The Proven, Stress-free Way to Successful Public SpeakingBook - 2012
A simple road map to the world of professional presentations
What happens when you're asked to give a speech, professionally or personally? If you get nervous, start sweating, and hope it's all just a bad dream then you aren't alone, but you need help. Painless Presentations proves that speaking doesn't have to be painful, or even stressful. A speech is a means to giving great, helpful material to an audience and the speaker is the vehicle to achieve that goal. This simple-to-read book guides those just beginning their journey into the world of speaking. Painless Presentations teaches the "Dozen Deadly Dangers" to avoid and much more.
- Explains how to gather information and materials
- Details the structure of a presentation
- Describes uses of visual aids and vocal variety
- Demonstrates how to handle questions
Painless Presentations offers wisdom derived from Lenny Laskowski's thirty-five-year speaking career, delivering more than 2,700 programs to clients in over 178 countries. It will give you no-sweat tips for delivering speeches that win over your audiences every time and teaches you that giving speeches doesn't have to be painful.
Baker & Taylor
Offers tools and techniques for preparing and delivering a presentation, addressing how to gather information, structure a presentation, use visual aids, appeal to different learning styles, and handle questions.
Filled with simple tips and techniques, this practical resource, drawn from the author's 35-year speaking career, helps those just beginning their journey into the world of public speaking by providing proven, no-sweat tips for delivering speeches that win over audiences every time. Original.