Speak to Win: How to Present with Power in Any Situation

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AMACOM, Jan 16, 2008 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
The ability to speak with confidence and deliver winning presentations can accelerate your career, earn people's great respect, and enable you to achieve your greatest-even most impossible-seeming goals. But what many people don't realize is that anyone can learn to be a great speaker, just as easily as they can learn to drive a car or ride a bike! As one of the world's premier speakers and personal success experts, Brian Tracy is the ideal instructor. In Speak to Win, Tracy reveals time-tested tricks of the trade that readers can use to present powerfully and speak persuasively, whether in an informal meeting or in front of a large audience. Readers will learn how to: * become confident, positive, and relaxed in front of any audience * grab people's attention from the start * use body language, props, and vocal techniques to keep listeners engaged * transition smoothly from one point to the next * use humor, stories, quotes, and questions skillfully * deal with skepticism when presenting new ideas * wrap up strongly and persuasively Brimming with unbeatable strategies for winning people over every time, Tracy lets readers in on his most powerful presentation secrets in this indispensable, life-changing guide.
 

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Contents

DISCOVERING THE MAGIC OF YOUR MIND
3
MIND CONSCIOUSNESS HOW TO EXTEND YOUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE
13
ADAPTING YOUR MIND TO FIT THE TIMES
31
CREATIVITY A LEARNABLE SKILL
65
INFORMATIVE YOU CAN OWN
85
HOW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS LIKE AN EXPERT
113
MAKING AN ASSET OF YOUR EMOTIONS
145
THE INDEPENDENT MIND RECAST
165
ARE THERE LIMITS TO WHAT YOUR MIND CAN ACHIEVE?
183
BECOMING A MIND MAGICIAN
197
GROWING MINDS PUTTING MIND MAGIC TO WORK FOR THE FUTURE
223
TEACHING MIND MAGIC IN SCHOOL
245
RECOMMENDED READING
269
REFERENCES
273
INDEX
275
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BRIAN TRACY is the Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. One of the top business speakers and authorities in the world today, he has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the United States and more than 60 countries worldwide. He has written 55 books and produced more than 500 audio and video learning programs on management, motivation, and personal success.

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