Public speaking is the main principal element of fear for most people. Sometimes, finding one’s own voice in front of a crowd can cause a great amount of anxiety and stress. In order to overcome the fear of public speaking, there are different strategies and techniques that one can employ to become a more confident communicator. While some are born with an innate sense of how to speak to an audience, others are scared speechless at the mere idea of giving a speech. Feeling nervous before giving a speech is normal and can be controlled by following the guidelines outlined in this audiobook.
Don’t be discouraged, if you bomb out during your first public speaking engagement, allow us to help you focus on your potential to find your place among the great speakers of the world. After listening to this book, you will be able to keep the butterflies you feel in check, and to bring your communication skills to greater heights.
Here is a sampling of what you'll learn, plus easy chapter navigation:
Five Elements/Factors of Speaking in Public
How to Identify Fear and Phobias
Causes of Public Speaking Fear
Learning to Breathe and Throw Your Voice
All About the Audience-They want You to Succeed
Public Speaking Techniques That Work
How to Calm Your Nerves and Let Go of Stress
Using Humor to Win the Crowd
Creating a Win-Win Situation
How to Use and Handle Silent Moments
How to Deal with Mistakes
Practical Speaking Application
Using Your New Knowledge
Using Your Available Resources
Taking Steps to Overcome Your Fear
Thoughtful Practice to Make Perfect
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A Great Public Speaking Handbook
The tone set by Jack Nolan was the perfect tone for this book. It made this book easy to listen to and the information was so dead on. Great book.
The best thing that I learned from this book on Public Speaking that I will use in my daily life is breathing. This is so important and you don't always think about how important it is.
Reading this book on Public Speaking will definitely impact my life and how I am able to address others in public. Everything from how to dress, recording yourself to hear how you sound to your breathing. Absolutely everything is covered.
- Christie davis
Simple but Good Advice
I definitely enjoyed listening to this more than I would have, had I read it in print. I probably would have put it down, but the narrator worked to make it interesting and engaging.
If a friend were looking for a simple start to overcoming fears of public speaking, I would certainly recommend this as a good start. Someone experienced but looking for more helpful tips may not find it as helpful.