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Author Joseph A. Grippo Launches His Book, 'A Complete Guide To Public Speaking'

Los Altos Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2009

In his newly released book, 'A Complete Guide to Public Speaking,' author, Joseph A. Grippo, presents a step-by-step guide to preparing a public presentation in an a efficient and professional manner using audio and visual aids. When one plans an event with the purpose of delivering important info intended to inspire creative thought and motivate the audience, a speaker becomes a crucial tool to the event's success. The speaker will stimulate men and women to look at situations in a new way and bring innovative concepts into the organization. The purpose of Grippo's book, as he states, is to teach folks that "public speaking is an art that can be learned."

Grippo presents 12 sections that contain: I) The Purpose of Information, II) Factors to contemplate beforehand, (Why one speaks and what you should know about the speaking occasion) III) Investigation on message retention, (How to hold the audience's attention) IV) Picking the topic and organizing the presentation, V) Creating the body of the speech, VI) Developing the introduction and utilizing closing methods, VII) Rehearsing the presentation, IX) Taking the terror out of making a presentation (Overcoming fear of giving a presentation.) X) The pros and cons of visual presentations. XI General speaking guidelines for effective presentation and XII) Final Remarks (Positive Reinforcement.)

Within the guide, Grippo manages to filter out any unnecessary details and focus on the "nuts and bolts" of becoming a effective public speaker. It is a comprehensive and effortless to follow and realize booklet that touches on all aspects of public speaking.

Book Reviews

Tracy Roberts, Write Field Services
"'A Complete Guide To Public Speaking' is extremely advised to those embarking on a career as a Public Speaker and those who want to maintain and improve their current public speaking capabilities. It would be particularly valuable for those wishing to make business and technical presentations."

Stuart Schlitt, Reader Evaluation
"I had to give a presentation to my son's class in school and I had really little knowledge speaking in front of a group of people (of any age). I picked this book up on a lark and it truly helped me out. Following listening to talks at function, I think a lot of people can benefit from this little book."

AJG, PhD, Reader Assessment
"This book is quite properly written and straightforward to digest for both novice and skilled public speakers. It is written by a quite seasoned author who has had a number of years of knowledge speaking in front of groups. The user-friendly writing style, with short, bolded information, makes this book an excellent resource."

Book Ordering

'A Complete Guide to Public Speaking,' ISBN: 1432734849, can be bought on the internet at Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com. The author's internet site is http://www.outskirtspress.com/acompleteguidetopublicspeaking.

About the Author

Joseph A. Grippo was born and raised in Chicago. He resides in Los Altos Hills, California with his wife Nancy and has two grown young children, Diana and John. Grippo has a B.A. in Psychology from Pomona College in Clarement California, B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Santa Clara. He has 20 Years at SRI International in Menlo Park, California, as a Management Consultant Seminar for Management Coaching Seminars conducted worldwide, and as Executive Director of Corporate Administration. He also has 15 Years as CFO of two Biotech Companies and a Telecommunications Business

If you are interested in reviewing 'A Complete Guide to Public Speaking,' or arranging for a speak and book signing, or interview, please contact Joseph A. Grippo at jagrippo (at) sbcglobal (dot) net, or by telephone at 650 - 948-2130.


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