This book gives readers the tools they need to become a commanding presence before any audience. Features: The only presentation book to focus on the number one hindrance to effective speaking -- fear. Du Toit zeros in on the five great fears that any presenter must overcome: fear of other people's opinions, fear of losing concentration, fear of not having enough material, fear of audience questions, and fear of losing the audience's attention; Breakthrough techniques for making maximum audience impact. Comprehensive, informative, and still fun to read, the book addresses all of the important aspects of public speaking. In addition, the author includes contributions from renowned experts who detail valuable tools for beginners as well as seasoned presenters; Created by an author with a powerful platform. The author is one of the world's leading presentation coaches who has helped thousands of clients turbocharge their communication skills and develop the psychology of a great speaker.
Paul du Toit is a Certified Speaking Professional and an experienced presentation skills facilitator. Since 1999, he has trained and addressed thousands of people on pre-sentation skills and frequently lectures at universities on this topic. A founding member and past president of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (2005-2006), du Toit is currently managing director of the South Africa-based Congruence Group, which develops human capital within companies of all sizes.