Oral Communication

  • 4 Courses | 1h 24m 35s
  • 8 Books | 15h 32m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 45h 25m 25s
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Effective oral communication is a vital skill for success. Learn how to better communicate your thoughts and ideas to all audiences. Discover why communication between professionals is the foundation of a great business relationship. You'll learn that speaking to others is about much more than just sharing ideas, it is also about connecting with others. Here you'll explore ways to enhance your oral communication skills.

COURSES INCLUDED

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek on Public Speaking From A to D (Analog to Digital)
Public speaking. Two words that can strike fear into the hearts of otherwise confident people. Rest assured, this course has you covered. Join Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, Chief Marketing Officer at Skillsoft, as she outlines the steps in this course you will need to learn and ultimately master the skill of public speaking.
7 videos | 24m available Badge
Writing and Preparing an Effective Speech
Not everybody is a natural public speaker. Public speaking is a skill , one that requires significant planning and preparation. It involves developing written communication skills and learning how to deliver your writing in public. In this course, you'll learn how to write a speech by setting the aim of your speech and considering your audience and theme. You'll also be introduced to best practices for planning and researching a speech. And you'll learn how to check your written speech and ensure the grammar is correct.
7 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge
Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking
Most people find the task of public speaking daunting. But with enough practice and preparation, anyone can be effective at delivering a speech. Being a competent public speaker allows you to showcase your work and deliver an effective presentation. However, you won't convey your message if you fail to engage your audience, handle audience challenges that arise, and tackle your nerves and anxiety. In this course, you'll learn about the basics of good speech delivery and dealing with some of the most common challenges of public speaking, such as handling difficult questions or hecklers in your audience. You'll also find out methods of overcoming public speaking anxiety.
8 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge
Keeping Business Calls Professional
In business, one of the oldest communication tools is still among the most important - the telephone. However, although it so common and widespread, many people lack the verbal communication skills needed to create a positive impression when using the phone. In this course, you'll learn about some basic rules of etiquette that will help improve your phone skills and keep your business calls professional. You'll explore general best practices, and how to make and receive calls professionally. You'll also learn some best practices for using a cell or smart phone, and how to record and leave effective voicemail messages.
7 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

Speak Like a CEO: Secrets for Commanding Attention and Getting Results
Speak Like a CEO will teach you the speaking techniques used by top CEOs and business leaders. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 12m book Authors By Suzanne Bates

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The Fast Track Guide to Speaking in Public
Including 12 of the most dreaded situations you might encounter as a speaker, this practical guide discusses the style and structure of typical speeches including delivering a keynote speech, participating in a panel, conducting a workshop, and more.
book Duration 2h 59m book Authors By Jan Yager

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Painless Presentations: The Proven, Stress-Free Way to Successful Public Speaking
Guiding beginners on their journey into public speaking, this easy-to-understand book gives you no-sweat tips for delivering speeches that win over your audiences every time and teaches you that giving speeches doesn't have to be painful.
book Duration 2h 11m book Authors By Lenny Laskowski

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How to Speak so People Really Listen: The Straight-Talking Guide to Communicating with Influence and Impact
Offering the guidance you need to become a brilliant communicator and wow your audience, this book 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.
book Duration 2h 14m book Authors By Paul McGee

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The Leader's Guide to Speaking With Presence: How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and Authority
A concise tool kit containing more than 100 practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority, this handy guide helps readers achieve the kind of genuine presence that leads to lasting trust and quantifiable influence.
book Duration 40m book Authors By John Baldoni

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From Fear to Success: A Practical Public-speaking Guide
A quick-hit, action-based reference guide with easily digestible chapters, this straightforward resource offers techniques that will teach you to play to your own strengths and enjoy a lifetime of effective communication, strong leadership, and lasting personal relationships.
book Duration 2h 4m book Authors By Thomas B. Dowd III

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Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations
Featuring extensive comments from executives explaining exactly what they want and don't want in a presentation, this unique book offers revelatory insights into the minds of the men and women at the top-information that is crucial to understanding what they're looking for from presenters.
book Duration 2h 45m book Authors By Frederick Gilbert

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SPeak Performance: Using the Power of Metaphors to Communicate Vision, Motivate People, and Lead Your Organization to Success
Metaphors can activate vision and mission statements, enliven goals and objectives, and literally align every aspect of an organization in the direction it needs to go. This book shares the author's proprietary method of developing metaphors for use by any leader of people, whether the manager of a department or the CEO of an entire organization.
book Duration 2h 27m book Authors By Jim Walz
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audiobook Summary

Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less
In Brief, author Joseph McCormack provides an insightful look into the importance of brevity in the workplace. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 9m 19s audiobook Authors By Joseph McCormack

Audiobook Summary

Speak Like a CEO: Secrets for Commanding Attention and Getting Results
Speak Like a CEO will teach you the speaking techniques used by top CEOs and business leaders. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 22m 5s audiobook Authors By Suzanne Bates

Audiobook Summary

The How of Wow! A Guide to Giving a Speech That Will Positively Blow ‘Em Away
The How of Wow! offers a huge variety of tips and techniques to ensure your speech stands out from the crowd and guarantee your message is delivered in a memorable way. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 16m 55s audiobook Authors By Tony Carlson

Audiobook Summary

The Art of Talking to Anyone: Essential People Skills for Success in Any Situation
In The Art of Talking to Anyone, author Rosalie Maggio discusses the steps you can take to become a successful conversationalist at work, at home, and in the community. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 23m 31s audiobook Authors By Rosalie Maggio

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Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
This audio edition investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity-and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.
audiobook Duration 13h 12m audiobook Authors By Sherry Turkle

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Overcoming Fake Talk: How to Hold Real Conversations that Create Respect, Build Relationships, and Get Results
In this audio edition, business communication guru John R. Stoker offers proven advice for turning challenging confrontations into rewarding exchanges that foster collaboration, improve performance, and achieve results.
audiobook Duration 8h 11m 11s audiobook Authors By John R. Stoker

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Mastering the Art of Oral Presentations: Winning Orals, Speeches, and Stand-Up Presentations
This audio edition is your expert guide to delivering memorable and effective speeches and presentations.
audiobook Duration 5h 34m 25s audiobook Authors By Dan Fulop, John Parker Stewart

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Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results
This audio edition presents a framework for knowing what kind of conversations trigger the lower, more primitive brain; and what activates higher-level intelligences such as trust, integrity, empathy, and good judgment.
audiobook Duration 6h 32m 46s audiobook Authors By Judith E. Glaser

Audiobook

NLP: The Essential Handbook for Business: Communication Techniques to Build Relationships, Influence Others, and Achieve Your Goals
This audio edition contains numerous examples and practical exercises that will help you use NLP to improve your career and achieve success at work, whether in the private or public sector, and regardless of your current role.
audiobook Duration 6h 49m 1s audiobook Authors By Jeremy Lazarus

Audiobook

The Art of Talking to Anyone: Essential People Skills for Success in Any Situation
This audio edition provides all the tools you need to speak up with confidence, to charm and persuade, and to talk your way through any situation-successfully.
audiobook Duration 3h 54m 12s audiobook Authors By Rosalie Maggio
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SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

Oral Communication
Effective oral communication is a vital skill for success. Learn how to better communicate your thoughts and ideas to all audiences.
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