The Perfectionist's Guide to Public Speaking

  • by Matt Kramer
  • Narrated by Gary Johnson
  • 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How would you like to:

Shed your primal fear of public speaking and be able to speak in front of anyone, anytime?
Get a restraining order against your internal critic?
Free yourself from the constant pressure of having to be "perfect"?
Build powerful, memorable messages and deliver them with confidence?
Listen to the best book ever written
Do all of the above (except the last thing) and maybe smile while you're at it?

If yes, you will definitely, most likely, maybe, sorta like this book. [The last sentence was put through a lie detector test - results inconclusive.]
The book takes you on a journey through the eyes of the author, Matt Kramer, a perfectionist who was once petrified of public speaking. You'll hear about his embarrassing speaking moments as well as the raw, internal thoughts that once crept into his mind time after time. Lastly, you'll know after listening to this book that there is hope for you - that public speaking is not just for the Tony Robbinses of the world. It's for anyone who dares to break through their self-imposed barriers. Matt tells you how he overcame his fear of public speaking and how you can, too.
Inside you'll find:

Eight methods to control nervousness while waiting your turn to speak
How to avoid forgetting what to say (Including one thing you should NEVER do)
Several bad jokes
How to construct a presentation from nothing but a blank slate
The secret to winning the war against your inner critic
How to deliver: From your seat to the final call to action
How to thoroughly prepare for your next presentation


What the Critics Say

"This fast-moving, helpful book is loaded with practical ideas to help you speak more persuasively and with greater power." (Brian Tracy, author of Speak to Win)
"Chock-full of valuable, easy-to-apply tips for managing your fear of public speaking." (Jeremey Donovan, author of How to Deliver a TED Talk)
"Whether you're a perfectionist or not, to overcome your fear of speaking in public read Matt Kramer's The Perfectionist's Guide to Public Speaking. It's a thoroughgoing, useful, fun guide to this basic terror we all face." (Nick Morgan, author of Power Cues and President of Public Words, Inc.)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

helpful, well thought out approach

easy to listen to; narrative with pleasant cadence. I don't know if this, in my own story, will help me out or just freak me out more...
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- Sean

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-20-2016
  • Publisher: Tactical Talks, LLC