Surveys show that for many people public speaking is the most frightening experience they will ever face. How do you prepare for a speaking engagement? What do you need to know about your body, your voice, the audience, the technology?
Maggie Eyre has had many year’s experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she takes the reader through the complete process, from initial concept to final delivery. Included in the book are chapters on body language, voice, health, warming up, managing your audience, fear, media skills, grooming and learning your lines. The text is illustrated with many anecdotes and case studies based on Maggie’s own work and experience, with useful tips and summaries. Practical and authoritative, this is the ideal book for anyone facing a business presentation or an after-dinner speech
Maggie Eyre is a communications consultant and media trainer, specialising in public relations, corporate training and presentation skills. She has trained many captains of industry, media personalities and public figures, most notably New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark. She is currently based in London.