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Video: The Art of Public Speaking
Imagine you just found out you have to give a 10 minute speech in front of three hundred people next week. For most of us, this news would bring a giant wave of panic. Get tips in this 3 minute video.
Video: A Guide to Public Speaking from the Boardroom to the Nightly News
In the 24 minute video, you will learn: * How to build your confidence as a speaker * How to prepare for public speaking * Tips for giving a great talk or presentation.
Video: Become an Engaging Presenter
Learn from an accomplished career coach and actor how to make compelling presentations. He’ll share his strategies for storytelling, emotional connections, and reading the room, so you can resonate with your audience.
Video: Become a Better and Funnier Speaker
Humor is a skill you can master! This best-selling author shows you how to go from clammy to confident, and ultimately command your audience’s attention and make your message resonate.
Video: TED's Secret to Great Public Speaking
There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED curator Chris Anderson shares this secret -- along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading?
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The Art of Public Speaking by
Publication Date: 2017-11-15
A pioneer in the field of self-help, Dale Carnegie distilled his experiences as a salesman and lecturer in his first guide to successful speech-making,
Crash and Learn by How does a good speaker hold the attention of any audience, large or small? What are the common, but often overlooked, mistakes speakers make? Jim Smith, Jr., an acclaimed motivational speaker, presents the mistakes and then provides tips and pointers to eliminate and avoid them through his Jim's Gems. The book gently instructs and positively inspires. Jim Smith and his Gems will help any speaker or facilitator become more polished and powerful--painlessly.
Publication Date: 2007-01-22
Speak to Win by The ability to speak with confidence and deliver winning presentations can accelerate your career, earn people's great respect, and enable you to achieve your greatest-even most impossible-seeming goals. But what many people don't realize is that anyone can learn to be a great speaker, just as easily as they can learn to drive a car or ride a bike! As one of the world's premier speakers and personal success experts, Brian Tracy is the ideal instructor. In Speak to Win, Tracy reveals time-tested tricks of the trade that readers can use to present powerfully and speak persuasively, whether in an informal meeting or in front of a large audience. Readers will learn how to: - become confident, positive, and relaxed in front of any audience - grab people's attention from the start - use body language, props, and vocal techniques to keeplisteners engaged - transition smoothly from one point to the next - use humor, stories, quotes, and questions skillfully - deal with skepticism when presenting new ideas - wrap up strongly and persuasively Brimming with unbeatable strategies for winning people over every time, Tracy lets readers in on his most powerful presentation secrets in this indispensable, life-changing guide.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2008-01-31
Well Said! by Whether you're making a formal presentation, wooing a client, closing a sale, or proposing an idea, persuasive communication can make the difference between success and failure. Well Said! shows readers how to put themselves in their audience's shoes and tailor their message to the needs of decision makers. It reveals simple but powerful techniques anyone can use to prioritize, organize, and economize their words so that their communications are concise, clear, and-most importantly-convincing. Complete with real-life examples illustrating the concepts in action, this handy guide teaches readers how to: Use the words and phrases that get people to listen - Capture and hold attention - Gain instant credibility with decision makers - Optimize body language - Handle Q&A with finesse - Connect with the audience - Shine with or without PowerPoint - Perfect their elevator pitch - And much more Engaging and practical, Well Said! is the one book on presentation skills every professional should own. "
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2012-08-22
Books on Public Speaking
Talk Like TED by Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. In his book, Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters, as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. Gallo's step-by-step method makes it possible for anyone to deliver a presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable. Carmine Gallo's top 10Wall Street Journal BestsellerTalk Like TED will give anyone who is insecure about their public speaking abilities the tools to communicate the ideas that matter most to them, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of their lives. The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His book is not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.
Call Number: HF 5718.22 .G35 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-04
On Speaking Well by For anyone who fears the thought of writing and giving a speech--be it to business associates, or at a wedding--help is at hand. Acclaimed presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan shares her secrets to becoming a confidence, persuasive speaker demystifying topics including: Finding you own authentic voice Developing a text that interest you Acing the all-important first paragraph Using logic to move your audience Creating, developing, and reinventing the "core speech" for diverse audiences Strengthening your speech with a vital element: humor Winnowing your thought down to the essentials Handling professional jargon, clich#65533;s, and the sound bite syndrome Presenting your speech in the best way Collecting intellectual income--conversing your speech treasures Breaking all the rules and still succeeding Reading for inspiration--how to use the excellence of others Complete with lessons, tips and memorable examples, On Speaking Well shows us how to create forceful, persuasive, relevant speeches that will resonate with our audiences. Engaging, informative, and always entertaining, this is undoubtedly the authoritative how-to guide for anyone writing or giving a speech
Call Number: PN 4121 .N662 1999
Publication Date: 1999-02-17
Speak Up! by An introduction to public speaking that's smart, compelling, fun, and affordable, Speak Up offers great writing and examples, strong coverage of course topics, practical guidelines for creating effective presentations, and hundreds of custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech concepts to life. This new edition adapts Speak Up to the emerging world of virtual meetings, vlogs, digital platforms, and e-learning with new coverage throughout that helps students develop and deliver presentations online. Speak Up takes advantage of the media by integrating speech video and assessment right into the book, modeling techniques and helping students apply their knowledge to their own speeches. Access is automatic and includes more than 200 video clips, the largest library available. Even better, students get all of this at less than half the price of competing texts. See what's in the LaunchPad
Call Number: PN 4129.15 .F73 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-10
TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks by "Every speaker can put these ideas into practice immediately -- and they should!"~ Dr. Richard C. Harris, Certified World Class Speaking Coach "An insightful read"~Dennis Waller, Top 500 Reviewer "Superb communication advice" ~ Larry Nocella MASTER THE ONE THING ALL GREAT TED TALKS HAVE IN COMMON What is the secret to delivering a great TED talk? What is the magic ingredient that makes a TED talk captivating? And more importantly, how can you use those secrets to make your presentations more powerful, dynamic and engaging? To try to answer these questions, I studied over 200 of the best TED talks. I broke each TED talk down in terms of structure, message and delivery. Here's what I discovered. After studying over 200 TED talks, the one commonality among all the great TED talks is that they contain stories. UTILIZE ADVANCED STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES TO INJECT LIFE INTO YOUR PRESENTATIONS Essentially, the best speakers on the TED stage were the ones who had mastered the art of storytelling. They had mastered how to craft and present their stories in a way that allowed them to share their message with the world without seeming like they were lecturing their audience. DISCOVER THE 23 STORYTELLING SECRETS OF THE BEST TED TALKS In this short but powerful guide, you're going to learn how to use stories to make your presentations engaging and entertaining. Using case studies drawn from TED talks by Sir Ken Robinson, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Susan Cain, Leslie Morgan Steiner, Mike Rowe and Malcom Gladwell, you'll learn how to craft stories that keep your audience mesmerized. By the time you've finished reading this storytelling manifesto, you will have picked up twenty-three principles on how to create stories that keep your audiences mesmerized. Whether you are giving a TED talk or a corporate presentation, you will be able to apply the principles you pick up in this guide to make your next talk a roaring success! RAVE REVIEWS FROM READERS "No more boring speeches and presentations"~ Douglas L. Coppock "A crisp and no fluff book" ~ Kam Syed "A great book on storytelling" ~ David Bishop "Excellent book for any speaker" ~ Dean Krosecz
Call Number: PN 4193 .I5 K38 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-11
Public Speaking Research Guide