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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Adult & Continuing Education
  • Language:English
  • Pages:107
  • eBook ISBN:9781609844899

The Secrets of Successful Speech Making For the First-Time Presenter

Make a Speech

by Scott Topper

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Overview
Stage fright, also known as public-speaking anxiety, or performance anxiety, is the number-one fear among adults. This practical, self-help manuscript for young people and adults provides readers with the tools and strategies necessary to becoming a better presenter. Sharpen your skills, increase your confidence, and improve your performance. Eventually you will be asked to make a speech, whether it’s a wedding-day toast, accepting an award, or a business presentation. People judge us and the companies we represent on how we present ourselves. This book is filled with helpful secrets and insights into the public-speaking challenges that trouble the novice speaker. Complete with a contemporary approach, the reader is encouraged to step up to the microphone and deliver a compelling speech with confidence.
Description
Gain a competitive edge and become a better public speaker! You can achieve your goal of becoming a better presenter by learning powerful public-speaking techniques and visualizations, and by practicing positive affirmations. This book contains highly effective speech making tips and secrets. “The Secrets of Successful Speech Making For the First-Time Presenter” is ideal for group training, as well as for individuals who want to develop their public-speaking skills. Your thoughts lead to images through visualization. Your images become action. Your actions then become your new public-speaking reality. Know the purpose of your speech and communicate your message with enthusiasm and passion. This book definitively answers the universal question, "How do I overcome my fear of public-speaking?" IMproSolutions™ helps you learn to deal with your fears directly by empowering you with the right tools so you can feel secure in front of an audience. Topics include discovering your inner public voice, harmonizing your mind and body to uncover your passion, knowing your stuff but speaking to your audience, selecting and organizing content to achieve your purpose, and engaging your audience through your performance. Great for students, professionals, and business people!
About the author
Scott Topper, three-time Emmy-nominated television show host, is a professional actor and speaker who has dedicated his life to helping others become passionate public speakers. Scott is the founder and creator of IMproSolutions™, an Interactive Public-Speaking System developed in 1999. With over two decades of public speaking, improvisation, and acting experience, Scott offers public-speaking seminars to corporate executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, and various organizations worldwide, including China, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. Scott's goal is to empower people to achieve success in their personal and professional lives by discovering and exploring the true colors of one's own unique personality. Scott strives to increase individual confidence and creativity by providing useful and practical public-speaking tools and techniques. As an entertainment industry expert, Scott is a member of Meeting Professionals International, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and International Special Events Society. A consummate entertainer, Scott co-hosted “The Local Show” with Cheryl Ladd from “Charlie’s Angels,” hosted “Way Back Weekends” radio program for Cumulus Broadcasting, played an alien “Kantare” guard for Paramount TV’s “Star Trek: DS9,” and co-starred in “Hypnotalk” on E! Entertainment TV. Scott was recruited by Twentieth Century Fox in Hollywood, CA to play the United States touring role of “Night Guard Scott,” promoting the DVD release of the movie Night at the Museum, starring Mickey Rooney, Robin Williams, and Ben Stiller. Scott also hosted “American Top-40 On-tour,” a two-year, 50-city U.S. excursion for ABC Radio Networks. He served as reality field producer for MTV’s “Taildaters,” and later became show runner for MTV’s “Burned.” Scott received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre Arts. He lives with his fiancée in Los Angeles, CA and he enjoys cycling, singing, dancing, playing guitar, fund-raising for charity events, and performing improvisational comedy.
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