You're no idiot, of course. You can hold your own in water cooler conversation, are the life of the party at get-togethers, and have no problem firing a quick comeback at your smart-alecky friends. But when it comes to standing onstage in front of a group of people, you feel like you're the one in your underwear, not the audience. Don't hide behind the lectern just yet. The 'Complete Idiot's Guide to Public Speaking, Second Edition' helps you feel confident and build the skills you need to deliver winning speeches and presentations. In this completely revised and updated Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll find:
-Professional guidance on identifying your audience and adapting to the situation.
-Expert advice on effective wardrobe and body language.
-Useful pointers on how to tell jokes.
-Valuable tips on handling hecklers and negative audiences.
-Cutting edge information on using Powerpoint and other visual aids.