Goosebumps, butterflies in the stomach, and pure cold fear: for most people, public speaking ranks high on the list of nerve-wracking activities. Will they be able to make their thoughts clear? Will they impress their audience...or bore, even alienate them? Help is on the way, with this comprehensive guide to improved communication skills for talks big and small. Speak with Power and Confidence offers tips on everything from preparing for a speech to sitting down for a job review to addressing a courtroom or the media. Speak with Power and Confidence reveals the all-important secrets of gaining absolute control of their image, their message, and their audience--whether it’s one person or a thousand. Learn how to:
* grab listeners’ attention instantly
* deliver presentations that help close a sale
* gain the upper hand in any negotiation
* convey a positive, professional image in job interviews
There’s specific advice for a wide variety of situations, and trusted tips for both verbal and non-verbal communication.
When originally published by Prentice-Hall (as Say It With Power and Confidence), this was named one of the best business books of the year by Executive Summaries. Years later, it remains the unsurpassed guide to honing your confidence in speech.