The best way to become a confident, effective public speaker, according to the authors of this landmark book, is simply to do it. Practice, practice, practice. And while you're at it, assume the positive. Have something to say. Forget the self. Cast out fear. Be absorbed by your subject. And most importantly, expect success.
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Does the very idea of speaking in front of a crowd of your peers cause your stomach to tighten? Are you terrified of winning an award because you'll have to give a speech afterwards? Does the very idea of talking in front of all of your friends cause you to feel faint? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, you're not alone!
Being a great public speaker can put you on the pathway to success, whether you're looking to teach, inform, persuade, or defend an idea. Yet many of us live in fear of public speaking. As you'll learn in these 12 invaluable lectures, all it takes is confidence, practice, and the knowledge of techniques and strategies used by history's greatest public speakers. Whether you want to finally become the confident public speaker you've always wanted to be or are just looking for fresh advice on how to strengthen your skills, this inspiring course is packed with practical advice.
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This book by Dale Carnegie is as true and helpful today as when it was written almost a century ago. Listen, practice and succeed! It's a "must listen" for anyone who feels they have something valuable to say but is not quite sure how to go about saying it.Say the name "Dale Carnegie" and How to Win Friends and Influence People usually comes to mind. What is not as well known is that Carnegie was a professor of public speaking and that, over the years, this book has been just as popular.
Learn how to make high-quality speaking engagements and become a persuasive communicator. How will you feel when you see an increase in career opportunities, by becoming a better public speaker?
Public speaking is a true art and one that takes a lot of time and effort in order to master. A wise person once said that all great speakers were bad at first, which clearly suggests that experience equals improvement. Beginning when we are young, we are taught to communicate and engage in social interaction. In a way, public speaking is a refined form of social interaction and one that requires a lot of preparation, in order to make sure that you are reaching your audience in a proper manner.
Preparation is one of the single most fundamental factors that will make your presentation successful! One thing that you have to realize is that a good presentation ensures that the content is well thought out. This means that you can effectively communicate to your audience with a great degree of confidence.
The object of the first part of this audiobook is to show how to acquire the art of public speaking, an art the importance of which, especially in this country, no one will deny. That it may be mastered, even by those possessed of but ordinary gifts, is certain. They may not, it is true, become great orators, but they may at least learn how to express themselves before an audience with clearness and propriety.
There is actually one great secret to what makes speakers who really shine in front of a group so great. But it is not magic or something you can take as a pill, and an hour later you are ready to stand up and dazzle the crowd. It is a very simple process that is something you already know a lot about. It is just simple, old-fashioned hard work and preparation. The further in advance you can start getting ready for a presentation, the better your public speaking will be.
The guide will help you understand the important aspects of public speaking, things you should consider while preparing your speech or presentation, what you can use to make an indelible impression on the audience, and if you have a fear of going up on a stage, how you can overcome this phobia.
In this book, we'll get to the root of the problem that causes the fear of public speaking, increase your positive thinking, give you exercises to fine tune your voice and presence, and much more! By the time you finish this audiobook, you'll feel more at ease and comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups alike.