Speak Easy : The Essential Guide to Speaking in Public
Surveys show that for many people public speaking is the most frightening experience they will ever face. How do you prepare for a speaking engagement? What do you need to know about your body, your voice, the audience, the technology? Maggie Eyre has had many years' experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she takes the reader through the complete process, from initial concept to final delivery. Included in the book are chapters on body language, voice, health, warming up, managing your audience, fear, media skills, grooming and learning your lines. The text is illustrated with many anecdotes and case studies based on Maggie's own work and experience, with useful tips and summaries. Practical and authoritative, this is the ideal book for anyone facing a business presentation or an after-dinner speech.
Maggie Eyre is a communications consultant specializing in teaching presentation and media skills. Her work has been recognized in Time magazine and in media from the UK to Dubai. She has trained many prominent figures, most notably Helen Clark, Administrator of the UN Development Programme.