Public Speaking:

Get A's, Not ZZZZZZ's!

 

public speaking coach, Milo Shapiro
public speaking book

With Milo’s book, you CAN master the skill of public speaking! Laugh your way through Milo’s clever, tip-loaded “Top 10 Lists”. Conquer any fears as you excel in this important tool for success.

Milo Shapiro blends core speaking fundamentals, lessons learned from his own years as a professional motivational speaker, and relevant exercises from the world of improvisation to make his speeches, coaching, and books more fun than the norm. With chapters like…

  • Ten Great Ways to Blow It In Your First Ten Seconds
  • Ten Neat Things To Talk About If You WANT To Alienate Your Audience
  • Ten Healing Ways to Deal With The FEAR and Reduce the STRESS
  • Ten Cool Tricks to Ease The Torture of Memorization

…this book is a fun read, but full of valuable ideas for anyone who needs to be in front of groups for speeches, sales, teaching, and more.

Check out the full table of contents.

0 Introduction

0-1/2 The Power of Story

1 Ten Things To Know and Do Before You Even Start To Plan

2 Ten Sensible Things To Do To Be Ready For A Specific Event

3 Ten Things You Can Wear To Distract or Annoy An Audience

4 Ten Things To Do When You First Arrive

5 Ten Helpful Things To Do In The Time Between Your “Arrival Stuff” and Going Onstage

6 Ten Survival Tips Regarding Introductions

7 Ten Considerations About What Your Introduction Should(n’t) Include

8 Ten Great Ways To Blow It In Your First Ten Seconds

9 Ten Bonus Ways To Blow It In Your First Thirty Seconds

10 Ten Neat Things To Talk About If You WANT To Alienate Your Audience

11 Ten More Things You Can Do To Alienate Your Audience

12 Ten Great Ways to Blow It With Visuals

13 Ten Hot Tips for Handouts

14 Ten Sensible Ways to Organize Your Program

15 Ten Smart Ways to Maximize Your PowerPoint Experience

16 Ten Gold Nuggets for Rehearsing

17 Ten Cool Tricks to Ease the Torture of Memorization

18 Ten Insiders Secrets for the Best Use of Your Voice

19 Ten Healing Ways to Deal With The FEAR and Reduce the STRESS

20 Ten Ideas for Dealing With Q&A

21 Ten Crucial Techniques for Pacing Time

22 Ten Superb Reasons To Join Toastmasters or Hire a Speaking Coach

23 Ten Steps to Making the Leap to Getting Speeches

24 Ten Steps to Making the Leap to Getting Paid for Speeches

25 Epilogue (or 10 Final Thoughts on Speaking)

Appendix A: Check list to prepare for speech
Appendix B: Packing check list for all travel
Appendix C: Packing check list for speaking

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