How to Deliver a Great Speech That Will Change Minds and Influence People
Call Number: PN 4129.15 .H385
Publication Date: 2015
"According to The Phobia Clinic, fear of public speaking ranks among Americans top dreads, surpassing fear of illness, flying, terrorism, and often the fear of death itself. It s no wonder delivering a speech can seem like a large hurdle for many people. Even the most brilliant ideas have to be communicated with poise and enthusiasm or the message will be lost due to poor delivery. You will discover how to overcome public speaking fright and phobia by being prepared, rehearsed, and ready for a number of unforeseen circumstances. You will learn how to write a memorable speech and how to impact and persuade your audience. This book also includes tips on understanding your audience, holding their attention, knowing what to talk about and what not to include, organizing your speech, perfecting your timing, handling Q&A sessions, and much more. You will also grasp how to put together informative, educational, and well-designed visual aides, including electronic presentations. How to Deliver a Great Speech that Will Change Minds and Influence People will also show you how you can gauge your audience s reaction and tailor the remainder of your presentation to have maximum appeal to the group you are speaking to. There s no need to worry with this book in your arsenal: You'll learn everything you need to know to deliver an expertly written speech with poise and confidence." --Amazon.com.
Talk Like TED
Call Number: HF5718.22 .G353 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-04
Public speaking coach and bestselling author Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED (technology, entertainment, design) presenters as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to get their cutting-edge insights and to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations.
How to Write Persuasively Today
Call Number: PE 1431 .D38 2010
Publication Date: 2010
From the Publisher: How to Write Persuasively Today is an authoritative handbook for getting your point across, a step-by-step how-to guide for making sure you say what you mean in the clearest, most effective way possible. Drawing on over three decades of professional writing and speaking experience, author Carolyn Davis breaks down the challenges, issues, and potential pitfalls involved in persuasive writing, providing practical strategies and solutions for communicating with the utmost clarity, precision, force, and style. It is a presentation filled with vivid, often humorous real-life examples of writing and presentations of all kinds-one that also equips readers with the tools needed to assess and evaluate everything from advertising claims to political propaganda to survey results.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
The AMA Handbook of Business Writing
Call Number: HF5726 .W55 2010 E-book
Publication Date: 2010
The book serves as a guide to style, grammar, punctuation, usage, construction, and formatting. It includes sample letters, memos, reports, abstracts, policies, proposals, and other business documents.
The AMA Handbook of Business Documents
Call Number: HF5726 .W675 2011
The book is a collection of guidelines and samples for creating a wide variety of business documents such as annual reports, brochures, business letters, business plans, grant proposals, mission statements, newsletters, policies, press releases, proposals, resumes, surveys, speeches, training manuals, user guides, and white papers.