An Essential Guide to Public Speaking

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking Author Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN-10 1441205098
Year 2006-08-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Baker Academic
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Whether at a business meeting, church gathering, or social function, most of us will be called upon at some time to speak publicly. As Christians, we are called to speak not only with effectiveness but also in a way that honors God and embodies Christian virtue. In An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, communications expert Quentin J. Schultze encourages readers to become servant speakers who faithfully serve their audiences as neighbors. Besides providing a biblical perspective on public speaking, this accessible book also covers such practical topics as overcoming common challenges, the importance of listening, and the art of preparing and delivering well-crafted speeches. Filled with helpful sidebars, checklists, and tips, this is a book for any person who wishes to improve his or her public speaking skills.

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking Author Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN-10 0801031516
Year 2006-08-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Baker Academic
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Whether at a business meeting, church gathering, or social function, most of us will be called upon at some time to speak publicly. As Christians, we are called to speak not only with effectiveness but also in a way that honors God and embodies Christian virtue. In An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, communications expert Quentin J. Schultze encourages readers to become servant speakers who faithfully serve their audiences as neighbors. Besides providing a biblical perspective on public speaking, this accessible book also covers such practical topics as overcoming common challenges, the importance of listening, and the art of preparing and delivering well-crafted speeches. Filled with helpful sidebars, checklists, and tips, this is a book for any person who wishes to improve his or her public speaking skills.

Speak Easy 3rd Edition

Speak Easy 3rd Edition Author Maggie Eyre
ISBN-10 9781775592679
Year 2015-11-27
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Exisle Publishing
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Surveys show that most people fear public speaking more than death! So, how do you prepare effectively for a speaking engagement? What do you need to know about your body, your voice, the audience, the technology? Maggie Eyre has over 30 years’ experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she takes the reader through the complete process, from initial concept to final delivery. Included are chapters on body language, voice, health, warming up, managing your audience, fear, media skills, social media, how to use technology, grooming and learning your lines. The text is illustrated with anecdotes and case studies based on Maggie’s own work and experience, and is packed with useful tips. Practical and authoritative, this is the essential book for anyone facing a business presentation or an after-dinner speech.

TED Talks

TED Talks Author Chris Anderson
ISBN-10 9780544664364
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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"Catnip for all the TED fans out there." —Publishers Weekly "Unimpeachably practical . . . A handy guide for novice and moderately experienced speakers." —Kirkus Reviews "Anderson shares the secrets behind the best TED presentations." —Booklist Since taking over TED in 2001, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview; it can be more powerful than anything in written form. This “invaluable guide” (Publishers Weekly) explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula, but there are tools that can empower any speaker. Chris Anderson has worked with all the TED speakers who have inspired us the most, and here he shares insights from such favorites as Sir Ken Robinson, Salman Khan, Monica Lewinsky and more — everything from how to craft your talk’s content to how you can be most effective on stage. This is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas.

Speechmaking

Speechmaking Author Susan Jones
ISBN-10 1842751093
Year 2004
Pages 187
Language en
Publisher Politicos Pub
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The ultimate guide to confident public speaking from a government speechwriter Essential for all who write or give speeches as part of jobs in politics, business and the civil service, as well as those with a general interest in current events, government and politics Examples from over 200 well-known speeches by world-class speakers A unique approach to speechwriting at the highest level Speechmaking is an insider's view of speeches, describing how, in a high-tech world, these low-tech tools of persuasion still count. With examples from over 200 speeches by Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, George Bush, Bill Clinton, and the Queen and many others, this is a book for anyone who wants to know how to use language to maximum effect and at the highest level. Susan Jones uses her experience of working with and writing for political orators to reveal the rhetorical secrets of high-profile speechwriting.

A Speaker s Guidebook with The Essential Guide to Rhetoric

A Speaker s Guidebook with The Essential Guide to Rhetoric Author Dan O'Hair
ISBN-10 9781319022266
Year 2014-12-07
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Macmillan Higher Education
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A Speaker's Guidebook with The Essential Guide to Rhetoric is the best resource for public speaking in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use it (and keep it!) year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, including this one, hundreds of instructors have helped with the book focus on overcoming the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom.

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking Author Dan O'Hair
ISBN-10 9781319019716
Year 2015-09-29
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Macmillan Higher Education
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This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research and organization, practice and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. This newly redesigned full-color edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world. It features fully updated chapters on online presentations and using presentation software, and a streamlined chapter on research in print and online.

