Table of contents for Public speaking for dummies / by Malcolm Kushner ; foreword by Norman R. Augustine.

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PART I: A Crash Course in Influencing People.
Chapter 1: How to Speak Persuasively.
Chapter 2: Speaking with Credibility.
Chapter 3: Increasing the Influence of Your Speech (Without Thugs or Drugs).
PART II: Preparing Your Presentation.
Chapter 4: Getting Started: On Your Mark, Get Set, Now What?
Chapter 5: Research Tips and Tricks.
Chapter 6: A Web of Resources.
Chapter 7: Relating to Your Audience (Without a Paternity Test).
Chapter 8: Organizing Your Speech.
Chapter 9: Material: Building the Body of Your Speech.
Chapter 10: Introductions: Getting Off on the Right Foot.
Chapter 11: All's Well That Ends Well: Conclusions and Transitions.
Chapter 12: Style: Getting the Words Right.
Chapter 13: Visual Aids: The Eye Contact That Really Counts.
Chapter 14: Practice Makes Perfect.
PART III: Delivering Your Presentation.
Chapter 15: Getting the Room Right.
Chapter 16: Communicating with Confidence: How to Scare Away Stage Fright.
Chapter 17: How to Stand Up and Stand Out.
Chapter 18: How to Handle the Audience (Without Leaving Fingerprints).
Chapter 19: You Want to Know What? How to Handle Questions.
Chapter 20: Panels and Other Special Situations.
PART IV: Scoring Points with Humor.
Chapter 21: Making Your Point with Humor.
Chapter 22: Simple Types of Humor That Anyone Can Use.
Chapter 23: Building Yourself Up by Putting Yourself Down.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: The Ten Biggest Mistakes Speakers Make.
Chapter 25: Ten Great Stories, Ideas, and Concepts to Use in Any Presentation.
Chapter 26: Ten Special Occasion Speeches.
Chapter 27: Ten Easy Ways to Get Speaking Opportunities.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Public speaking, Oral communication