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Confessions of a public speaker

Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastapol, Calif. : O'Reilly, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The author describes the techniques behind great communication and shows how anyone can learn to use them well.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Berkun
ISBN: 9780596801991 0596801998
OCLC Number: 419866907
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I can't see you naked --
The attack of the butterflies --
$30,000 an hour --
How to work a tough room --
Do not eat the microphone --
The science of not boring people --
Lessons from my 15 minutes of fame --
The things people say --
The clutch is your friend --
Confessions --
Backstage notes --
The little things pros do --
How to make a point --
What to do if your talk sucks --
What to do when things go wrong --
You can't do worse than this --
Research and recommendations --
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Scott Berkun tells it like it is. Whether you're speaking to 10 people or 1000 people, you will gain insights to take your presentation skills to the next level. It's a rare book that will make you Read more...

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