G. Michael Campbell notes a shocking statistic in the opening pages of his book: Americans fear public speaking more than death. One reason that so many professionals dread making presentations is that they have not been trained in the basics. The best public speakers use techniques that can be taught and learned, and Campbell presents many of the most important of these methods here. getAbstract strongly recommends this book to any novice public speakers, as well as to presentation veterans who are sure to pick up a new trick or two.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to plan for and prepare to make a public presentation;
- Tips to use in writing your presentation to improve its effectiveness, and
- Delivery techniques that will make you a better public speaker.
About the Author
G. Michael Campbell is a managing director with Holland & Davis and a nationally recognized expert on performance consulting and shared services. He has been a featured speaker at numerous national conferences and has published several articles in a variety of national and international publications.