A Leader's Guide to Giving a Memorable Speech
How to Deliver a Message and Captivate an Audience
Donald J. Palmisano, Tess Gerritsen
Expert advice on delivering an unforgettable, stirring talk or lecture!
“Highly readable, immediately useful and deeply enjoyable!” —John J. Nance, Aviation Analyst , ABC World News
“Insights on avoiding panic and other pitfalls, the use of rhetorical devices, and how to wow audiences from this masterful speaker who has done over 1000 speeches and interviews.”
—John N. Kennedy, United States Senator for Louisiana
A good leader must be intelligent, charismatic, strong, and inspiring. A good leader must stir passion and instill knowledge in the minds of followers, whether in the field of business, medicine, politics, sports, or entertainment. A memorable speech is a powerful tool for demonstrating leadership and inspiring listeners for years to come. You can give a stirring, memorable speech, and be seen as a real leader, and Donald J. Palmisano can help you.
Here Palmisano shares proven tips on delivering an inspiring and motivating speech. Drawing from his popular seminar at Tulane University School of Medicine and over 1,000 speeches and interviews, Dr. Palmisano teaches readers how to:
- Use rhetorical devices effectively
- Stay on message
- Practice delivery
- Glean lessons from great speeches of powerful leaders from the past, such as Cicero, Winston Churchill, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ronald Reagan
- Organize speeches to emphasize the message
- Weave in stories that are unforgettable
- And more!
If you are a professor or teacher, if you are a CEO or manager, if you are thinking of running for office or trying to raise money, then A Leader's Guide to Giving a Memorable Speech belongs on your bookshelf. It's a great gift for anyone with aspirations of teaching, leading, or managing.