Speak Smart (Smart Guides)

Brand: The Princeton Review

Speak Smart (Smart Guides)

  • Publish Date: 1997-04-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Thomas K. Mira
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Anyone who gets anxious about speaking in public has no doubt been given the same tiresome advice again and again. Just open with a joke, or just picture your audience in their underwear. If you've ever tried these suggestions, you've no doubt noticed that they are both ineffective and rather disturbing.

Nothing will help you feel more confident than having a carefully planned, thoughtfully written and well-rehearsed presentation.Speak Smart is your roadmap to a winning performance, as this guide shows you how to:
Write and prepare captivating presentations
Decide whether to ad-lib, prepare an outline or follow a script
Set your jitters aside
Skillfully use visual aids
Be aware of your body language
Keep control of question/answer sessions

Included in the book are detailed lessons on:
Speech and nonverbal communication
Writing great presentations
Choosing a presentation format
Choosing visual aids
Preparing for the big speech
Adapting to speaking environments
Fielding questions
Speaking through the media
Diaphragmatic exercises

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