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About Akash Karia
Akash Karia is a peak performance coach who has trained over 180,000 people worldwide, from bankers in Hong Kong to senior executives in Thailand to government members in Dubai. Clients who have sought him out for his expertise include FedEx, Gucci, Bristol Myers Squibb, Wrigley's, Ernst and Young, the Government of Dubai, Sony Pictures Entertainment and many more.
Akash has thrice been ranked the #1 Most Popular Business & Money author on Amazon Kindle and his books have been translated into Italian, Korean and Japanese. His work has also been featured on Forbes, FastCompany, CEO Training, Thrive Global and most recently, The New York Times.
WHY READ HIS BOOKS?
Akash writes books on communication, productivity and psychology, sharing proven tools and techniques for the price of a cup of coffee.
His books are based on hundreds of hours of intensive scientific research, and provide practical tools, techniques and strategies that you can implement immediately.
WHAT DO OTHERS SAY?
"Akash is one of the best professional speakers on the planet today. He is motivating, inspiring and interactive at the same time."
~ Brian Tracy, Author of Eat That Frog
"We hired Akash for our Asia-Pacific, European and North American conferences and he was a big hit! His session was exactly what we needed. I would highly recommend his programs - our team could not get enough."
~ Kevin Kelly, CEO & President, Stampede Global
"Akash delivered true value to our global team...Relevant insights and tools we can implement immediately in the market!"
~ Mark Butterman, Director, InFront Sports & Media
"Akash is a phenomenal coach! The information I gained in just a few short hours is priceless."
~ Fatema Dewji, Director of Marketing for billion-dollar conglomerate, MeTL
"Akash is a very effective, inspiring and energetic speaker!"
~ Azim Jamal, Nautilus Gold Award Winner, #1 Bestselling Author of The Corporate Sufi
"Akash is THE best coach I've ever had!"
~ Eric Laughton, Certified John Maxwell Trainer
Subject to availability, Akash conducts keynotes, workshops and seminars internationally.
Get in touch with him on www.AkashKaria.com/Keynotes (or via Akash@AkashKaria.com).
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MASTER THE ONE THING ALL GREAT TED TALKS HAVE IN COMMON
What is the secret to delivering a great TED talk?
What is the magic ingredient that makes a TED talk captivating?
And more importantly, how can you use those secrets to make your presentations more powerful, dynamic and engaging?
To try to answer these questions, I studied over 200 of the best TED talks. I broke each TED talk down in terms of structure, message and delivery.
Here’s what I discovered. After studying over 200 TED talks, the one commonality among all the great TED talks is that they contain stories.
UTILIZE ADVANCED STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES TO INJECT LIFE INTO YOUR PRESENTATIONS
Essentially, the best speakers on the TED stage were the ones who had mastered the art of storytelling. They had mastered how to craft and present their stories in a way that allowed them to share their message with the world without seeming like they were lecturing their audience.
DISCOVER THE 23 STORYTELLING SECRETS OF THE BEST TED TALKS
In this short but powerful guide, you’re going to learn how to use stories to make your presentations engaging and entertaining. Using case studies drawn from TED talks by Sir Ken Robinson, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Susan Cain, Leslie Morgan Steiner, Mike Rowe and Malcolm Gladwell, you’ll learn how to craft stories that keep your audience mesmerized.
By the time you’ve finished reading this storytelling manifesto, you will have picked up twenty-three principles on how to create stories that keep your audiences mesmerized.
Whether you are giving a TED talk or a corporate presentation, you will be able to apply the principles you pick up in this guide to make your next talk a roaring success!
RAVE REVIEWS FROM READERS
"No more boring speeches and presentations"
~ Douglas L. Coppock
"A crisp and no fluff book"
~ Kam Syed
"A great book on storytelling"
~ David Bishop
"Excellent book for any speaker"
~ Dean Krosecz
Ready? Then let’s get started...
“How to Design TED-Worthy Presentation Slides” is your secret to designing sexy presentations
How to Design (and Deliver) TED-Worthy Presentation Slides is a short, practical and step-by-step guide to creating sexy slides.
It is based on an extensive analysis of some of the best TED speakers, such as Brene Brown, Daniel Pink, Amy Cuddy, Larry Lessig, Seth Godin, Bill Gates and many, many more.
Included in the book are sample sexy slides from TED talks, as well as from across the web, to help you master the art of presentation design.
