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Working with Words: Adding Life to Your Oral Presentations - cover

Working with Words: Adding Life to Your Oral Presentations

Rae A. Stonehouse

Publisher: Live For Excellence Productions

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Summary

Forrest Gump is known for having said Life is like a box of chocolates. It occurred to the author in a dream one night, that life is more like a bowl of strawberries. 
More precisely, public speaking is like a bowl of strawberries.   
A few strawberries, freshly picked off the plant and immediately eaten, can be delicious. 
A bushel basket of them sitting in front of you with the expectation you had to eat them, here and now, wouldn't be. 
But what about a nice strawberry sundae or a good-sized, mouth-watering portion of strawberry shortcake? 
When it comes to public speaking, there are times when fewer words are better. 
There are times we are bombarded with a speaker telling us everything they know about a subject. 
There's too much to absorb… so we tune out. 
Then there is the strawberry shortcake of presentations. 
This is where the speaker whets your appetite, gives you just enough of a serving that you are close to being full and leaves you wanting more. 
Working With Words: Adding Life to Your Oral Presentations provides you with the recipe for using words to help you become a dynamic speaker. 
Veteran Toastmaster of over 26 years, Rae A. Stonehouse provides sage advice and helpful tips to whet your appetite to become a more dynamic speaker and presenter. 
The book explores the following public speaking strategies:The Language of SpeakingImproving Your Descriptive PowersUsing Vocal Variety to Make Your Presentations Come AliveUsing Gestures for a Powerful Speech… and much more! 
Working With Words: Adding Life to Your Oral Presentations is for any speaker or presenter who wants to take their speaking to the next level.

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