Public Speaking

The Essential Guide

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


Chapter Headings 

First Steps

Structuring Your First Speech

Opening and Closing

Body of the Speech

Presentation Skills

Visual Aids and Other Gimmicks

Humour

Nuts and Bolts

Memorising

Weddings

Work Speeches

Other Speeches

Taking it Further

Help List

Author Bio 

Anthony Galvin is one of the most experienced public speakers in the British Isles.

A journalist, radio presenter and author, he has been a member of Toastmasters International for twenty-five years, achieving his Competent Speaker certification by the age of twenty. He has been a finalist in the British Public Speaking Championship ten times.

He travels extensively, giving presentations on preparing and delivering speeches. He also briefly held the world record for the longest public lecture, smashing the previous record by ten hours.

Anthony is also a comedian and stage hypnotist, where his public speaking skills have proved a great asset.

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