How virtually anyone can be an effective public speaker and give powerful presentations? From nationally respected communications guru Dianna Booher here is a complete program for business professionals who want to take their public speaking skills to a bold new level. Writing for sweaty-palmed beginners and seasoned execs alike Booher delivers powerful battle-tested strategies and tips guaranteed to transform even the most fainthearted presenter into a masterful communicator. In addition to a clear systematic presentation of the basics that every public speaker must learn, she offers invaluable guidelines for experienced speakers who'd like to fine-tune their skills as well as guidance on how to seamlessly integrate multimedia into a presentation. In Speak with Confidence! readers will learn how to: Analyze audiences on the fly and adjust speeches accordingly, Develop a high-impact style of delivery, Avoid most speech-planning pitfalls Involve audiences and deflect distractions and Create an executive presence.