Stand, Speak, Deliver! How to survive - and thrive - in public speaking and presenting will be published by Little, Brown in January 2016.
Public speaking and presenting rank in the top ten of people’s greatest fears. And yet being able to speak coherently and persuasively in a speech, seminar or meeting room is essential to progressing our careers and to living our lives fully.
In this book, 37 short, lively and pithy speeches tell us how to construct and deliver a speech or presentation. Each speech is designed as much to entertain as to inform.
Each example speech follows a simple, perfect structure which will soon become imprinted in your mind. Each focuses on one facet of speaking and gives you the very essentials of speaking, picked up by the author from 25 years of experience.
You will learn how to use your eyes, vary the voice and move the body; how to inform, entertain, humour, persuade, motivate or inspire the audience; how to present to colleagues or clients; how to introduce a speaker and how to wow as best man.
And you will discover the ultimate secret...!
Read the book and you will survive as a speaker; follow it and you will thrive!