ASPIRE Resources



    Confessions of a Public Speaker – Scott Berkun

    The Exceptional Presenter – Timothy J. Koegel

    Public Speaking – Speaking Like a Professional – Julius Lowenstein

    Speak with No Fear – Mike Acker

    TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking – Chris Andersen

    The War of Art – Steven Pressfield

    Impossible to Ignore: Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions – Carmen Simon, PhD

    Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery – Garr Reynolds

    Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences – Nancy Duarte

    slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations – Nancy Duarte

    Dale Carnegie also has a number of books on public speaking and related topics, many have been updated to reflect more current language.

    SUGGESTED READING (Articles, Blogs, Etc.)

    10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills

    20 Tips for Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

    How to Answer Tricky Personal Questions at a New Job