Table of Contents

Public Speaking Super Hero“Sometimes, I think, you can have the knack [for public speaking] but not see it in yourself.”
– Carma Spence
   from Public Speaking Super Powers


An official table of contents is not available because the book is still being written. However, here is my current working outline for the book. I’ll keep it updated as things progress.

The Birth of a Hero:
Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want To Be with Your Public Speaking Skills

Superman or Batman?
Is Public Speaking a Learned Skill or Something You Are Born Being Able To Do?

Unleashing Your Inner Super Powers:
Public Speaking Skills that come from Within

  • The Power of Passion
  • The Power of Authenticity
  • The Power to Read A Room
  • The Power of Silence
  • The Power of Respecting an Audience
  • The Power of Eye Contact
  • The Power of Confidence

The Public Speaking Superhero’s Utility Belt:
Tools of the Trade and How to Master Them

  • The Power of Visual Aids
  • The Power of Handouts
  • The Power of References and Resources
  • The Power of Organization
  • The Power of Vocal Variety
  • The Power of Humor
  • The Power of Gestures
  • The Power of Story Telling

Appendices

  • Featured Speaker Directory
  • Resource Directory
  • Finding your topic
  • The Business of Speaking
  • Marketing Yourself as a Speaker

“If you can, in your mind, be the hero you want to be, be the expert, the wonderful speaker that you want to be, you are more likely to be that for the audience, because you’re evoking what you believe are those excellent skills.”
– Carma Spence
   from Public Speaking Super Powers