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Presentation S.O.S.
Mark Wiskup
0446695548
Sept 2005
Paperback
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-Armchairinterviews.com, Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame
"A practical useful book that will stay on my bookshelf."

—Joyce Lain Kennedy, Tribune Media Services
"This nifty little how-to manual is perfect for people who do stand-up in business."

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Public Speaking and Presentations (SparkNotes Business and Software Series)
SparkNotes Editors
158663643X
September 2002
Paperback
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10 Days to More Confident Public Speaking
Lenny Laskowski
0446676683
July 2001
Paperback
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From AudioFile
The author of DYNAMIC PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR THE BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL offers a short audio course on giving public talks and seminars. It's a comprehensive lesson on managing every part of the presentation process, from investigating audience needs and meeting-room layout to having backup equipment and polished techniques for handling difficult people. The amount of detail Laskowski recommends might seem laborious coming from anyone else, but here it sounds thoughtful and welcome. His passion is thoroughly enhanced by Peter McHugh's smooth interpretation of his ideas. This is one of the best audio lessons on public presentations available. T.W. © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

Book Description
Written by an expert in...


Set Your Voice Free with CD (Audio)
Roger Love
0316441589
Aug 2003
Paperback
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Joe Elliott, lead singer, Def Leppard
"I study with Roger and you should too." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Anthony Robbins, author, Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power
"Over the years, I have worked with more vocal coaches-and tried more vocal techniques-than I care to remember. It wasn't until I met Roger Love that I gained 100 percent certainty that my voice would perform the way I expect and need it to. With Roger Love's new book, you too have the opportunity to learn from a truly amazing vocal master." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Mastering Public Speaking, Fifth Edition

0205388825


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Book Description
Offering an ideal balance of theory and skills, this book provides a solid grounding in the how's and why's of public speaking, placing particular emphasis on critiquing, ethics, and critical thinking. Written in a casual, lively style and clearly organized, this edition of Mastering Public Speaking builds on its previous success. The fourth edition retains its popular and distinctive emphasis on the ethical contract between speaker and listener and on the value of critiquing speeches to improve your own skills. Learn how to think critically as you choose speech topics, conduct research, organize content, select language, manage nervousness, and deliver speeches. For anyone interested in Public Speaking. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Art of Public Speaking with Learning Tools Suite (Student CD-ROMs 5. 0, Audio Abridgement CD Set, Powerweb, and Topic Finder)
Stephen E. Lucas
0073228656
November 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations and thorough coverage. By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than six million students and instructors. The Lucas Learning Tools Suite offers even more tools and study options to fit the active lifestyles and diverse learning/teaching styles of today's students and instructors.

About the Author
Stephen E. Lucas is Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin where he has coordinated the introductory public speaking course for almost 25 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Chancellor’s Award for...


The Art of Public Speaking (Text, Student CD-ROM Guidebook v.4.0, and Audio Abridgement CD Set)
Stephen E. Lucas
0073023892
June 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Lucas' The Art of Public Speaking is the leading public speaking textbook in the field. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker when beginning the course, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations. Creative activities, vivid examples, annotated speech samples, and foundation of classic and contemporary rhetoric provide students a strong understanding of public speaking. When instructors teach from this textbook, they benefit from Lucas' Integrated Teaching Package. The Annotated Instructor's Edition and Instructor's Manual, both written by Steve Lucas, provide teaching tips and give outlines on how to use the various supplements. As a result, instructors are able to see various teaching examples, how to integrate technology, and analyses and discussion...


Earl Nightingale's The Strangest Secret Millennium 2000 Gold Record Recording
Earl Nightingale
1893984001
December 23, 1999
Audio CD
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Book Description
This is a CD of the Gold Record Recording of the 1956 essay, The Strangest Secret. This recording, by Earl Nightingale was the seedling from which the personal development industry grew, and is offered now for the first time on CD.

About the Author
Earl Nightingale, radio hall of fame commentator; dean of motivation; personal development industry pioneer.


1,001 Ways to Make More Money as a Speaker, Consultant or Trainer
Lillet Walters
007142802X
Dec 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
A treasure trove of tips on how to increase your income as a speaker--and keep your clients coming back for more "This extraordinary book contains wonderful insights, ideas and strategies that you can apply immediately to be more successful as a speaker, trainer or consultant, than you ever thought possible." --Brian Tracy, Speaker, Author of Goals! "A must-read! Lilly Walters and the world of paid professional speaking--two names that go hand in hand. When you want ideas you can use today to increase your income in this industry, Lily is the one to ask!" --Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator, #1 New York Times bestselling series, Chicken Soup for the Soul , Co-author, The One-Minute Millionaire "Lily has done it again! Another great tool to help anyone in the "experts industry" access the market and profit from...


Never Be Boring Again : Make Your Business Presentations Capture Attention, Inspire Action and Produce Results
Doug Stevenson
0971344094
January 15, 2004
Paperback
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Howard Putnam, author, Winds of Turbulence, June 2003
"This book reads like an intimate conversation that you'd have with your speaking coach."

