Ed’s book

Truth CoverLife’s rewards typically go to skilled communicators. Your forum may be a speech to the National Press Club, an informal talk to your local service group, or networking at a chamber of commerce reception.

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Buy The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations, and benefit from Ed’s comprehensive, easy to remember system that pulls together all the crucial elements that go into a winning presentation.

You will discover how to:

  • Convey confidence when speaking before any audience
  • Persuade, educate, or inform your listeners
  • Reduce anxiety when addressing a roomful of people
  • Get rid of annoying nonverbal habits
  • Utilize visual aids and presentation software effectively
  • Refuse to be sidetracked by off-point or hostile questions
  • Craft and deliver a magnetic message
  • Find friendly faces in any audience

The power of public speaking is the engine that drives today’s professional to secure a new job or promotion, outperform competitors, shine in front of the boss, and climb the ladder in community and political affairs.

This remarkable—and fun—learning resource shows you how to advance your career, generate more sales for your business, carry the day for your public policy issues, and earn esteem in the eyes of your peers.

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Editorial Reviews:

“Ed’s style and his book are very much grounded in the real world.  The Truth About Public Speaking offers advice that aids speakers whether they plan to address the local United Way chapter or the United Nations.

I have witnessed on the stage of world events time and again how crucial communications skills are. Whether your stage is global or local, I suggest you build your success on a solid speaking platform. The contents of these pages will help you achieve that success.”

— Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell

“This book crammed full of Ed’s knowledge can work for you. Professional victories come to those with gold-plated communications skills. In The Truth About Public Speaking, Ed maps out the path to speaking success.

You may be involved in professional sports, like I am, or any other endeavor. I am here to tell you this book can make a difference in your career and your life whether you are a business executive, athlete, philanthropic leader, even a politician.

You may not know Ed Barks yet. I didn’t when I first took a flier on his expertise. After you read his book, you will learn as I did that he can help you and your livelihood.”

— Pat Williams, Senior Vice President, Orlando Magic