The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History
Being a great public speaker can put you on the pathway to success, whether you’re looking to teach, inform, persuade, or defend an idea. Yet many of us live in fear of public speaking. We experience stage fright or believe that speeches are best left to those with more intuitive talent. But nothing could be [...]
The Modern Scholar: Purpose and Persuasion The Power of Rhetoric in American Political History
In this series of lectures, Professor Ken Masugi of Johns Hopkins University examines the importance of rhetoric in American politics. Political speeches have, since the nation’s inception, defined and shaped American politics. Professor Masugi demonstrates how the greatest American political speeches take their bearings from the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers. As the [...]
Little Green Book of Getting Your Way: How to Speak, Write, Present, Persuade, Influence, and Sell Your Point of View to Others
Jeffrey Gitomer’s The Little Green Book of Getting Your Way digs deep into the 9.5 elements that make persuasion, and getting your way, happen. By breaking down the elements, the listener will begin to understand, take action, become proficient, and then master the ability to persuade. Because persuasion occurs in so many different areas of [...]
Increasing Your Presentation Power, Volume 2
Increase YOUR presentation power by learning how to deliver a dynamic speech, while reading your audience and knowing their individual needs. Throughout this in-depth, volume 2 series, Les will pull from his speaker “bag-o-tricks” to help you learn how to really touch your audience, driving that message home!
Increasing Your Presentation Power, Volume 1
Speaking is only part of what makes Les Brown the man you should use to “model” your way to the top. Les Brown’s proven step-by-step system shows you how to let your inner confidence guide your every word and motion… transforming you into a polished and effective speaker! You’ll be as certain as you are [...]
The Secrets of Power Persuasion: Master the Power of Getting People to See Things Your Way and to Do What You Want!
Master the power of getting people to see things your way and to do what you want! The ability to persuade is priceless! Do you know someone who has an amazing ability to persuade people? That person might be a co-worker who always gets exactly what he or she wants from the company president. Or [...]
The Art of Storytelling: Become a Memorable Speaker
Learn the #1 secret of the top professional speakers in the world: how to craft and deliver a riveting story. Exceptional storytelling skills have been proven to build career success. Whether you are at a cocktail party, in the corporate boardroom, or in a routine meeting, your ability to craft interesting stories will have a [...]
The Art of Mingling: Fun and Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room
Fully revised and updated – with Jeanne Martinet’s trademark wit and practicality, The Art of Mingling hands you the keys to feeling at ease in any social situation. Does the idea of going to a large party make your mouth go dry? Are you more comfortable on Facebook than face to face? You’re not alone: [...]
Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History’s Greatest Speakers
Ever wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation, like Winston Churchill in his most memorable speeches? Or want to command attention by looming larger than life before your audience, much like Abraham Lincoln when, standing erect and wearing a top hat, he towered over seven feet? Now, you can [...]
7 Steps to Fearless Speaking
In 7 Steps to Fearless Speaking, communications consultant Lilyan Wilder will teach you how to cope with the panic, avoidance, and trauma of speaking as you give the gift of your convictions and experience your voice for the first time.
The Charisma Myth
For the first time, science and technology have taken charisma apart, figured it out and turned it into an applied science: in controlled laboratory experiments, researchers could raise or lower people’s level of charisma as if they were turning a dial. What you’ll find here is practical magic: unique knowledge, drawn from a variety of [...]