Learn how to breathe life into your slides, instead of draining it out of your audience
By the end of this guide, you too will be able to create sexy presentation slides that keep your audiences mesmerized. More importantly, you will be able to design presentations that breathe life into your slides, instead of draining it out of your audience.
Not convinced yet? Here’s just a taste of what you’ll learn inside the book:
•The most common mistake most presenters make – and how you can avoid it
•The one principle that will make you better than 90% of most speakers
•How to quickly create a presentation storyboard
•Bill Gates’ trick for transforming his slides from dull to dashing
•The Seth Godin presentation formula
•The importance of contrast
•Locating and using sexy fonts
•Spicing up your presentations with video
•Displaying data without being dull
•Ensuring consistency between slides
•How to deliver a great TED talk (or any other speech or presentation)
•And much, much more…
“A must read...An essential tool for preparing effective, interesting and "sexy" presentations...a must read for any professional who wants to improve his communication skills.” ~ Rosalinda Scalia
“The lessons shared in this short book will a go a long way to helping a person give better public presentations. The insights shared by Akash are like golden nuggets in a river full of info!” ~ Alan Portugal
“I have been teaching workshops at universities and Fortune 500 Campuses up and down the East Coast on building better presentations. Akash hits all the right notes in this book. A must read for anyone wanting to build powerful presentations.” ~ David Bishop
“Excellent for those who want to really engage their audience. I incorporated many of the principles within and developed a more effective product presentation.” ~ Tom Tipps
“Right on the mark. Just what I was looking for as a non-designer.” ~ Erik J. Zettelmayer
“Make a greater impact with your presentations. While reading this book I was mentally reviewing my talks where I use PowerPoint slides. I am now changing some of those slides to make a greater impact on the listeners. These tips are easy to implement and make sense.” ~ John C.
Create Powerful Openings and Closings for Your TED Talk (or any other Speech or Presentation)
If you’ve watched TED Talks, you’ve no doubt been inspired and enchanted by speeches by figures such as Sir Ken Robinson, Jill Bolte Taylor, Simon Sinek and Dan Pink.
In this short eBook, you will discover how to:
Hook your audience into your speech with your opening
Learn five tools to capture your audience’s attention within the first thirty seconds of your speech. You will be learning from the speeches of speakers such as Simon Sinek, Susan Cain and Sir Ken Robinson.
End your speech powerfully and persuasively
What’s the best way to end your TED talk? In the second section of this book, you will discover six proven techniques to close your TED talk (or any other speech or presentation) in a powerful and persuasive manner.
Arguably, the opening and closing of your presentation are two of the most important parts of the presentation. While this is a short book, it covers the essentials of how to open and close your TED talk (or any other speech or presentation).
The two chapters contained in this booklet are from my bestselling book, “How to Deliver a Great TED Talk”. The two chapters are provided as a sample taster. If you enjoy the taster, you’ll love the full book. In any case, this mini eBook can still be enjoyed without having to buy the full book because it covers the topics of how to open an end a TED talk (or any other speech or presentation).
Bonus Analysis of a Full TED Talk
This NEW and REVISED edition contains an in-depth bonus analysis of Kelly McGonigal's TED Talk, so that you can learn how to design, develop and deliver persuasive presentations.
Ready to learn how to create powerful TED-like openings and closings? Then let's get started...
YOUR GUIDE TO CREATING AN OUTSTANDING TED TALK - OR ANY OTHER SPEECH OR PRESENTATION
"How to Deliver a Great TED talk" is a complete public speaking system for delivering highly effective presentations and speeches.
If you’ve watched TED videos before, you’ve no doubt been inspired and electrified by speeches by figures such as Sir Ken Robinson, Jill Bolte Taylor, Simon Sinek and Dan Pink.
What makes these TED talks so inspiring?
What is the secret formula for creating a successful TED talk?
And how can you use this formula to deliver your own powerful TED talk (or any other presentation or speech, for that matter)?
OVER 100 SUPER SPECIFIC TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
If you follow the guidelines and tools in this book, I guarantee that your audience will have no choice but to be wrapped up in your speeches and presentations.
BASED ON EXTENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE BEST TED TALKS
I studied more than 200 of the most inspiring TED talks, analyzed each one line by line and discovered the common elements that make them successful.
This book is the result of my intensive research. In it, you’ll discover tools that will help make you twice the speaker you are today in half the time.
This book is also based on the work of bestselling authors Chip and Dan Heath. In their groundbreaking book, Made to Stick, Chip and Dan Heath revealed six simple principles for creating memorable messages.
