Don't Let the Messenger They Shoot be You!: A Survival Guide for Public Speaking
An easy to read & follow A to Z guide for public speaking. From ADRENALIN to ZIPPER, this book is loaded with tips for the communicator. If you are a top executive or if you were recently hired & are starting your career...you should develop your public speaking skills. You will become more confident, comfortable & convincing in every communication situation. In ancient times, messengers did not live to a ripe old age. Many were shot because people did not like the message! It still happens in the 1990's! We SHOOT THE MESSENGER! Someone, somewhere, is making a speech or business presentation. Audiences listen attentively at the outset...but as the speaker drones on, or gets into a losing battle with audio visual equipment, they load their guns (figuratively) & they shoot the messenger. People sleep, start side conversations, & make decisions NOT to buy a product, or try an idea. Read this book & follow the suggestions & tips TO DECREASE YOUR CHANCES OF BEING SHOT! TO ORDER CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-544-9551, Clear Communication Books, 7349 Via Paseo Del Sur, Suite 515-189, Scottsdale, AZ 85258.
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