Books on Self-Help & Motivation
Helpful Tips for Business People
who Need to Speak in Public
By: T. James Cook, CA
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE
OF GOOD ORAL COMMUNICATION
Canadian Chartered Accountant, Jim Cook, helps business people improve their speaking skills and become good oral communicators. His book includes an assessment of present skills together with practice sessions.
The objective of Jimís book is to help you become committed to the ideal of speaking excellence through an appreciation of the benefits.
The ability to communicate verbally will be one of the most important skills you will need in the 21st Century. Better speaking skills will lead you to more responsibility, authority, and material benefits. Confidence in your speaking skills will result in reduced stress levels when you know that you are going to have to speak, or when you are in a potential speaking situation.
Jimís book will help you to appreciate the advantages of becoming a better public speaker in your workplace, your community activities, and in your social interactions. Ideas that are well articulated are always given more weight and, as their proponent, you will become more successful.
The Importance of Good Oral Communication
Assessment of Present Skill Level
Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking
Basic Speaking Skills
a) Eye Contact
b) Gestures, Body Language
c) Vocal Variety
Common Speaking Errors
Organization of Your Presentation
Use of Notes
Putting Humor Into Your Presentation
b) Master of Ceremonies
c) Presentations and Awards
d) Introducing and Thanking a Speaker. . . . . . . . .
World's Greatest Speeches
Speak Up! Helpful Tips for Business People who Need to Speak in Public by T. James Cook, C.A. softcover; 110 pages, ISBN: 978-1-55270-256-7; published in 2007; Canadian: $24.95.
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