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Seventy-four percent of Americans suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. In fact, even top professional speakers and accomplished actors experience butterflies before presenting. They never eliminate the butterflies; they just teach them how to fly in formation. How? Michael Gelb’s techniques will help you clarify and shape your message so that your audience - no matter how big or small, in person or virtual - will care about it. Once the message is clear, he teaches you how to convey it in memorable, creative, and effective ways. Gelb shows that public speaking is a skill anyone can learn and enjoy. Mastering the Art of Public Speaking will guide you to rediscover your natural gift for communication while strengthening confidence and presence. 

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©2020 Michael J. Gelb. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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“In his classic work How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Michael Gelb shows how everyone, at every level, can learn to think like a creative genius. Now he offers an innovative, exciting, and original approach to organizing, expressing, and sharing ideas. Whatever your title or position, the ability to engage, energize, and inspire others will be a critical element in your career success. More than just a brilliant guide to giving great presentations, Mastering the Art of Public Speaking will help you discover your authentic voice so you can expand your influence and evolve as a person and a leader.” (Keith Ferrazzi, best-selling author of Never Eat Alone and Leading Without Authority)

“This book will help you become a powerful advocate for your ideas and ideals, both personally and professionally. The ability to express yourself effectively, to one or one thousand, is a critical key to success in sales, leadership, and life. If that thought scares you, then this book is the perfect how-to guide to transform your fears into confidence. Mastering the Art of Public Speaking is a must-read for anyone looking to invest in themselves while becoming more persuasive, influential, and inspiring.” (Tiffani Bova, Global Growth Evangelist, Salesforce, and best-selling author of Growth IQ

“To master the fine art of public speaking is to master the fine arts of moneymaking, personal growth and development, joy and happiness, and lifelong learning. It’s true! I have spoken to over seven million people in audiences in eighty countries. My brilliant friend Michael J. Gelb has compressed the wisdom of our profession into a book that will help you get wherever you want to go, faster, easier, and smarter. Apply the insights in this magnificent book to make your life a masterpiece!” (Mark Victor Hansen, internationally best-selling nonfiction author and cocreator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series) 

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  • 30-03-21

Great book!

Read this if you want to master the art of public speaking. Michael is a true master, and anyone serious about leveraging their career and or message through speaking, look no further.