Public speaking and presenting rank in the top ten of people's greatest fears. Yet being able to speak coherently and persuasively in a speech, seminar or meeting room is important when progressing our careers and living our lives to the fullest.
In this book, 37 pithy, lively and witty mini-speeches tell us how to construct and deliver a speech or presentation. 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 picked up by the author over 25 years of experience.
And each speech will entertain as much as inform you.
Stand, Speak, Deliver! will enable you to learn how to use your eyes, vary your voice and move your body. It will also look at 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, enjoy it and you will survive as a speaker. Follow it and you will thrive!
Vaughan Evans is a consultant in business strategy and author of many top-selling business books. He has also been a leading performer on the amateur speaking circuit for 25 years. He has won dozens of speaking contests and is known primarily for the vitality, humour and sheer buzz he injects into every speech. As importantly, he has nurtured and mentored dozens of speakers over the years. He has helped transform hesitant speakers into confident speakers and good speakers into great speakers.