Speaking in Public Effectively
This is a book for anyone who has to speak in public, whether it is epilogues, meetings, presentations to committees or preaching. Richard Bewes carefully divides up the subject into easily digestible sections in a way that is memorable, and...
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This is a book for anyone who has to speak in public, whether it is epilogues, meetings, presentations to committees or preaching. Richard Bewes carefully divides up the subject into easily digestible sections in a way that is memorable, and sprinkles anecdotes about his own experiences to illustrate many points.
If speaking in public is normally something that concerns you, or fills you with fear, then this book will leave a warm rosy glow on your cheeks and the irresistible urge to try some of the ideas out as soon as you can.
'We were nearly there when some figures blocked our way. I went cold all over. This was no chance encounter. They had planned this and waited for us. This was it.''Move out of the way Blackie' the skinhead said. 'We got business with your friend.' Star Smith has enough problems in life trying to keep her wacky family a secret. Then a black girl arrives on the scene.... With the racist attitudes of kids in her area Star knows that if she befriends Ebony she could lose more than her reputation.
Surveys show that of all our fears (including death, disease and loneliness) public speaking ranks number one. If standing in front of a room full of people, intent on every word you say, strikes fear into the core of your being then THIS is the book for you. Distilled from his lifetime of experience, Richard Bewes, an international conference speaker, offers practical advice that will make public speaking something to enjoy rather than endure. Those who have to teach at Sunday school, speak in a business meeting, motivate the company at a conference, present a project at school, run a youth club or preach from a pulpit will find this book a vital tool. Book jacket.
Richard Bewes is a popular conference speak and media broadcaster. He was the Rector of All Souls Church in London for many years. He has written several books.