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On Oct 19 Peter Georgeson wrote: Fun and informative
An amusing glimpse into the world of professional public speaking. Full Review  >

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On Oct 14 Kathy Brown wrote: No Matter Your Public Speaking Experience, You'll Learn Something Here
I’ve never seen Scott Berkun speak, so I have no idea if he is a good public speaker or not. I can tell you that he has some of the best advice I’ve ever read if you are thinking about (or already do) public speaking. Full Review  >

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On Sep 27 Paras Doshi wrote: Book Review: Confessions of a public speaker
Short version! I like reading good books. This is one of those good books! Why did I choose this book? … Continue reading » Full Review  >

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On Sep 26 Mohamed Sanaulla wrote: Interesting and Hilarious read to get over your public speaking fear
Who among us has never feared speaking in front of a crowd- no matter how large the crowd be? We all have felt the fear, few of us overcome the fear to emerge as great speakers and few of us under Confessions of a public Speaker perform due to the fear and remain as mediocre speakers. Lot of us have attended workshops on public speaking, read numerous books on the same but yet we struggle each time we are asked to speak. Public speaking need not be limited to speaking at a conference to a crowd in hundreds, but it also includes the presentations we give to our team at work, the talks we give in our local user group meets and the teaching activities we undertake. Not only its a mighty task for the speaker, but also a mightier task for the audience listening if the speaker turns out to be a bad speaker. Full Review  >

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On Jan 30 Norman DeValliere wrote: Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott Berkun
Berkun is an author and speaker, rather well known in the tech world for his books like The Myths of Innovation and Making Things Happen. He has collected his research and experience on the painful topic of giving presentations into a very readable manual: Confessions of a Public Speaker. The goal of… Full Review  >

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On Jan 22 Stacy Gahlman-Schroeder wrote: Must Read- Esp for Newbies & Reluctant Public Speakers!
A definite read for any person who does any type of public speaking. Berkun starts the book with a story, and continues to provide personal stories through out the book which makes the book a great, fast read. Berkun also provides personal reflection as to what the audience expects or doesn't expect, and what is remembered and not remembered. Full Review  >

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On Jan 11 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: On Effective Public Speaking
It is one thing to be an expert on a subject and another thing to give an effective talk on the subject. This book is for those who want to improve their presentation skills. There are no short cuts, but there are lots of examples and experiences that one can benefit from. Full Review  >

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