Public Speaking For Dummies / Edition 2

Public Speaking For Dummies / Edition 2

by Malcolm Kushner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0764559540

ISBN-13: 9780764559549

Pub. Date: 04/26/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Tried-and-true tips for dazzling your audience

Conquer your public speaking jitters and deliver a dynamite speech

Anxious about public speaking? Have no fear! Use this friendly guide as your personal arsenal of tools to overcome stage fright and build a rapport with your audience. From researching your topic and preparing the room to crafting a riveting address

Overview

Tried-and-true tips for dazzling your audience

Conquer your public speaking jitters and deliver a dynamite speech

Anxious about public speaking? Have no fear! Use this friendly guide as your personal arsenal of tools to overcome stage fright and build a rapport with your audience. From researching your topic and preparing the room to crafting a riveting address, these savvy tips will help you deliver a masterful presentation.

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

Discover how to:

• Speak with confidence

• Create spectacular visual aids

• Add power with body language

• Address international and virtual audiences

• Answer questions the right way

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764559549
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2004
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
612,273
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Giving a Speech.

Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Speak.

Chapter 3: Making the Most of Research.

Chapter 4: Organizing Your Speech.

Part II: Preparing Your Speech.

Chapter 5: Body Building: Strengthening the Content of Your Speech.

Chapter 6: Getting Off on the Right Foot: Introductions.

Chapter 7: All’s Well That Ends Well: Conclusions.

Part III: Making Your Speech Sparkle.

Chapter 8: Making Sense of Your Speech.

Chapter 9: Getting the Words Right.

Chapter 10: Making Eye Contact Count: Visual Aids.

Part IV: Delivering Your Speech.

Chapter 11: Overcoming Stage Fright.

Chapter 12: Body Language: What’s Out, What’s In, and What’s International.

Chapter 13: Handling Questions.

Chapter 14: Handling the Audience.

Part V: Common Speaking Situations.

Chapter 15: Speaking to the City Council and School Board.

Chapter 16: Small Talk: Impromptu Speaking and Introducing Other Speakers.

Chapter 17: Panels and Roundtables.

Chapter 18: Debates.

Chapter 19: International Speaking.

Chapter 20: Virtual Meetings: Phone, Video, and Web.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Types of Humor That Anyone Can Use.

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Check Before You Speak.

Index.

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