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Transformational Speaking

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Transformational Speaking by Gail Larsen
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Apr 01, 2009 | ISBN 9781587613425

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“Do you have a message deep in your soul that you need help getting out into the world? Do you have a calling, a vision that you want to articulate with more power? Do you want to learn how to express your inner intents in ways that effectively communicate while at the same time motivating people to act? Then I have the book for you: Transformational Speaking. This is no ordinary book, but an alchemical read that will transform your relationship to your voice via the deepest stirrings of your soul.”
“[Gail Larsen’s] Real Speaking is perfect for anyone who cares deeply about their mission and wants to express it with depth, clarity, and passion. Gail is incisive, fierce, and compassionate and does a brilliant job of drawing out the best in each person.”
—Nina Utne, former editor in chief and CEO, Utne

“We all want to be part of a bigger story, something beyond ourselves that allows us to serve the common good and find personal fulfillment.”
—Dr. Mark Albion, New York Times best-selling author

Table Of Contents

Preface   xii
Acknowledgments   xv
Introduction: The Principles of Transformational Speaking   1
Part 1   The Heart of Transformational Speaking
Honoring Your Original Medicine
   1   Public Speaking Transformed
Displacing Prevailing Myths with Enduring Principles   9
    2   Be Yourself— Everyone Else Is Taken
Claiming Your Gifts and Talents   23
    3   God Said, “Ha!”
Finding the Speech You Were Born to Give   36
    4   From Comfort Zone to Home Zone™
Expressing the New Edge® of Emotional Connection   45
Part 2   The Art of Transformational Speaking
Connecting with Your Audience to Catalyze Change
    5   Truth Well Spoken
Mastering the Four Disciplines of Star Quality   63
    6   Know Thyself, Then Thy Audience
Preparing to Be Surprised   78
    7   Look, Ma— No Script!
Crafting a Masterful Presentation   89
    8   Show Time!
Taking the Stage   106
Part 3   The Energetics of Transformational Speaking
Remaining Whole in the Work of Change
    9   Body Rules
Extreme Cherishment of Your Precious, Worthy Self   121
    10   Energy Awareness
Understanding and Managing Invisible Dynamics   129
    11   The Alchemy of Change
Choosing Power over Force   143
    12   Tell a Better Story
Inspiring the Impossible   153
Written Communications to Support a Professional Presentation   167
Bibliography   179
Index   181
About the Author   189
Permissions   190

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