Shola has developed a unique, highly effective and easy to understand system to master public speaking.
I cannot wait to transform my speeches and presentations into high impact, engaging and authentic performances! I already feel like a DIVA. A valuable book which I'm sure many will find motivating and uplifting. - Saija Mahon, Founder CEO of Mahon Digital Marketing Ltd'How to be a DIVA at public speaking' is a pocket-rocket packed full of tips, tools and techniques to make you a fabulous public speaker.
Shola's DIVA system is a clear, practical approach for novices and developing speakers alike. However, what makes this book stand out is the second half, with the guidance you need to actually deliver your speech as a professional. Strong female role models abound within these pages (not least of whom is Shola). But guess what? It turns out men can be DIVAs too! Worth every penny - I will be rereading on a regular basis. - Nick Westall, Chief Technology Officer, CACI LtdPacked with all the possible advice and information on how to run a successful speech, the author will guide you through important topics on how to handle the emotions of speaking in public, how to engage with your audience and how to manage the logistics.
A comprehensive guide that was written with passion and authenticity, with the added value of the author's experience on stage as a singer as well as a public speaker. You will start reading and feel engaged straight away! - Marta DeMartini, Photographer
About the Author
Shola Kaye, founder of the company Speak Up Like A DIVA, is a public speaking trainer and a professional singer based in London. Her mission is to help women around the world to speak up and be heard. A self-confessed introvert who was once afraid of presenting at work, Shola is now an award-winning public speaker and over the years has performed internationally in front of tens of thousands of people. Shola has had a varied career including working as a celebrity impersonator, a management consultant on Wall St, a secondary school teacher and a jingle writer. She lived in the USA for 7 years, spending time in New York City, New Jersey and Atlanta. She has a BA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, a PGCE (postgraduate teaching qualification) from Merton College, Oxford University and a MS from Emory University. She's available internationally for speaking engagements and enjoys giving her audiences a lively time with a mix of singing, inspiring stories and communications skills training. Find out about online courses, live training, 121 coaching and more at sholakaye.com.