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Are you afraid of public speaking? Millions of people share this phobia, but there’s help. Noted professional public speaker and coach Michael J. Gelb offers eight transformational “secrets” that will fuel your comfort and success as a public speaker. To start, he helps you develop the “clarity and presence” he identifies as essential requirements for all quality presentations. He also illustrates his eight public-speaking lessons with engaging and enlightening stories from his experience of presenting to large and small audiences, so you can share his perceptions from the podium until you're ready to stand there yourself.

About the Author

Michael J. Gelb served as an executive leadership and presentation coach for major international corporations. He teaches at the Gabelli School of Business in New York City and at the London Business School.

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