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What Mark Twain Learned Me 'bout Public…

What Mark Twain Learned Me 'bout Public Speakin'

by Conor Cunneen

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0976374021, Paperback)

When I say I'll learn ['Teach' is not in the river vocabulary] a man the river, I mean it. And you can depend on it, I'll learn him or kill him. Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain

Utilizing a unique and memorable MARK TWAIN acronym, author Conor Cunneen demonstrates what the Dean of American Humorists learned him bout public speakin !

Message preparation

Audience research and knowledge

Relate to audience

Know your objective

Titter and humor wins the audience

Wait the power of the Pause

Anecdotes connect

Involve, Inform, Inspire your audience

Narration and stagecraft.

Did you know that Mark Twain, long recognized as a wonderful author and humorist was possibly THE most successful professional speaker ever?

The great man enthralled audiences from Berlin to Boston, from Montana to Melbourne with storytelling full of humor, pathos and humanity. Many regarded him as a superb impromptu speaker, except he wasn't!

Twain worked diligently at his craft, researching, writing, rewriting and memorizing his material. Now, you can learn tips, tricks and techniques Twain used to mesmerize, entertain and inform his audiences.

Author Conor Cunneen showcases the words of Twain and his contemporaries via a unique MARK TWAIN acronym to highlight what the mop-haired humorist learned him about public speaking. A successful business speaker and humorous motivational speaker to Corporate, Healthcare and Association audiences, Cunneen shows how he implements what he learned from Twain in his own presentations.

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