Command the Stage demystifies the behind-the-scenes process successful speakers use before stepping out in front of an audience. This easy-to-read book walks you through speech development all the way to delivery, providing strategies along the way. It’s your practical guide, whether you are delivering a safety briefing, a wedding toast, presenting at a community meeting, or headlining the annual company dinner.
With in-depth guidance, learn how to take your written material and create a visual landscape on the page that is easy to navigate. When used strategically, your notes are an important ally to help you:
•Deal with nerves
•Organize your thoughts
•Learn your material more easily
•Develop your delivery skills
•Identify critical pre-event considerations
•Present with or without notes
•Connect with your audience
You’ll also learn the immense value of incorporating margin notes, why and how to practice, dos and don’ts for effective visual overheads, what to do when “you’re on,” and more! Command the Stage will have you on your way to feeling more organized and comfortable when you face your next audience.