The Truth About Confident Presenting
- The truth about preparing quickly, efficiently, and well
- The truth about managing anxiety and handling hostile audiences
- The truth about nonverbal signals, PowerPoint, microphones, and more
“O'Rourke goes beyond the typical list of speaking tips and packs a lot of wisdom into his 51 truths. He explains the critical link between the content of a speech and its ultimate effectiveness, illuminating the powerful connection between preparation and performance. Speakers who follow his winning formula are sure to find a grateful audience.”
"From strategy to tactics, the 51 common-sense ‘truths’ in this book are useful, practical and easy to adapt. Even reading just a few chapters will help to make you a better speaker. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to the executive speakers I work with."
"Whether you are speaking to a large audience, your boss, your employees or your kids, you will feel more confident and prepared, and be far more effective, after reading this book. Dr. O’Rourke provides simple, doable tips that really make a difference. From caring to preparing, you’ll learn what it takes to engage your audience and make your message count!"
"The Truth About Confident Presenting is an excellent, practical guide for anyone who aspires to deliver effective and engaging presentations. It is a valuable resource for the novice as well as veteran speakers."
"Years of successful presentation experience condensed into an easily digestible but invaluable checklist for anyone wishing to channel natural anxiety over public speaking into improving their presentation skills. Filled with real world examples and anecdotes . . . O’Rourke focuses on the essentials of great presenting."