- xiii, 364 pages ; 24 cm.
- "Learning made easy"--Cover.Contents: Getting started with public speaking -- Getting your brain in the game -- Overcoming performance anxiety -- Curing common vocal problems -- Conquering impostor syndrome : you are who you think you are -- Crafting a captivating speech -- Using visual aids -- Being funny (or trying to) -- Practicing your speech -- Becoming a vocal athlete -- Prepping your mind for public speaking -- Mastering the ABCs of articulation -- Good vibrations : resonance -- Breath, tone, and pitch -- Getting body language into the act -- Ready, set, go! -- Acing the interview -- Engaging in witty repartee -- If at first you don't succeed -- Ten (or so) tips for stage fright -- Ten ways to improve your delivery -- Ten tips for preparing to speak.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: "Many of you face the idea of speaking in public with stark terror, right? ... This book will help you banish your fears for good. Whether you need to make a business pitch, give a presentation, address a conference, ace a job interview, or offer a rousing wedding toast, you'll discover how to identify and fix the problems that are stealing your confidence. You'll learn to put the right words together and deliver them in a way that makes your listeners pay attention-- and feel glad they did"--