Create and Deliver Top-Notch Presentations with Help from Patrick O’Mara’s New Book “Developing the Talented Public Speaker in You”

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A witty, engaging, and easy-to-follow guide to help anyone, from the novice to the experienced speaker, learn to apply the talents they already possess to speaking strategies and techniques to successfully create and deliver top-notch presentations

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In this entertaining and informative instruction [guide to improving public speaking skills, Patrick O’Mara takes a unique approach by using the talents a person already has and teaches them to apply those talents to strategies and techniques that will help them deliver better presentations than ever. Patrick O’Mara has helped thousands of corporate employees and college students alike in his public speaking development courses learn to deliver presentations that have audiences raving. And now those principles have been captured in his new book, Developing the Talented Public Speaker in You, this will vastly improve the way one delivers speeches to be an effective, if not excellent, communicator!

There are ten elements to public speaking that drive the success of virtually every presentation. Patrick breaks down each of these elements into proven instructional techniques that will help reader’s Present like a Pro!

Learn the four questions that help speakers quickly determine what content an audience wants to hear, discover fourteen ways to manage anxiety, uncover the secret to holding an audience’s attention without being an entertainer, become skilled at using professional question handling techniques, and more.

Having a clear and easy-to-follow resource is a great way to work through those uncomfortable projects that come up from time to time, like delivering a speech. Everyone has the ability to thrive as a public speaker, and future speaking success awaits within Developing the Talented Public Speaker in You.

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About the Author
Patrick O’Mara earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, where he also won the “Orator Award” as a member of the collegiate speech team. His passion for delivering presentations carried him into his first public speaking job as a Corporate Trainer at State Farm Insurance. Patrick also served as an Adjunct Speech Instructor at Virginia College, and now teaches public speaking to Construction Management graduate students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition to his work with colleges and universities, he served as a contract speaker for Monster and currently delivers Public Speaking Workshops to a variety of employee and leadership development groups at Southern Company. Patrick lives in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife and two daughters.    

Developing the Talented Public Speaker in You * by Patrick O'Mara
The Top 10 Ways to Present like a Pro!
Publication Date: March 6, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 124 pages; 978-1-4836-1270-6
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 124 pages; 978-1-4836-1271-3
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