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A Novice’s Guide to Speaking in Public: 10 Steps to Help You Succeed in Your Next Presentation... Without Years of Training! by Michael Faulkner

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Index

A

accessories, dress, 12

advanced notice, for toasts, 29-31

alliteration, 78

amygdala, 7

amygdala-driven instincts, 6

analogy, 81-82

anaphora, 77-78

anxiety, 41

performance anxiety, 37-38

state anxiety, 36

symptoms of, 41-42

trait anxiety, 36

applause, waiting for applause to finish, 118

attire

dress, 12

men, ties, 11

shoes, 11

women, 12

audience involvement, 23-24

audiences

conversing with, 69-70

as home field advantage, 45-46

meeting, 142-143

preparing for speeches, 68-69

thanking, 141-143

audio visual aids, 97

avoidance behavior, 39

B

background colors, 94-95

“be simple” model, 27-28

biographical information, 46

Blaine, Rick, 77

body language, 5-6, 99, 119-120

facial expressions, 6

toasts, 30-31

body of speech, 125

breathing, 133

stage ...

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