Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy: How to Overcome Nervousness, Speak-Up, and Speak Out

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s much about "speaking in public" as it is about "public speaking, " Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy can help even the most shy person speak up and speak out in any business or social situation.
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Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy: How to Overcome Nervousness, Speak-Up, and Speak Out

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Overview

s much about "speaking in public" as it is about "public speaking, " Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy can help even the most shy person speak up and speak out in any business or social situation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517886779
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: 1ST PBK
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 574,146
  • Product dimensions: 5.19 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1 Kicking the Shyness Habit 1
1 Changing the Way You Talk to Yourself 3
2 Turning Your Shyness into an Asset 8
3 Using Humor to Overcome Shyness 13
Pt. 2 Speaking in Social Situations 19
4 Mastering the Art of Small Talk 21
5 Mixing and Mingling at Parties 31
6 Hosting a Get-Together That Leaves Your Guests Talking 41
7 Talking Your Way Out of Toxic Conversations 49
8 Presenting a Toast to Friends and Family 56
9 "Telebonding" Your Way to Personal Relationships 65
Pt. 3 Speaking in Business Situations 75
10 Interviewing Your Way to a New Job 77
11 Leading a Meeting with Confidence 88
12 Presenting an Informative Speech 101
13 Soft-Selling Your Way to Confidence 117
14 Negotiating Winning Agreements 126
15 Dealing with Difficult Clients 139
16 Facilitating a Training Session 154
17 Sharing Meals and Talking Big Deals 169
18 Networking at Conventions and Meetings 179
19 Networking at Thirty Thousand Feet 188
Conclusion 197
Suggested Reading 199
Index 201
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