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A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking (edition 2009)

by Dan / Rubenstein O'Hair, Hannah / Stewart, Rob

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Member:brianinbuffalo
Title:A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking
Authors:Dan / Rubenstein O'Hair, Hannah / Stewart, Rob
Info:Bedford/st Martins 2009-11-05 (2009), Paperback
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:non-fiction, self-help, communication, public speaking, speaking, oral communication, speeches, speech anxiety, informative speaking, persuasive speaking

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Think of this slim tome as the CliffNotes version of how to effectively prepare for, practice and deliver a speech. A motivated reader could sit down with this book for just a couple hours and literally come away with a few dozen practical tips for pulling off what many people view as one of the most anxiety-producing tasks in life. Don't look for any lofty theories or detailed analysis in this handy guidebook. It's a down-and-dirty crash-course that strips public speaking to its bare essence. I've been teaching public speaking courses on two college campuses for years. We use a much more detailed text because we have over three months to explore this complex topic. But for folks who only have a few hours as opposed to a few months to assemble a checklist of helpful hints, this is your book. ( )
  brianinbuffalo | Nov 4, 2012 |
A handy little guide to public speaking. Just the information needed and no waste. I'll keep this little book forever. ( )
  Borg-mx5 | Mar 27, 2010 |
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