Marianne Williamson, author, Return to Love, September 2003
"This book provides a roadmap for you to discover and develop your own personal stories."

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Speaking Your Way to the Top: Making Powerful Business Presentations (Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series)
Marjorie Brody
0205268145
October 1997
Paperback
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Book Description
With endorsements from two of the largest and most influential public speaking groups -- the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International -- this book is a professional's key to success in the workplace. From job interviews to multimedia presentations, the way people present themselves and their thoughts can make or break their career. But they don't have to be a professional performer to give a great presentation - everything they need to know is right here. Popular trainer and keynote speaker Marjorie Brody leads readers step-by-step through planning, preparing, and delivering presentations of all types. Readers will learn about the homework they should do first, how to organize a presentation and develop the content, interesting ways to use data, how to grab attention and establish credibility,...


Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln
James C. Humes
0761563512
Apr 2002
Paperback
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Review
"As a student of speech, I very much enjoyed this intriguing historic approach to public speaking. Humes creates a valuable and practical guide."
—Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO, FOX News

"I love this book. I've followed Humes's lessons for years, and he combines them all into one compact, hard-hitting resource. Get this book on your desk now."
—Chris Matthews, Hardball

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"As a student of speech, I very much enjoyed this intriguing historic approach to public speaking. Humes creates a valuable and practical guide."
?Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO, FOX News

"I love this book. I've followed Humes's lessons for years, and he combines them all into one compact, hard-hitting resource. Get this book on your desk now."
?Chris...


Be Heard the First Time! The Woman's Guide to Powerful Speaking (Capital Business) (Capital Business)
Susan D., Ph.D. Miller
1933102152
February 1, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Dr. Susan Miller's passion is to empower women with effective compelling communication skills so they can articulate and achieve their goals, communicate their needs, and master the art of "being heard" where it counts. /> />Be Heard the First Time is an operator's manual for oral communication and shares the seven key skills of all competent speakers, plus Dr. Miller's proven strategies for breath and pitch control. For beginners, she shows how to focus on posture, presence, comfort level, and the message itself. For the more skilled speaker, Dr. Miller provides effective strategies for combating dry mouth, retrieving words, and answering aggressive questioning when faced with a high-level public meeting or press conference. /> />Be Heard the First Time promises to help reticent women walk, stand, or sit...


Pocket Guide to Public Speaking
Dan O'Hair
0312400780
January 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Win the Crowd
Steve Cohen
0060742046
June 2005
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Who knows better than a magician how to captivate an audience? As Cohen (who calls himself the Millionaires' Magician—an indication of who his audience is) notes, "[M]agicians are masters at attracting interest, holding attention, and leaving audiences with fond memories of their time together."Demystifying the psychology of magic in clear, pithy prose, he explains how to use a magician's tricks to make better, more winning presentations. Cohen distills five "Maxims of Magic": Be Bold; Expect Success; Don't State—Suggest; Practice, Practice, Practice; and Be Prepared. This may be familiar territory, but Cohen's advice has a magician's spin (including how to perform some tricks). For example, to practice being bold, he suggests dropping a quarter surreptitiously into someone's pocket. The magician's...


The Art of Public Speaking with Free Student APS CDs 3.0, PowerWeb, and Topic Finder
Stephen E. Lucas
0072938218
June 2003
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Lucas' The Art of Public Speaking is the leading public speaking textbook in the field. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker when beginning the course, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations. Creative activities, vivid examples, annotated speech samples, and foundation of classic and contemporary rhetoric provide students a strong understanding of public speaking. When instructors teach from this textbook, they benefit from Lucas' Integrated Teaching Package. The Annotated Instructor's Edition and Instructor's Manual, both written by Steve Lucas, provide teaching tips and give outlines on how to use the various supplements. As a result, instructors are able to see various teaching examples, how to integrate technology, and analyses and discussion...


The Leader's Guide to Storytelling
Stephen Denning
078797675X
Apr 2005
Hardcover
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Review
"...there are good stories here...all used to make leadership points..." (Times Educational Supplement, 23rd September 2005)

Book Description
In his best-selling book, Squirrel Inc., former World Bank executive and master storyteller Stephen Denning used a tale to show why storytelling is a critical skill for leaders. Now, in this hands-on guide, Denning explains how you can learn to tell the right story at the right time. Whoever you are in the organization CEO, middle management, or someone on the front lines you can lead by using stories to effect change. Filled with myriad examples, A Leader’s Guide to Storytelling shows how storytelling is one of the few available ways to handle the principal and most difficult challenges of leadership:...


Leading Out Loud
Terry Pearce
0787963976
Apr 2003
Hardcover
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Review
“… an interesting book from which we can glean many valuable ideas and suggestions.” (The Leadership and Organization Development Journal, April 2004)

Review
"For those remarkable leaders who have the capacity to inspire, communications is less of a rote skill and more of a life practice in creating meaning. Leading Out Loud encourages us to plumb the depths of our own motivations in order to communicate change with the power that only authenticity engenders." — Randy Komisar, virtual CEO, adjunct faculty, Stanford University, author, The Monk and the Riddle "This is a powerful, simple, and essential tool for any leader who hopes to move and inspire others. Keep it on your desk." — Patrick Lencioni, author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team ...


Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach
Steven A. J. Beebe
0205449832
March 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This FlexChoice product features two components: a full-color book and a Website that includes two online chapters, audio clips, pedagogy from the regular Public Speaking, and many interactive activities. The new FlexChoice version of Public Speaking retains the distinctive and popular audience-centered approach of the full book, which emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience during the public speaking process. With an engaging writing style and numerous examples, this book serves as a foundation for speechmaking as it guides readers through every step of the process. The website includes the complete text of two chapters (18 and 19), pedagogy, many illustrations, sample speeches, online practice tests, flash cards of the key terms, and many other interactive activities. For public...


Speak with Confidence
Dianna Booher
0071408053
Dec 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
How virtually anyone can be an effective public speaker and give powerful presentations From nationally respected communications guru Dianna Booher, here is a complete program for business professionals who want to take their public speaking skills to a bold new level. Writing for sweaty-palmed beginners and seasoned execs alike, Booher delivers powerful, battle-tested strategies and tips guaranteed to transform even the most fainthearted presenter into a masterful communicator. In addition to a clear, systematic presentation of the basics that every public speaker must learn, she offers invaluable guidelines for experienced speakers who'd like to fine-tune their skills, as well as guidance on how to seamlessly integrate multimedia into a presentation. In Speak with Confidence! , readers will learn how to:...


The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking
Dale Carnegie
0671724002
March 1, 1990
Paperback
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In the Spotlight: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing
Janet Esposito
0974296627
October 2005
Paperback
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Sharon McQuaide, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
In The SpotLight is a real gift to people experiencing any degree of fear or discomfort in speaking or performing in front of others, either in formal or informal settings. Janet Esposito demonstrates sensitivity, wisdom, and passion in guiding her readers on a path to overcoming their fears and discovering a new-found freedom and power in self-expression. Her enthusiasm for her topic makes for easy and lively reading. You will want to read In The SpotLight if you have any anxiousness in speaking or performing in front of others! --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Dr. David N. Greenfield, Author of "Virtual Addiction: Help for Netheads, Cyberfreaks, and Those Who Love Them", CEO, The...


Public Speaking for College and Career with Speechmate CD-ROM 3.0
Hamilton Gregory
0072975652
March 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
With its wealth of student and work-oriented examples, this trusted text offers a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking. The new edition includes many fresh examples and sample speeches, as well as "A Brief Guide to Using PowerPoint" and current information on Internet research.

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Instructor


How to Say It with Your Voice with CD (Audio)
Jeffrey Jacobi
0735201528
Feb 2000
Paperback
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Dow Smith, Associate Professor, Broadcast Journalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
"In broadcast journalism, if you want a long and successful career your need How to Say it with Your Voice. In a practical, systematic approach this book teaches you exactly how to improve the most valuable tool you have for speaking with an audience-your voice."

-Ray Held, President, Abbott Capital Management
"Jeff's assistance has made a big difference in our presentation style during marketing presentations. We have won a lot more business since he began working with our firm. Everyone at Abbott feels he has helped us a great deal."

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Say It with Presentations: How to Design and Deliver Successful Business Presentations
Gene Zelazny
0071354077
December 21, 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
Organize a powerful, effective business presentation and deliver it with style! Say it with Presentations helps you define why you're giving the presentation and the audience you need to convince. This compelling, comprehensive presentation toolkit tells you when, why, and how to use humor, and, yes, silence to get your points across...howto make the most of visuals...set up facilities and equipment...and rehearse to communicate your confidence, conviction and enthusiasm, and much, much more.

Download Description
Say it with Presentations helps you define why you're giving the presentation and the audience you need to convince.

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Presentations that Change Minds
Josh Gordon
0071461094
December 19, 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Surefire strategies to help you win the hearts and minds of every crowd for every purpose Presentations that Change Minds illustrates fourteen proven strategies for creating and delivering winning presentations. Just as importantly, it shows you how to determine which strategy will work best in a given situation and how to apply a range of best practices for realizing that strategy. Presentations guru Josh Gordon supplies sample timelines for delivering presentations based on the various strategies. He also gives expert advice and guidance on how to read an audience and alter its collective mindset; how to avoid dangerous assumptions that can sink a presentation; how to prepare physically and mentally; and much more.

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Josh Gordon is the...



Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Second Edition
Steven A. Beebe, et al
0205386970
May 19, 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Communication helps readers see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication by anchoring all discussion around five fundamental principles. Written by experienced and highly regarded textbook authors and teachers, Communication:Principles for a Lifetime provides readers with all the theory and skills necessary in the introductory course - in a manner that will help them to apply what they learn throughout their lives. Understanding that the challenge of basic communication is learning the myriad of skills, principles, and theories, Beebe/Beebe/Ivy emphasize five key principles of communication throughout their book: Be aware of your communication with yourself and others. Effectively use and understand verbal messages. Effectively use and understand nonverbal messages. ...

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