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The Ultimate Public Speaking Survival Guide by Ramakrishna Reddy is a well-documented handbook on every aspect of public speaking. If you have always wanted to master the art of audience engagement and keep them attentive throughout your entire speech, then this detailed book is for you. You will be guided through how to make a killer opening statement and deliver an unforgettable speech, wherever the venue and whatever the size of the audience. There are chapters covering everything you will need to know from how to build rapport using engaging stories and appropriate body language to how you can conduct an effective question and answer session with your audience and end your speech with an unforgettable killer closing statement.
The Ultimate Public Speaking Survival Guide by Ramakrishna Reddy is a thoroughly well researched and in-depth book on the art of public speaking. You will learn the techniques the professionals use to hook your audience’s attention from the moment you walk onto the stage. How you can begin your speech with a bang that captivates their attention, but then how to keep that interest consistent until your killer closing sentence. I found the section on creating and captivating your listeners particularly useful as this can be tweaked for any social occasion. There are sections showing you techniques to overcome fear and nerves, which would be invaluable to a person uncomfortable with social gatherings of any kind. This guide is the most comprehensive I have read on this subject and the only one you will ever need. Highly recommended.