How to Speak so People Really Listen: The Straight-Talking Guide to Communicating with Influence and Impact

  • 2h 14m
  • Paul McGee
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2017

We Can All Talk. The Challenge?

Getting People To Listen.

Every day, we're faced with situations where we have to speak to persuade others. You might be an expert on your topic, but do you struggle to get your audience engaged and inspired by what you're saying?

Stand Up and Be Heard.

Inside, communication coach and international speaker Paul McGee helps you avoid the most common mistakes people make when persuading others and shows you how to communicate in a way that truly gets your voice heard. How to Speak So People Really Listen shows you how to:

  • Deal with nerves and present like a pro
  • Understand what your body language says about you
  • Speak with clarity for ultimate impact
  • Get your audience to sit up and shut up when you stand up to speak

You don't need a megaphone to be heard. Get the guidance you need to become a brilliant communicator and wow your audience!

In this Book

  • Foreword by Andy Bounds, Communication Expert
  • Introduction—Why This Stuff Really Matters
  • A Failure to Make Your Message Sticky or Memorable
  • Drowning People in Detail
  • A Failure to Consider or Understand Your Audience's Needs
  • Focusing on Features Rather than Selling Benefits
  • Winging it
  • Showing Slides That Suck… the Life Out of Your Audience
  • Taking People on a Pointless Ramble
  • Get Real
  • Get Your Attitude into Gear
  • Start at the End
  • Sort Out Your Skeletons
  • Grab 'em by the Eyeballs
  • Become an Artist
  • Learn Lessons from JC, Jo, and the Greek Guy
  • Shine at Question Time
  • Is it Possible to Get Rid of My Nerves before Presenting?
  • Is it Ever Appropriate to Use Humour in My Presentation?
  • How Important is Body Language When Communicating with others?
  • So What's Next for You?
  • So What Did You Think?
  • Want Paul to Speak for Your Organization?


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