In this book, I have taken Chip and Dan’s work and applied it to creating powerfully persuasive presentations. I use their SUCCESS framework and draw on examples from TED talks to show how the success principles can be applied to public speaking.
More specifically, you will learn how to:
• Craft a repeatable power phrase
• Utlize the ABC-C speech structure for powerful presentations
• Use rhetorical devices to spice up your speech
• Create an attention-grabbing opening
• Build the body of your presentation/speech
• Craft a compelling closing
• Use statistics to grab attention
• Create a wow-moment
• Bring your characters to life
• Use analogies, metaphors and similes
• Turn your stories into mental movies
• Build your credibility with the speech introduction
• Add internal credibility to your presentation
• Build an emotional connection with your audience
• Use compelling visuals
• Use PowerPoint the right way
• Body language secrets of confident speakers
• Arouse your audience's curiosity
• Use Sir Ken Robinson and Dan Pink's techniques for adding humor to a speech
• Use rhetorical questions to hook your audience into your presentation
• Use the five C's of storytelling to create spell-binding stories
• Deliver dynamic TED talk (or any other presentation or speech)
Whether you are scheduled to deliver a TED talk, a business presentation or
Discover the Scientific Way to Build Habits – And Supercharge Your Productivity, Health, Wealth and Happiness
What if you could hack into the circuitry of your brain and install new habits that could transform your life in just 10 minutes a day?
What if these habits could make you more productive? Happier? Healthier? More successful?
Whether you want to exercise more, eat healthier, read more or take control of your finances – the key lies in understanding and utilizing the science of habit formation.
If you can make desired behaviors automatic – then you can change your business, your relationship and your life.
Filled with practical, actionable tools based on science, this book shows you how...
What You Will Learn:
In this book, you will discover how to:
• Kick-start personal change using small habits.
• Create BIG changes in your life by harnessing the power of keystone habits.
• Keep yourself motivated using big-picture thinking (based on research at Ohio State University).
• Hack your psychology and set yourself up for success by becoming a realistic optimist.
• Use an if-then strategy to triple your chances of success (based on research by Peter Gollwitzer).
• Create a chain for ensuring you stick to your habits.
• Be more productive, improve your health, take control of your finances and transform any – and every – area of your life.
• BONUS QUIZ: Discover your Habits Roadmap
• And lots, lots more...
That may sound like a big promise to make, but it’s one that we’ll keep.
By the end of this book, in addition to gaining a whole new understanding of habits, you’ll be able to use them effectively to spark personal change.
RAVE REVIEWS FROM READERS
"One of the best books I've read in a long time..."
"Crisp and clear."
"Great book with great ideas."
~ Luis L.
"Within a few pages, I already had some simple ideas to easily implement into my life."
~ C. Wrightson
Just One Idea...
Just one idea in the book might be what you need to finally to create real, lasting change.
Ready to get started? Then scroll up and click the 'buy now' button to get started...
~ Thomas Lindey
“...a quick read that can have immediate and long term benefits. The exercises in chapter two are really good. The advice in chapters 3 and 4 is spot on. I'm going to share it with my three sons.”
~ Phil Barth
“Compared to the other self-help books, this one of the easiest books to follow and implement, from start to finish.”
~ Alnoor Talwar
MASTER THE ONE SKILL ALL PEAK PERFORMERS HAVE IN COMMON
What is the one skill that the world’s most successful leaders, athletes and business people have in common?
And more importantly, how can you harness this skill to achieve greater success, fulfillment and well-being in your business and personal life?
New research reveals that resilience – more than IQ – is a key factor in determining your success and well-being, at work as well as in your relationships.
In fact, studies show that people with higher levels of resilience have higher productivity, better health, greater morale, higher job satisfaction and lower stress.
DISCOVER 7 SCIENCE-BACKED TOOLS THAT MAKE THE DIFFERENCE WHEN IT COUNTS
In this book, you will discover the 7 things resilient people do differently...and how to apply them in your own life so that you can:
• Persevere through adversity.
• Quickly bounce back from disappointments.
• Break negative emotional patterns by taking control of your self-talk and inner movies.
• Instantly shift your emotional state using the power of physiology.
• Create greater drive and ambition by mastering the use of self-directed questions.
• Supercharge your energy levels at a moment’s notice.
• Experience even greater excitement, passion, happiness and fulfillment in every area of your life.
