Secrets of Successful Speakers: How You Can Motivate, Captivate, and Persuade If you have a speech coming up, you can use this book as a template. Lilly Walters walks you through step by step how to get over stage fright, organize your thoughts by developing a theme people can remember, create a flow to the speech so it's easy to follow along with, how to edit your material and decide what you need to cut for maximum effectiveness and powerful openings and closings. It's filled with quotes from famous speakers that give you another way of looking at speaking.
Giving Voice to Your Cause: Speaking Tips for Nonprofit Professionals The subtitle is Speaking Tips for Nonprofit Professionals but it's really for anyone who wants to make a difference in the world by expressing their values. It speaks to readers who have a tendency to put a lot of effort into preparing their talks or hold themselves back from speaking their truth. You'll get 60 tips for public speaking as well as examples of people in organizations doing some amazing work. It's inspirational and practical if you're ready to speak up and have a bigger impact with more people.
Transformational Speaking If you want to learn the fine art of storytelling in order to make a difference in the world, Gail Larsen shares guiding principles to get to the heart of your message. It's really about getting to the core of who you are and what your message really is. From that point, you'll be given guidelines for making the most of your time in front of your audience and sharing how your message relates to them. She shines a light on what it takes to be a congruent speaker, someone each audience member grows to trust. As Gail says, 'If you want to change the world, tell a better story.
Speak Like a CEO: Secrets for Commanding Attention and Getting Results If you've every felt like some people are just naturally born public speakers, this book shows you how anyone can learn to be a better public speaker. It takes you through specific lessons you can apply to your situation. It also gives tips for thinking on your feet and addressing the media. Suzanne has seen speakers at their best and their worst showing what you can learn from the best and mistakes to be aware of so you don't bring them into your presentation. At the end, she shares ten things you can do to guarantee success and five different coaching plans so you'll know what to expect if you decide to work with a coach.