Speak: All you need to know in one concise manual - How to deliver successful speeches - What to say and how to prepare - Getting your message across - Voice projection and inner confidence - Hints and tips for special events (Concise Manuals) (Hardcover)
When you speak you want to be heard, but even if the audience is listening, are they hearing the right message - the message you want them to hear? In this book, Diana Mather shows you how to make sure your message is received and absorbed in exactly the way you want it to be.
Speak covers every type of public speaking, from small presentations in the office to huge conference presentations, and from wedding day speeches to online seminars. Whether you are giving a graduation speech or proposing a toast at a birthday party, the principles are the same.
- How to write and prepare your speech
- How to tailor it for y our audience
- How to use your voice
- How to make sure you are heard and understood
The book includes advice on what to wear, using visual aids, coping with last minute nerves, radiating confidence, how to move and stand, and how to use body language.
With practical tips and techniques for building self esteem, exercising your voice and controlling your breath, this book will take you through every stage of public speaking, from concept to triumphant finish.
About the Author
Formerly a BBC newsreader, Diana Mather brings years of first-rate communication and presentation skills to her training courses. Diana works all over the world with a wide range of clients that include MPs, senators, lawyers and TV presenters, as well as organisations such as BT, Royal Sun Alliance, BBC television, numerous health authorities and privatised utilities.