Using the 7 habits of resilient people discussed in this book, you will be able to handle the vulnerabilities of intimate relationships, the risks and failures of business and the ups and downs of life.
RAVE REVIEWS FROM READERS
“...a great book if you're looking to master your emotions, become more resilient, flexible, and ultimately successful...”
~ M. Sean Marshall
“I'll definitely be reading this book again, because I spent the whole time analyzing my own thoughts and reactions and found a great deal to work on.”
~ Rebecca Vickers
“[Akash] has knocked it out of the park... A great read full of examples...Highly recommended.”
~ Jamie Hill
Just one idea in this book might be the what you need.
Ready to get stared?
Then scroll to the top of the page and click the buy now button.
Based on Intensive Research on Brain Science, Storytelling, Screenwriting and Public Speaking
“Practical and useful...Storytelling is one of the most important parts of speaking. This book makes it clear how to do it, when and where.”
~ Judith Field
“Great book...Akash doesn't hold anything back.”
~ Stephen Fraundorfer
“A great kick-start for your next speech! A wonderfully quick burst of inspiration and insight.”
~ Mandy Hoffeldt
STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES TO MAKE YOUR NEXT PRESENTATION AN OUTSTANDING ONE
Stories have the power to captivate listeners and ignite their imaginations.
Great speakers know how to use stories to enthrall and influence their audiences.
This book is the result of six years of intensive research on the art of storytelling and public speaking.
Inside, you will discover how to:
• Create an opening that instantly hooks your audience into your speech.
• Keep your audiences captivated with a story.
• Use the suspended story formula to ramp up the intrigue.
• Bring your characters to life.
• Turn your stories into mental movies for your audience.
• Keep your audience spellbound by increasing the intensity of your conflicts.
• Add organic humor to any presentation without resorting to jokes.
• Make your speech memorable with the right analogies and metaphors.
• Create a repeatable catch-phrase using “the rule of opposites”.
• Tell a story and deliver a speech that your audience will remember and talk about for years.
• and much, much more...
RAVE REVIEWS FROM READERS
“Great resource for speakers. I have nothing but praise for the simple but succinct way this book reads. I read it in one sitting and plan to use it as a guide for future speaking engagements.”
~ 357 Solutions, LLC
"Loaded with great advice on how to deliver a killer message.”
~ David Parra
“A perfect book to those who want to dominate the art of storytelling.”
~ Alci Aguilera
“A must-read! Akash Karia outlines tips for energizing not only your speech, but also the audience."
~ Angela Avery
If you’re ready to become a powerfully persuasive speaker who owns the stage, then scroll up, click the Buy Now button and let's get started...
Do you ever feel intimidated or out-of-place in social situations? Do you want to learn how to master the art of small talk and develop a magnetic personality?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book was designed for you.
Based on Intensive Scientific Research. DISCOVER:
1 -- Five Foolproof Techniques for Creating a Stellar First Impression
How quickly do you make judgments about people? We’d like to think that we don’t judge people until we get to know them. But the truth is it only takes a tenth of a second to make an accurate judgment about someone you meet or see.
2 -- What Your Non-Verbals are Saying About You
How you hold yourself says a lot about how you feel – even though this may be an unconscious message. What is your body language saying about you? Find out inside...
3 -- Seven Tools to Break Through Fear and Break the Ice
One of the hardest parts of getting to know someone new is that crucial moment when you have to break the ice. It can be incredibly difficult to walk up to a total stranger and get acquainted. The seven tools you pick up in Chapter 2 will help you smash through your approach anxiety and start a fun and engaging conversation
4 -- Six Strategies to Seal a Memorable Verbal Impression in 30 Seconds
Your nonverbal cues can definitely make an instant first impression, but what you say also has the power to do so. So how do you make sure that you give a great first impression in the first 30 seconds of meeting someone new?
5 -- How to Make Your Personality Shine
No matter what your personality, you can become someone with a shining personality that attracts others to it. You may not think of yourself as very charismatic. But don’t let those feelings of inadequacy get in the way of making your personality shine (Chapter 5).
6 -- How to Go from Introduction to Intimacy
It can be a challenge to create conversations that have intimacy in just a few minutes. And while you can’t force anyone to like or trust you, you can greatly increase the chances of that happening by following a few simple practices. Chapter 6 will show you how to go from conversing to connecting. BONUS: Learn the 36 questions that are scientifically-proven to help you deepen the connection with anyone!
