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Power Presenter: Technique, Style, And Strategy From America's Top Speaking Coach (2009)

by Jerry Weissman(Favorite Author)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 1
1282009095 (ISBN13: 9781282009097)
John Wiley & Sons
review 1: Anyone who speaks in front of people should read this book. Weissman goes into the subconscious signals that affect our interaction with an audience. He also links to a website where readers can view positive and negative examples of audience interaction. He coaches speakers on how not to defeat themselves on stage through bad body language, and then how to use body language to have a more natural presentation.
review 2: Knowledgeable guide to making presentationsMany people would rather try to flush a snarling bobcat down the toilet than give a speech. Indeed, individuals often rate public speaking as a primary fear. Delivering a speech summons the same jacked-up “fight or flight” response that animals depend upon to survive predator attacks. Your breathin
... moreg rate shoots through the roof. You cannot think clearly. You are suddenly in severe physical crisis. Unfortunately, when you give a speech, you cannot fight your way out of trouble or run away from it. Instead, you must somehow stand there calmly, and speak in a coherent, compelling fashion. Premier speaking coach Jerry Weissman shows how to quell those stressful feelings. In this clearly written book – which features an attractive design that makes his examples particularly easy to follow – he provides a comprehensive set of public speaking techniques to help you win over any audience. getAbstract is glad to speak up for this book and its fascinating case histories about famous speakers, including an insightful analysis of the fateful 1960 U.S. presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. History might have been different if Nixon had read Weissman’s book before he went on TV. If you hope to rise in sales or business, not to mention politics, you must be able to give a great presentation – this book will show you how. less
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This was kind of useful to me for preparing for some speaking, but it wasn't fantastic
One of the best book covering presentation/public speaking skills.
How to focus on everything else besides the content.
verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry interesting
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