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Author : Thompson William D.
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
ISBN# : 9780205270262
Pages : 204
Price :INR 724
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With endorsements from two of the largest and most influential public speaking groups -- the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International-- this book is written by an expert speaker and consultant who has received prestigious awards from these two organizations. Public speaking is vital to anyone interested in advancing in their careers or improving the ways in which they present themselves. This book offers a realistic look at the world of public speaking, from corporate trainers and motivational stars to beginning luncheon speakers. Through it all, the author guides readers step-by-step, helping them turn their dreams into reality. Readers will find the personal stories of successful speakers, along with answers to some intriguing questions: How do you break into public speaking? What skills do you need and where can you learn them? Can you keep your regular job and still make money from speaking engagements? What does it take to make a living at public speaking? This power-packed guide is brim-full of practical information. Readers will learn which skills and personal characteristics are essential, easy ways to get started, how to practice, the requirements for becoming a certified speaker, how to make contacts, what todays audiences expect, and much more. Anyone interested in speaking for "profit or pleasure." Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series.



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Speaking for Profit and Pleasure

From the Publisher

With endorsements from two of the largest and most influential public speaking groups -- the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International-- this book is written by an expert speaker and consultant who has received prestigious awards from these two organizations. Public speaking is vital to anyone interested in advancing in their careers or improving the ways in which they present themselves. This book offers a realistic look at the world of public speaking, from corporate trainers and motivational stars to beginning luncheon speakers. Through it all, the author guides readers step-by-step, helping them turn their dreams into reality. Readers will find the personal stories of successful speakers, along with answers to some intriguing questions: How do you break into public speaking? What skills do you need and where can you learn them? Can you keep your regular job and still make money from speaking engagements? What does it take to make a living at public speaking? This power-packed guide is brim-full of practical information. Readers will learn which skills and personal characteristics are essential, easy ways to get started, how to practice, the requirements for becoming a certified speaker, how to make contacts, what todays audiences expect, and much more. Anyone interested in speaking for "profit or pleasure." Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series.

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Speaking for Profit and Pleasure

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Table of Contents

  • ForewordPrefacePt. IWhy People SpeakCh. 1A Responsible Society1Ch. 2Personal Development10Ch. 3Community Service23Ch. 4Vocational Fulfillment36Pt. IIGrowing as a SpeakerCh. 5Learning and Teaching54Pt. IIIThe Business of SpeakingCh. 6Celebrity Speakers76Ch. 7Avocational Speakers81Ch. 8Full-Time Speakers119Ch. 9The Speaking Industry164Appendixes190

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    With endorsements from two of the largest and most influential public speaking groups -- the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International-- this book is written by an expert speaker and consultant who has received prestigious awards from these two organizations. Public speaking is vital to anyone interested in advancing in their careers or improving the ways in which they present themselves. This book offers a realistic look at the world of public speaking, fr

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