The fear of public speaking is the most common dread any of us will ever face. In fact, it's the number one phobia on the planet! Yet the ability to communicate effectively in front of a crowd is the most important skill to have if you want to advance your career. Being able to master your fear of public speaking and control your stage fright will bring you closer to phenomenal success than mastery of any other challenge.
Even though public speaking is the most common of all fears, it doesn’t have to be a roadblock on the path to your success. Whether you’re speaking to five or five hundred, you can learn to do it with confidence and charisma. The best advice from some of the world’s most inspiring speakers is gathered right here. These powerful tips and techniques will help you develop winning material, mentally prepare for your presentation, and communicate a powerful message.
"like it? not so much"
Learn the #1 secret of the top professional speakers in the world: how to craft and deliver a riveting story. Exceptional storytelling skills have been proven to build career success. Whether you are at a cocktail party, in the corporate boardroom, or in a routine meeting, your ability to craft interesting stories will have a measurable impact on your success. Learn how to harness the human psyche’s positive response to a good story.
"Not what it says it is"
Hailed by a national magazine as "one of the country's 10 most electrifying speakers", this award-winning author, trainer, and executive speech coach offers an insider's guide to dazzling presentations. Subjects include the three elements of every successful presentation, the 12 most common mistakes (and how to avoid them), advanced communication techniques, and the "Hollywood Model" to increase prospect retention.
"A master at work."