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Speak like Churchill, stand like Lincoln: 21 powerful secrets of history's greatest speakers
(eAudiobook)

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[United States] : Tantor Audio, 2011.
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eAudiobook
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
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Ever wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation, like Winston Churchill in his most memorable speeches? Or want to command attention by looming larger than life before your audience, much like Abraham Lincoln when, standing erect and wearing a top hat, he towered over seven feet? Now, you can master presentation skills, wow your audience, and shoot up the corporate ladder by unlocking the secrets of history's greatest speakers.Author, historian, and world-renowned speaker James C. Humes-who wrote speeches for five American presidents-shows you how great leaders through the ages used simple yet incredibly effective tricks to speak, persuade, and win throngs of fans and followers. In this book, you'll discover how Napoleon Bonaparte mastered the use of the pregnant pause to grab attention, how Lady Margaret Thatcher punctuated her most serious speeches with the use of subtle props, how Ronald Reagan could win even the most hostile crowd with carefully timed wit, and much, much more.Whether you're addressing a small nation or a large staff meeting, you'll want to master the tips and tricks in Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln.
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9781452623702 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1452623708 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)

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Read by Norman Dietz.
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Ever wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation, like Winston Churchill in his most memorable speeches? Or want to command attention by looming larger than life before your audience, much like Abraham Lincoln when, standing erect and wearing a top hat, he towered over seven feet? Now, you can master presentation skills, wow your audience, and shoot up the corporate ladder by unlocking the secrets of history's greatest speakers.Author, historian, and world-renowned speaker James C. Humes-who wrote speeches for five American presidents-shows you how great leaders through the ages used simple yet incredibly effective tricks to speak, persuade, and win throngs of fans and followers. In this book, you'll discover how Napoleon Bonaparte mastered the use of the pregnant pause to grab attention, how Lady Margaret Thatcher punctuated her most serious speeches with the use of subtle props, how Ronald Reagan could win even the most hostile crowd with carefully timed wit, and much, much more.Whether you're addressing a small nation or a large staff meeting, you'll want to master the tips and tricks in Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Humes, J. C., & Dietz, N. (2011). Speak like Churchill, stand like Lincoln: 21 powerful secrets of history's greatest speakers. Unabridged. [United States]: Tantor Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Humes, James C and Norman. Dietz. 2011. Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers. [United States]: Tantor Audio.

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Humes, James C and Norman. Dietz, Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2011.

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Humes, James C., and Norman Dietz. Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers. Unabridged. [United States]: Tantor Audio, 2011.

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