Speaking Persuasively

Speaking Persuasively Author Patsy McCarthy
ISBN-10 1741155797
Year 2002-08-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Allen & Unwin
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To succeed in business, your message must be heard, understood and remembered. This book, with its combination of practical tips and case studies from the experts, will help you to become a more powerful and persuasive speaker, whether pitching for business or presenting to the Board. As a consultant in speech training, I can recommend it unreservedly. Clare Willis, Senior Consultant, Speak First Training, London YOU CAN BECOME A CONFIDENT PUBLIC SPEAKER Speaking is one of the most powerful ways of influencing others at work and in life. And yet for many of us, speaking in front of large or small groups of people is one of our greatest fears. Speaking Persuasively shows you how to convert anxiety into effective communication. LEARN HOW TO GIVE DYNAMIC PRESENTATIONS AND SPEECHES Using real examples, Speaking Persuasively shows you how to hone your speaking skills in business and politics, in the classroom and in the community. It explains how to order your material, attract the audience's attention (and keep it), control your voice and adapt your techniques for different situations. It also includes practical advice on making a successful business pitch, communicating across cultures and handling the media. Speaking Persuasively is for anyone who wants to become a more persuasive and more impressive public speaker. Valuable information that will make the first-timer more comfortable and the gifted public speaker more persuasive. Shari Armistead, Senior Media Advisor to Queensland Minister for Education Strips away the mystery of the mass media performance. A useful guide for those on both sides of the microphone. Ellen Fanning, television and radio presenter

Public Speaking

Public Speaking Author Anthony Galvin
ISBN-10 1861442122
Year 2013-12
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher Need2Know
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More people are afraid of public speaking than of dying. Yet with proper preparation giving a speech is not difficult. Anyone can learn to speak effectively. This guide lets you in on the secrets of writing a good speech, and unlocks the power of body language. You will learn how to prepare your speech, and how to deliver it with power and conviction. You will also find advice on how to control your nerves and overcome your fears. Whether you are Best Man, delivering a sales pitch, or just saying a few words at a meeting, it pays to be well prepared. You will discover how to deliver your message in a powerful way, using humour, your own personal stories, and targeted research to support your ideas. No matter what your level of experience you will find useful hints and helpful information in this essential guide to public speaking. Chapter headings: First Steps Structuring Your First Speech Opening and Closing Body of the Speech Presentational Skills Visual Aids and Other Gimmicks Humour Nuts and Bolts Memorising Weddings Work Speeches Other Speeches Taking it Further This guide lets you in on the secrets of writing a good speech, and unlocks the power of body language. You will learn how to prepare your speech, and how to deliver it with power and conviction. You will also find advice on how to control your nerves and overcome your fears. Whether you are Best Man, delivering a sales pitch, or just saying a few words at a meeting, it pays to be well prepared. You will discover how to deliver your message in a powerful way, using humour, your own personal stories, and targeted research to support your ideas. No matter what your level of experience you will find useful hints and helpful information in this essential guide to public speaking. Author: Anthony Galvin

An Essential Guide to Interpersonal Communication

An Essential Guide to Interpersonal Communication Author Quentin J. Schultze
ISBN-10 9781441248725
Year 2015-09-22
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Baker Academic
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Virtually every human endeavor involves interpersonal communication. Leading Christian scholar and media commentator Quentin Schultze and respected professor of communication Diane Badzinski offer a solid Christian perspective on the topic, helping readers communicate with faith, skill, and virtue in their interpersonal relationships. Designed as a companion to Schultze's successful An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, this inviting book provides biblical wisdom on critical areas of interpersonal communication: gratitude, listening, self-assessment, forgiveness, trust, encouragement, peace, and fidelity. Given the rapid rise and widespread use of social media, the book also integrates intriguing insights from the latest research on the influence of social media on interpersonal relationships. It includes engaging stories and numerous sidebars featuring practical lists, definitions, illustrations, and biblical insights.

The Essential Guide to Rhetoric

The Essential Guide to Rhetoric Author William M. Keith
ISBN-10 0312472390
Year 2008
Pages 83
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Professors nd scholars William Keith and Christian Lundberg believe that an understanding of rhetorical theory and its practical applications is a critical component of effective and competent communication. This is why their booklet The Essential Guide to Rhetoric provides an accessible and balanced overview of core historical and contemporary theories through concrete, relevant examples and jargon-free language, helping students move from concepts to action. Designed to complement a wide variety of courses, this guide offers instructors a flexible option wherever coverage of rhetoric is needed.