Impromptu : leading in the moment / by Judith Humphrey
By: Humphrey, Judith.Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2018Description: 186 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781119286752.Subject(s): Leadership | Communication of information | Public speaking | PresentationsOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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THE NEW WORLD OF IMPROMPTU: The rise of impromptu speaking -- Power of spontaneity. THE IMPROMPTU MIND‐SET: Be intent on leading -- Be a listener -- Be authentic -- Be focused -- Be respectful. THE LEADER'S SCRIPT: Lay the groundwork -- Read your audience -- The scripting template -- Commit to a message -- Make a compelling case -- Beginnings and endings. IMPROMPTU SCRIPTS FOR EVERY OCCASION: Meetings -- Job interviews, networking, and elevator conversations -- "Just the big picture" -- Toasts and tributes -- The impromptu speech -- Q&A.THE IMPROMPTU STAGE: 20 rehearse your remarks -- Choose your words -- Use improv techniques -- Find your voice -- Master body language.
Reveals how leaders can think on their feet and respond well to every situation. Describes how to inspire and influence, read an audience and rise to any occasion. Offers improvising techniques to deliver a message with clarity, confidence and conviction.