More Than Words Can Say: The Making of Inspired Speakers

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Yellow House Books, 2008 - Public speaking - 164 pages
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What makes a speaker riveting? What makes an audience come alive? This book answers these questions by looking beyond the mechanics of speaking; by delving into the mysteries of charisma, and into the source of our own inspiration. It reveals the two most important secrets to public speaking. It reveals that how we see the world is how the world sees us. And if we wish to sparkle at the podium, we must be true to ourselves, for only then can we be true inthe spotlight.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
The Secret to Public Speaking
11
The Second Secret to Public Speaking
17
Vision + Values Voice
23
What It Is What It Isnt
29
The Clever vs the Wise
37
The Quiet Side of Speaking
45
Our Two Brains
51
The Theme vs the Point
93
The Ear vs the Eye
99
Our Spirit vs Our Brain
105
Too Busy for Words
111
Famous Last Words
117
Future Goals vs Present Action
123
PowerPoint vs Personal Power
133
ITS A WRAP
141

When Does a Chat Turn Into a Speech?
57
What If
63
The Devil Is in the Details
71
Two Kinds
79
Serious Fun
85
Hecklers and Other Blessings
147
Saskias Secrets
153
Index
161
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