This Book is Like Having a Speaker Coach at Your Side
Whether you’re building a business, crafting a career, or promoting your passion, you’re the best person to speak about it!
Many of my public speaking clients believe that they should sound like someone else. But think about this:
When it comes to your business, career, or passion, you are the expert.
You have the experience, passion, and dedication to express what matters most to you.
Now you just need to learn how!
Speak Like Yourself… No, Really! Will Show You How to Succeed at Public Speaking
This fun, fast-paced workbook takes you step-by-step through the public speaking process — from first thought to final bow.
It features the insights and approach that I’ve shared with hundreds of individual public speaking clients, in a delightful and easy-to-use format.
You’ll learn how to:
- Prepare a speech
- Connect with your audience
- Convey the best of who you are, and
- Successfully handle every communications challenge: pitches, off-the-cuff remarks, Q&A, and more.
Who Can Benefit from Speak Like Yourself… No, Really!?
Anyone can learn from this book!
- If you’re new to public speaking (or want to be), you’ll find a road map for success.
- If you’re already an experienced speaker, you’ll move to a whole new level.
Novice or expert, Speak Like Yourself…No, Really! will transform the way you communicate.
What Else Is In Speak Like Yourself… No, Really!?
Introduction: Don’t Jump!
Chapter 1: To Be or Not To Be…Me!
Chapter 2: “Doomed to Fail” vs. “Speak Like Yourself”
Chapter 3: Understanding Your Audience
Chapter 4: Your Key Message, a/k/a The Big Key
Chapter 5: Turn Your Key Message Into an Instant Speech
Chapter 6: Grow Your Instant Speech into a Full-Length Presentation
Chapter 7: Don’t Be Afraid of PowerPoint
Chapter 8: Practice Makes Perfect… But Only If You Practice Right
Chapter 9: What to Practice When You’re Not Practicing a Speech
Chapter 10: Connect with Your Audience and Present with Pride
Chapter 11: Public Speaking Panic
Chapter 12: You Can Speak Like Your Yourself—and Succeed
Appendix A: Instant Speech Worksheet
Appendix B: The Resources I Use Most
Appendix C: Reliables, Helpers, Improvers, and Experiencers: Discover Your Public Speaking Personality
Ready to SPEAK LIKE YOURSELF… No, Really!?
And if you’d like to book a Speaker Coaching Session, contact me and we’ll set up a time to talk.