The ability to speak with confidence and deliver winning presentations can accelerate your career, earn people's great respect, and enable you to achieve your greatest-even most impossible-seeming goals. But what many people don't realize is that anyone can learn to be a great speaker, just as easily as they can learn to drive a car or ride a bike! As one of the world's premier speakers and personal success experts, Brian Tracy is the ideal instructor. In Speak to Win, Tracy reveals time-tested tricks of the trade that readers can use to present powerfully and speak persuasively, whether in an informal meeting or in front of a large audience. Readers will learn how to: become confident, positive, and relaxed in front of any audience grab people's attention from the start use body language, props, and vocal techniques to keep listeners engaged transition smoothly from one point to the next use humor, stories, quotes, and questions skillfully deal with skepticism when presenting new ideas wrap up strongly and persuasively Brimming with unbeatable strategies for winning people over every time, Tracy lets readers in on his most powerful presentation secrets in this indispensable, life-changing guide.
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16 January 2019
Professional and scholarly
Contents Introduction: Speaking to Win 1 Chapter 1 The Arts of Speaking and Rhetoric 8 Chapter 2 Planning and Preparation Made Simple 18 Chapter 3 Self-Confidence and Mental Mastery: Eliminating the Fear of Public Speaking 41 Chapter 4 Start Strong with Any Audience 55 Chapter 5 Mastering Meetings with Small Groups 70 Chapter 6 Mastering Small-Group Presentations and Negotiations 81 Chapter 7 Platform Mastery: Impressing Large Audiences 96 Chapter 8 Vocal Mastery: Powerful Voice Techniques 118 Chapter 9 Tricks of the Trade: Techniques of Master Speakers 131 Chapter 10 Controlling Your Space 144 Chapter 11 End with a Bang: Leave Them Breathless! 164 Chapter 12 Making Persuasive Sales Presentations 173 Index 195 About the Author 201
Brian Tracy (Solana Beach, CA) is one of the world's most successful speakers and consultants on personal and professional development, addressing more than 250,000 people a year. He is the author of many books, including The Power of Charm (978-0-8144-7357-3); Focal Point (978-0-8144-7278-1); Create Your Own Future; Eat That Frog!; and Goals.
Reviews for Speak to Win: How to Present with Power in Any Situation
. ..a great, quick-read, self-help book aimed at anyone who wants to become better at speaking...well worth your time. -- IEEE Electrical Insulation magazine