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Advance Praise for Better to BEST: How to Speak for Extraordinary Results . . . Every Time!
"Even Lincoln would have been impressed!"
Steve Forbes President & CEO Forbes Inc.
"Better to BEST is a superb tool for any executive who wants to influence, persuade, and inspire every audience! It provides a precise blueprint for crafting and delivering an outstanding speech that will have your audience members sitting on the edge of their seats. The writing is engaging, the information is insightful, and the organization is excellent. The resources and Web sites listed are a great bonus. Any speaker would benefit enormously from reading and applying the advice in this book. It is an essential book for every leader."
Jack Guynn President & CEO Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Better to BEST is full of practical insights that will help anyone deliver presentations that connect with audiences. This is not a book of abstract theories. David Dempsey gives us guidelines that have been tested and proven. Pick it up. Its a great investment."
Former United States Senator Bob Dole
"If you know your next public speech will be drop dead wonderful, this may not be the book for you. But should you belong to the remaining 95% of the world, David Dempsey's Better to BEST is full of easy to absorb, readily read ideas that will stay with you. Guaranteed applause at the end of your next talk."
Gerald Grinstein CEO Delta Air Lines, Inc.
"With my busy schedule, I appreciate that David Dempsey has organized this book into quick, easy-to-read tactics for improving public speaking. I have found many informative and entertaining suggestions in Better to BEST."
James C. Kennedy Chairman & CEO Cox Enterprises, Inc.
"David Dempsey's book, Better to BEST, written with wonderful humor, takes you on a journey of building a dynamic presentation. It is packed with invaluable lessons for all speakers and shouldn't be missed."
Dr. Ken Blanchard Co-author of The One Minute Manager® and The Secret
"This book shows you how to prepare and deliver better talks and presentations than you ever imagined. When you follow its advice, you will look and sound like a star." Brian Tracy Author of Maximum Achievement and The Psychology of Selling
"Better to BEST is a great resource! This excellent book shows you how to speak in a way that will cause audience members to sit up and listen. It demonstrates how to have a meaningful heartfelt, conversation that connects with your audience, how to standout in todays cluttered, speaker-filled world. Every speaker would benefit tremendously from reading this book and applying its principles."
John R. Alm Former CEO Coca-Cola Enterprises
"Many people do not understand the importance of communicating clearly. David Dempseys book, Better to BEST, is packed with numerous personal tales from the trenches and great ideas that he has learned through his lifelong experience in the speaking arena."
Garry Betty President & CEO Earthlink
"Clear, honest, precise and consistent communication is the ultimate tool for effective leaders and essential in captivating presentations. Better to BEST is a virtual toolbox of useful suggestions and guideposts to help you become the best, most effective communicator possible."
John Schuerholz Executive Vice President & General Manager The Atlanta Braves
"The last 30 years I have spent my life giving speeches before a wide variety of audiences. I am constantly on the lookout for books and articles that can help me give an extraordinary message each time I speak. There is no better resource than David Dempseys Better to BEST when it comes to helping you experience extraordinary results when you stand to give your speech. I can honestly say that David is one of the best speakers in America today and its always wonderful to learn the secrets of the best!"
Dr. Dwight "Ike" Reighard Chief People Officer HomeBanc
"I am always looking for books that will help me be a better communicator. I really liked this book. David is proving himself tops in the field of speech making and you need to read it!"
Bobby Bowden Head Football Coach Florida State University
"Better to BEST inspires me! It teaches every speaker how to craft and deliver a passionate message."
Marc Hebert Chief Marketing Officer Virtusa Corporation