7 -- How to Revive a Dying Conversation - and Keep It Alive
We’ve all had conversations that seemed to start off great, but were followed by the dreaded awkward silence. What you do in that moment can make or break your conversation? Chapter 7 shows you exactly what to do when the conversation seems to be dying prematurely
8 -- The Five-Step Method for Ending a Conversation Positively
The purpose of striking up new conversations is to create new connections beyond just that moment. How you end a conversation is as important as how you begin it. You want to leave your new acquaintance with a favorable impression of you going forward. Follow the five-step method in Chapter 9 and you won't go wrong!
9 -- How to Deepen the Relationship with Future Interactions
Making a great impression with someone new is a critical task when you’re networking. But it’s not enough to have an initial contact if you want to create a network of people from which you can truly benefit personally and professionally.
~ Chris Maddock
“...a great manual on how to improve your everyday productivity”
~ Rosalinda Scalia
“I am one of the biggest procrastinators so I had to download this book. It has helped me tons and I recommend it for anyone [who] suffers from procrastination.”
~ Steven Dana Scobey
Do you ever struggle to get things done?
What if you could stop procrastinating and achieve your biggest goals faster than you ever imagined?
What if you could get twice as much done...in just half the time?
What if you could skyrocket your productivity so that you can do more, have more and be more?
Packed with twenty-three tools on how to stop procrastinating, get motivated and get more done in less time, Ready, Set…Procrastinate! will prove to be an indispensable resource for those who want to get the most out of life.
How to Develop the Now Habit
If you want to stop dreaming and start doing, you must develop the “now” habit. This book will show you how to do just that. In it, you will learn how to:
• Tackle any task using the solar flaring technique.
• Complete large, complex tasks using the Lego block technique.
• Trick yourself into working on any project using the five-minute technique.
• Eliminate procrastinator talk using a simple eight-step method.
• Instantly increase your motivation using two simple words.
• Tackle perfectionist thoughts that cause you to procrastinate.
• Beat procrastination using Dan Ariely’s simple trick.
• Make inherently boring tasks more interesting.
• Create positive new habits using the Seinfeld calendar.
• Stop conveniently “forgetting” painful tasks.
• Instantly eliminate disguised procrastination using the Pareto principle.
• Dramatically cut how much time you waste online.
• Use implementation-intentions to increase your success rate by 300%.
• Use pre-commitment devices to lock your future self into your desired course of action.
• Triple your productivity using a simple time-management technique.
Just One Idea...
Just one idea in this book might be the what you need to radically transform your life and your business.
Ready to get started?
Then scroll to the top of the page and click the buy now button.
“How to Get People to Do Stuff: The Psychology of Persuasion” is your secret to winning people over to your way of thinking
How to Get People to Do Stuff: The Psychology of Persuasionis a short, practical and step-by-step guide that will teach you how to win the game of persuasion. Based on scientifically proven principles, this book is a must-have for business owners, entrepreneurs, negotiators, salespeople and anyone else who could benefit from learning how to be more persuasive without being pushy.
Be Persuasive Without Being Pushy – Here’s How:
By the end of this guide, you will have picked up the tools and techniques to become twice as persuasive in half the time so that you can achieve your personal and business goals. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a stay-at-home mom, 26 Ways to Persuade People to Do Stuff will prove to be a valuable addition to any persuader’s library.
Not convinced yet? Here are just some of the cool persuasion techniques you learn inside the book:
•Two Birds of a Feather: Discover how to get your prospect to like you and buy from you.
•The George Clooney/Halle Berry Effect: Learn how research on the 1974 Canadian elections can help you become more persuasive.
•Go the EDGE: Use the four universal benefits to get people to say “Yes!”
•The “Star Wars” Toothbrush Technique: Find out how a Star Wars toothbrush can teach you about persuading people and gaining compliance.
•The Expert Spillover Effect: Discover how to taking advantage of the expert spillover effect can help you become more persuasive.
•The “Yes Ladder”: Learn one of the coolest persuasion techniques designed to help you build rapport with your prospects and lead them to a “Yes”.
•The Fair Persuader: Discover how being perceived as a fair persuader can actually make you more persuasive.
•Inoculation: Find out how to stop your prospects from changing their minds.
•The Mint Sweet Gift: Learn how waiters receive 20% more tips using this technique, and how you can use it too to increase your persuasion power.
•The Petrified Forest Persuasion Failure: Discover the (shocking) persuasion mistake most people make (and don’t even realize they’re making!)
