If you think that talking is easy, think again!
Why? Because, whether at a meeting at work or a dinner party at home, what you're saying and how you're saying it matters. It can open doors - or close them; it can make you friends - or lose them; it can get you noticed - or forgotten.
Wish you were a raconteur? Or a brilliant public speaker? Maybe you just want to be more confident, clever, persuasive or provocative in everyday conversations. Whatever you want, with some simple, fun and effective techniques Speak for Yourself will help you master:
Your voice - make an impact and be heard by changing how you breathe and speak
Your words - grab and hold attention with the power of storytelling and active listening
Your style - get the most from conversations, presentations and meetings
Speak for Yourself is packed with winning ways to help you walk, talk and interact with others while exuding confidence and calm. It'll get you noticed and leave them wanting more.
Harry Key is from Australia but currently based in London. He trained as an actor before moving to India where he worked as a Bollywood actor and as a voice artist. He is now a speech and confidence coach, helping people speak with flair and authenticity. He also runs flirting workshops and delivers training programs for a variety of corporate clients, including the BBC Worldwide, GSK and MTV.
Introduction Part 1: The Voice Why your voice matters Breathe with your belly Be mindful of your voice Perfect a Storyteller's Voice Physical Confidence Part 2: The Words Go with the flow Good speaking is mostly listening The art of persuasion Storytelling Public speaking Part 3: The Style Reading your audience The provocative style Establish your rules of engagement Sustaining your momentum