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Steal the show : from speeches to job interviews to deal-closing pitches - how to guarantee a standing ovation for all the performances in your life / by Michael Port

by Port, Michael.
Publisher: Boston, M.A. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015Description: xxviii, 237 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780544555181.Subject(s): Public speaking | Job interviews | Professional developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary
Contents:
THE PERFORMER'S MINDSET: Find your voice -- Play the right role in every situation -- Crush your fears and silence the critics. POWERFUL PERFORMANCE PRINCIPLES: Have a clear objective -- Act "as if..." -- Raise the stakes -- Say "yes, and..." -- Be in the moment -- Choose early and often. A MASTER CLASS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING: How to craft captivating pitches, speeches, and stories -- How to created and tell stories that make 'em laugh or cry -- How to rehearse and stage world-class performances -- How to produce powerful openings, commanding closings, and amazing audience interaction -- How to improvise your way into the hearts and minds of the toughest crowds -- How to get a standing ovation every time - really. THE CHEAT SHEET: The 50 public speaking tips you can't afford to ignore if you want to wow your audience and win praise and plaudits every time.
Summary: Advises there are many moments in our professional lives which require a performance, from job interviews to sales pitches. Offers a practical guide to connect, inspire and engage any audience.
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Book Book Australia
240.63 POR 2015 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
240.63 POR 2015 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
240.63 POR 2015 (Browse shelf) Available
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Link to resource eBook Available as an eBook summary
Book Book New Zealand
240.6 STE (Browse shelf) Issued 06/11/2017

THE PERFORMER'S MINDSET: Find your voice -- Play the right role in every situation -- Crush your fears and silence the critics. POWERFUL PERFORMANCE PRINCIPLES: Have a clear objective -- Act "as if..." -- Raise the stakes -- Say "yes, and..." -- Be in the moment -- Choose early and often. A MASTER CLASS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING: How to craft captivating pitches, speeches, and stories -- How to created and tell stories that make 'em laugh or cry -- How to rehearse and stage world-class performances -- How to produce powerful openings, commanding closings, and amazing audience interaction -- How to improvise your way into the hearts and minds of the toughest crowds -- How to get a standing ovation every time - really. THE CHEAT SHEET: The 50 public speaking tips you can't afford to ignore if you want to wow your audience and win praise and plaudits every time.

Advises there are many moments in our professional lives which require a performance, from job interviews to sales pitches. Offers a practical guide to connect, inspire and engage any audience.

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