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Whether you want to improve your performance in sales, leadership, interpersonal skills, communications, presentations or customer service, you'll find a resource here that perfectly work for you. You'll have a skill that will help power your performance and your career to the next level – an experience that has already helped million people become major successes in all walks of life.
This book is an introduction to public speaking by the master of the art, Dale Carnegie. It contains a wealth of information on the voice, delivery, distinctness and much more. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for everyone. If you need to do any type of public speaking, networking and small talk, pick up this book right away and start skimming.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dale Carnegie (1888–1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
He was born in an impoverished family in Maryville, Missouri. Carnegie harboured a strong love and passion for public speaking from a very early age and was very proactive in debate in high school. He went to the Warrensburg State Teachers College and later onwards became a salesman for Armour and Company in Nebraska. He also moved to New York in the pursuit of a career in acting and gave classes in public speaking at the Young Men’s Christian Association.
During the early 1930's, he was renowned and very famous for his books and a radio program. When 'How to Win Friends and Influence People' was published in 1930, it became an instant success and subsequently became one of the biggest bestsellers of all time. It sold more than 10 million copies in many different languages. He also began work as a newspaper columnist and formed the Dave Carnegie Institute for Effective Speaking and Human Relations, with several branches globally.
Carnegie loved teaching others to climb the pillars of success. His valuable and tested advice was used in many domains and has been the inspiration of many famous people’s success. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people's behavior by changing one's reaction to them. The most famous and cited maxims in the book are "Believe that you will succeed, and you will", and "Learn to love, respect and enjoy other people."
The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie, ebook, 9788180320422
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A pioneer in the field of self-help, Dale Carnegie distilled his experiences as a salesman and lecturer in his first guide to successful speech-making, The Art of Public Speaking. This predecessor to his bestseller, How to Win Friends and Influence People, was co-written with J. B. Esenwein. Its direct, practical advice for emphasizing ideas for easy comprehension and high impact ranges from finding an appropriate rhythm to conquering stage fright.
Avoiding the use of tricks and shortcuts, the authors suggest methods for developing one's thoughts in order to form an original, authentic manner of speaking. They advise speakers to practice their presentation skills, offering useful tips for speech-making in both personal and professional situations. First published in 1915, this classic continues to encourage people from all walks of life to overcome their self-consciousness and increase their effectiveness and comfort as public speakers.
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- ASIN : B01K8NYU4A
- Publisher : GENERAL PRESS; 1st edition (11 April 2018)
- Language : English
- File size : 1581 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 532 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 352,927 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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The reason I gave it a four star is because there are too many chapters, which made it hard for me to get the bigger picture. Maybe if they can group the chapters into parts, that will be a very complete and enjoyable book.