•The Rokia Technique: Discover what a seven-year old girl in Mali named Rokia can teach you about unlocking your persuasion power.
•The BYAF Technique: Learn the scientifically proven BYAF technique that can double your chances of getting a “Yes!”
If you feel that learning any of these persuasion techniques could be useful in helping you achieve your personal and business goals, then what are you waiting for? Get the book! Why not? Just one idea in the book might be what you need to unlock your persuasion power. Your investment is cheaper than a cup of coffee, and there's a seven-day money-back guarantee on all products purchased through Amazon.
Ready to get started? Then scroll up to buy the book...
UNLOCK YOUR INNER CHARISMA
Have you ever met someone who had a magnetic personality?
The kind of person other people seemed to want to be around? The kind of person who seemed to have people hanging onto their every word?
YOUR GUIDE TO BUILDING A MAGNETIC PERSONALITY
Now, what if I told you that you can learn to become charismatic? That you could unlock your inner charisma, master the art of small talk and develop personal magnetism?
That you can learn to become likable?
That you can learn to become the kind of conversationalist that keeps people engaged and entertained?
YOUR TOOLKIT ON HOW TO DEVELOP PERSONAL MAGNETISM- TODAY!
Inside this book, you will learn the mindset, body language, rapport building and storytelling techniques used by some of the most charismatic individuals on the planet.
Here’s quick taste of what you’ll uncover inside the book. You will learn how to:
• Establish rapport with almost anyone by using five simple techniques.
• Instantly create a stellar first impression – without saying a word!
• Unlock your charisma and confidence by mastering seven important body language tools.
• Make people feel comfortable using the match-and-mirror technique.
• Instantly connect with people using subtle conversational techniques.
• Master the art of small talk and learn how to talk to anyone to make them feel at ease.
• Become a great storyteller who captures people’s imaginations with your stories.
• Become the best you that you can possibly be.
All these tools are summarized in one print-ready cheat sheet you can download at the end of the book.
JUST ONE IDEA...
Just one idea in this book might be the inspiration and the spark of change you are looking for...
Are you ready to unlock your inner charisma and develop a magnetic presence?
Then let’s get started...
THE SECRET TO MAGNETIC SPEAKING
What’s the “secret” to becoming a magnetic speaker?
What techniques do world-class speakers use to keep their audiences on the edge of their seats?
What tools can you use to give powerful presentations that win people over to your way of thinking?
I’ve spent the last five years of my life answering these questions.
As an introvert, I used to be envious of speakers who were able to keep their audiences electrified.
I used to think that these speakers were naturally gifted communicators; that they had won the genetic lottery when it came to persuasive speaking skills.
However, being a personal development junkie, I began interviewing these great speakers.
I studied hundreds of books on public speaking, watched countless videos of great speakers and invested thousands of dollars on public speaking seminars and coaching programs.
What I learned was that public speaking is a skill, and like any skill it can be developed if you have access to the right techniques.
OVER THIRTY TOOLS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
After reading the book and learning to use the tools, you’ll be able to:
• Captivate your audience and arouse their curiosity within the first thirty seconds.
• Break down your audience’s persuasion resistance using a story.
• Use the advanced storytelling formula that will have your audience hanging onto your every word.
• Craft a catch phrase that is remembered and repeated.
• Build internal credibility into your stories.
• Make your talk concrete using metaphors and analogies.
• Transform any story into a mental movie for your audience.
• Use rich, powerful words that invoke emotions in your listeners.
• Create irresistible stories by understanding the keys to great storytelling.
• Frame your message so that it applies to every audience member’s unique situation.
• Prime your audience to pay attention using the foreshadowing technique.
• Become a dynamic speaker by mastering critical delivery techniques.
• Get your audience laughing while learning by utilizing the three humor tools you’ll discover inside.
• Avoid the mistakes that most speakers make without even realizing.
•Inspire and motivate your audience with your words.
• Understand when to use a “you-focus” and when to use a “we-focus” (because it does make a big difference!).
• Experiment with rhetorical devices to add beauty and power to your words.
• End your talk powerfully and persuasively.
WHO THIS BOOK IS PERFECT FOR
• Professionals looking to brush up their presentation skills.
• Entrepreneurs who want to learn how to persuasively pitch their ideas.
• Toastmasters who want to compete in the World Championship of Public Speaking.
• Newbie and veteran speakers looking to create their keynote speeches and workshops.
• Salespeople who need to sell from the stage.