Everyone dreads public speaking. But Phil Collins knows that it doesn't have to be this way. We all tend to worry so much about how we're presenting and not enough about what we're presenting. The secret to memorable, polished speeches is to think more about the material you're presenting. When the content's right, the confidence will follow. In The Art of Speeches and Presentations Phil Collins provides you with a concise set of tools, preparing you for any speaking occasion. Ranging from the ancient history of rhetoric to what makes Barack Obama such a good speaker and packed with practical examples and tips the Art of Speeches and Presentations is set to become the definitive guide to great speeches and presentations.
Introduction: Attention to Detail
Chapter One: Audience
Chapter Two: Expectations
Chapter Three: Topic
Chapter Four: Language
Chapter Five: Individual
Chapter Six: Delivery
Frequently Asked Questions
Glossary - The Main Rhetorical Terms
Philip Collins is the CEO of High Windows, a speechwriting consultancy which works with leading businesses, politicians and NGOs.