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How does the thought of standing in front of a large - or maybe small - group of people make you feel?

Standing before them, preparing to give your speech, knowing that all eyes are on you, watching your every move?

Are you nervous, or are you perhaps anxious - feeling like you can’t breathe?

For a lot of people, public speaking is not something that comes naturally, and difficulty in breathing during a speech is just one of the many factors that they need to contend with. 

Shortness of breath or feeling like you do not have enough power behind your voice to project or create enough of an impact does not come down to just nerves alone. Of course, if you are nervous, it is going to make it harder to concentrate on your breathing - but even if you are not someone who’s prone to stage fight, you could still struggle with the power of projection. Speakers need to be loud and clear enough that the audience in the back of the room can hear them as if they were standing close by.

So, you want to be a great public speaker? I'm sure people will have told you that great speakers are born, not made, and it is difficult not to believe that it's true. When you watch the best speakers they look comfortable, confident, and natural in front of an audience, on the other hand, you don't feel confident on stage at all! You usually feel so nervous that you're drenched in sweat just at the thought of your next presentation.

Public speaking is about more than just the words you say and the way that you are saying them. Giving a speech is an opportunity to build, foster, strengthen, and even explore new relationships that may lead to even greater opportunities. Public speaking only seems terrifying because we feel like we’re going through it alone - but you are not alone. Your audience is there with you, and when you can connect with them, it creates a sense of belonging. Instead of thinking about it as having to present to a room full of strangers, talk to your audience as though you were talking to a friend. 

Another rule to improving and mastering your public speaking abilities once and for all is to let go of the past. Think of this stage as your rebirth. You’re about to become a whole new person, wiser, more emotionally intelligent, and someone who’s going to eventually develop the confidence you need to stand in front of a crowd when you must. Let go of the past experiences you have had with public speaking, especially if they have been unpleasant. Like a snake, you are going to have to shed your old skin, leaving your past behind and embracing this new version of yourself. Leave your old worries at the door and move forward with everything you have learned today to become a better public speaker tomorrow. 

This book gives a comprehensive guide on the following:

  • Gaining Confidence
  • Prepping Your Mind, Body, Soul, and Voice
  • The Importance of Good Communication
  • The Body - Standing and Gestures
  • Getting Over the Stage Fright Hump
  • 10 Simple Methods to Public Speaking Mastery
  • Creating a Positive Perception
  • The Most Common Communication Obstacles
  • How to Have Unique and Memorable Conversations
  • Looking The Part
  • Empathy- Discuss How Empathy Helps With Improving Social Skills
  • The Art of Persuasion

Are you ready to start the walk? Then, go ahead and press the buy button and enjoy the ride!

©2021 Mark Kevin Hill (P)2021 Mark Kevin Hill

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Good material

A good presentation that guides the reader through a series of straightforward stages. Important sections on listening, asking questions, and small conversation are included. This is an excellent resource. I appreciated how engrossed I was while reading this book. I learned a lot and will surely implement what I've learned in the real world. Keep up the excellent job. This is the book for you if you want to know the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to body language. This is a fantastic book for studying body language.





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  • 10-05-21

Great for new public speakers

This would be a great book for someone who is just getting into public speaking. I have been doing tours and public speaking for a couple years and it talks about things that I already know like appearance and posture and practicing your speeches. So for me there only was a couple things I could use that I didn't know. But the detail in this book is great for a beginner. I've never really had issues with public speaking but the book made me curious so I read it. There are some great tips in there and the writing flows well enough to keep me engaged. I found the information and tips provided informative and now I have less fear of public speaking.

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  • 10-04-21

This audible provides a great way of instruction

Public speaking for me has always been a seemingly insurmountable mountain but I have grown and learned to press through everything that opposes me doing it, and just do it anyway. This book highlights a lot of strategies in overcoming hindrances and learning how to...as the author says...do it afraid. The author is very transparent with his own experiences, which I can appreciate and I found this book very relevant.

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  • 10-02-21

A perfect book about these topics

Building your public speaking career takes time and effort. This book is honest about that. No promises of quick tricks and schemes. There is no magical way through it. Building your skills in public speaking really must start from a strong foundation of knowledge, supported by real experience and discoveries you have to see on your own to fully understand. This audiobook is a great guide to embarking in in-depth learning from the most basic and fundamental concepts to integrating fully into a real usable skill in today’s world.

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  • 10-02-21

Good companion on a weekend

I digested this book over a weekend. It’s a good and enriching listen. For those who are serious about learning the tricks and techniques of powerful speeches and converting presentations/proposals, I can recommend this book. You’ll be ready for your speaking engagement in no time. Keeping this handy to refresh my mind with really motivating thoughts before I take on the stage.