The Art of Speeches and Presentations
The Secrets of Making People Remember What You Say
1. Edition April 2012
2012. 224 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-470-71184-2 - John Wiley & Sons
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Everyone dreads public speaking. But Phil Collins, former Chief Speech Writer to Tony Blair, knows that it doesn't have to be this way.
We all tend to worry so much about how we're presenting, and not enough about what we're presenting. The secret to memorable, polished speeches is to think more about the material you're presenting. When the content's right, the confidence will follow.
In The Art of Speeches and Presentations Phil Collins provides you with a concise set of tools, preparing you for any speaking occasion. Ranging from the ancient history of rhetoric to what makes Barack Obama such a good speaker, and packed with practical examples and tips, the Art of Speeches and Presentations is set to become the definitive guide to great speeches and presentations.
From the contents
Introduction: Attention to Detail 1
Chapter One: Audience 21
Chapter Two: Expectations 47
Chapter Three: Topic 71
Chapter Four: Language 107
Chapter Five: Individual 137
Chapter Six: Delivery 159
Frequently Asked Questions 195
Glossary - The Main Rhetorical Terms 201