A personal story telling feel to itAnother good thing about this book is that it s hilarious I chuckled all the way throughThoroughly recommended even if ou don t have ambitions to be a public speaker Scott via this book helped me get through my first public speaking gig alive in tact and having done a reasonable job firstly with practical tips on how to put together an interesting talk secondly by helping me realise there is nothing to be afraid of it s actually a very safe profession and thirdly by making it all very normal and funny And now there is a wealth of knowledge advice further reading recommendations and links I can go back to to further my learning and speaking This book was recommended to me and I highly recommend it to ou Excellence service. Ical advice including how to work a tough room the science of not boring people how to survive the attack of the butterflies and what to do when things go wrong; the inside scoop on who earns 30000 for a one hour lecture and why; and the worst and funniest disaster stories ou've ever heard plus countermoves No Such Thing as Normal: From the author of Glorious Rock Bottom you can use PLEASE NOTE Whenou purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in our Audible Library along with the aud.
With Easy book to read with a lot of examples and tips to become a better public speaker The part that I ve liked the most is the large number of sources the author drew from when writing this book Highly entertaining and inspiring romp through Scott Berkun s career so far as a public speakerScott Berkun was a project manager for ears at Microsoft then left to make a life as a freelance writer and speaker He states that one of his ambitions is to be a great thinker someday Looks like he is well on his wayOne of the good things about this books is that it is experience based an amalgam of personal memoir and tips he wants to pass on about how others can learn from his successes and failures to become better public speakers themselves As a result the book has. The embarrassments and triumphs Scott has experienced over 15 Just Buy Her a Dress and She’ll Be Fine: My Postpartum OCD, Anxiety and Depression Story years of speaking to crowds of all sizes With lively lessons and surprising confessionsou'll get new insights into the art of persuasion as well as teaching learning and performance directly from a master of the trade Highlights include Berkun's hard won and simple philosophy culled from ears of lectures teaching courses and hours of appearances on NPR MSNBC and CNBC; pract.
I m terrified of public speaking and so in an effort to find a way of reducing this fear I ve read A LOT of books on the topic Confessions of A Public Speaker is definitely one of the better onesIt s less of a how to and of a description of the author s experiences positive and negative with some hints tips and guidance thrown inI really liked this format I found it interesting and a refreshing change from the feel the fear and do it anyway approach taken by uite a few of the books in this genre The chatty informal and humorous style in which it s written makes it an extremely easy and engaging read and I thought that the photos which show venues from a the view of the speaker were a nice touchDefinitely worth a look if public speaking s something ou struggle. In this hilarious and highly practical book author and professional speaker Scott Berkun reveals the techniues behind what great communicators do and shows how anyone can learn to use them well For managers and teachers and anyone else who talks and expects someone to listen Confessions of a Public Speaker provides an insider's perspective on how to effectively present ideas to anyone It's a uniue entertaining and instructional romp through.