A powerful little book about what happens when women find their voice.
INCLUDES A NEW BONUS CHAPTER ON 'HOW TO OWN THE ZOOM'
'Full of helpful concepts... I'm finding it very useful.' Philippa Perry
'Plenty of tips and tricks.' Sunday Times
Most books about public speaking don't tell you what to do when you open your mouth and nothing comes out. And they don't tell you how to get over the anxiety about performance that most people naturally have. They don't tell you what to do in the moments when you are made, as a woman, to feel small. They don't tell you how to own the room. This book does.
From the way Michelle Obama projects 'happy high status', and the power of J.K. Rowling's understated speaking style, to Virginia Woolf's leisurely pacing and Oprah Winfrey's mastery of inner conviction, what is it that our heroines do to make us sit up and listen - really listen - to their every word? And how can you achieve that impact in your own life? Here's how.
***** 'Easy to grasp practical tips... all served up with lightness and generosity.'
***** 'It has made me realize I don't even need to be good, but I can be brave.'
***** 'Brilliant, engaging, honest, vulnerable, often damn funny.'
I recommend Viv Groskop's How to Own the Room to anyone wanting more self confidence. Full of helpful concepts you can get your head round and embody. I'm finding it very useful.
Plenty of tips and tricks... The most valuable lesson is that, in Groskop's words, 'You don't have to be a great speaker to give an amazing speech.'
The ultimate guide to public speaking. Inspirational.
Demystifies the art of talking to people and winning them round to your cause.
One of my fave life gurus on taking up space and owning your voice. Viv is the perfect teacher. This book is going to help so many people. It's brilliant.'
An excellent, truly useful guide to getting more women front and centre, encouraging us to take part, noisily, in public life. (The podcast is also fabulous.)'
The indispensable guide for anyone keen to develop their public presence, written with style and wit.
Powerful advice ... useful thoughts and words of wisdom. Groskop gives you all the tools you need.
Easy steps to soothe the nerves and build conifidence.
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