Strictly Speaking
By Buckley, Reid
Tricks of the speaker's trade from a master of the art Everyone wants to command attention and respect whenever it's necessary to speak in public. If the thought of addressing an audience gives you a dry mouth and shaky knees, help is here! Strictly Speaking can turn even the most tongue-tied person into a persuasive, charismatic speaker. It's packed with the exclusive, powerful techniques of Reid Buckley, America's most dynamic speaking coach, who's trained celebrities, top executives, and leading government figures. Brimming with humorous anecdotes and Reid Buckley's well-known eloquence and wit, this indispensable handbook goes directly to the core of what every good speaker needs to know. YouÆll quickly learn how to organize your thoughts....master the mechanics of voice, expression and delivery...and compose a lucid, compelling talk in decent English.


DOI: 10.1036/0071346104

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Author Biography

Reid Buckley has been a champion public speaker since his debating days at Yale University, where he starred on a team that scored national and international wins. During the turbulent 1960s and 1970s, he toured the United States, debating with liberal columnist Max Lerner in clashes frequently compared to the Lincoln-Douglas debates. He is the founder and head of The Buckley School of Public Speaking, which has graduated many leading figures in business and government. He is also author of Speaking in Public: Buckley's Techniques for Winning Arguments and Getting Your Point Across and Sex, Power, and Pericles: Principles of Advanced Public Speaking.


Strictly Speaking
Author(s): Buckley, Reid
ISBN: 0071346104
DOI: 10.1036/0071346104

Format: hardcover, 336 pages.
Pub date: 30 May 1999
Copyright: 1999
$18.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill

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