Take the mystery out of effective, fear-free public speaking This latest book in the Demystified series takes theconfusion out of preparing for and delivering speechesand presentations. Public Speaking and PresentationsDemystified walks you step-by-step through the fundamentalsof the subject and provides you withtechniques for effective speaking, avoiding commonerrors, and overcoming stage fright. With these skills,you will feel confident in business and social situationswhen you find yourself in the spotlight.
Part I. Getting Started Self-assessment 7 ways to stop procrastination Why are you speaking? Analyzing your audience Part II. Formatting your material Gathering information Putting the pieces in order Language style choices Organizing your key points Intros and conclusions Part III. Stand and Deliver Room arrangements PowerPoint, props and visuals Vocal tips and language usage Non-verbal tips and faux pas Q + A Part IV. Special Situations Group presentations Your place or mine? Panel presentations Funerals and weddings "Stuff happens" - Murphy was an optimist