Storytelling
    3. Tone of voice
    4. The Power of Pause
    5. Visual aids
  5. The Three P’s of a Successful Speech
    1. Introduction
    2. Preparation
    3. A Vital Step before the Speech Preparation
    4. Finding time to Prepare Your Speech
    5. SMART Speech Preparation
    6. Practice
    7. Performance
  6. References

Suyambu Raja

After reading this book, I'm no longer afraid of public speaking. Thanks so much for your website and bringing it to our attention!

Assala

Love this book, very helpful in preparing presentations, especially in my class where every week I present a lesson and discuss it with our professor and colleagues. Thank you!

Matt

Great Book! As a public speaker I found it very informational.

miki

I think it will help to improve my public speaking skills.

Anna J. May

Those who want to engage in public speaking can achieve successful orientation of the how-to-dos with this material.

Mary

Well written, full of information, easy to follow and very useful.

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