Best Speech Books
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1. Thank You for Arguing, Fourth Edition (Revised and Updated): What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion
Author: by Jay Heinrichs
The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs. Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs’s Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history’s greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama.
Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero’s three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick for lowering an audience’s expectations, this fascinating book also includes an assortment of persuasion tips, such as: The Chandler Bing Adjustment: Match your argument to your audience (that is, persuasion is not about you).
The Belushi Paradigm: Before people will follow you, they have to consider you worth following. The Yoda Technique: Transform a banal idiom by switching the words around. Additionally, Heinrichs considers the dark arts of persuasion, such as politicians’ use of coded language to appeal to specific groups.
2. How Highly Effective People Speak: How High Performers Use Psychology to Influence With Ease (Speak for Success)
Author: by Peter Andrei
Why do we think what we think? Think we know what we think we know? Believe what we believe?Like what we like?Do what we do? Why do others trust or distrust us? Respect or disrespect us? Listen to or ignore us?
Reach out to or neglect us?Like or dislike us? Praise or slander us? Believe or doubt us?That’s not all… Why do others follow our lead or stand in our way? Give us opportunities or send them elsewhere? Support our striving for success and appreciate our message or toss it and us aside?
Decades of cutting-edge (but unheard-of) scientific research presents an answer… Because hidden, little-known secrets of psychology influence everything about us… Neglecting them is swimming upstream. You can’t change minds, win friends, or influence people. You can’t earn undivided attention or get the respect you deserve.
You undermine your professional image, stagnate your career, and destroy your confidence until communication makes you anxious. You don’t deserve this.Neither did I. I remember wondering, “Why do people never support my ideas? Why am I drowning in a sea of ‘sorry, maybe later’ (AKA never)?
3. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Author: by Anne Lamott
An essential volume for generations of writers young and old, Bird by Bird is a modern classic. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition will continue to spark creative minds for years to come. For a quarter century, more than a million readersscribes and scribblers of all ages and abilitieshave been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice.
Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s fatheralso a writerin the iconic passage that gives the book its title: Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he’d had three months to write.
It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead.
Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother’s shoulder, and said, Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.’
4. Eloquence: The Hidden Secret of Words that Change the World (Speak for Success)
Author: by Peter Andrei
Why do people ignore our ideas or support them? Agree with our positions or undermine them? Tune out when we speak or give us undivided attention? Why do most of us fail to persuade others? Fail to formulate convincing arguments?
Fail to speak with confidence and fail to get our way? And why do some lawyers and legal professionals quickly soar above the competition, their words carrying immense weight, while others struggle to communicate effectively? 53 little-known, cutting-edge, and revolutionary (but practically unheard-of) scientific studies present a virtually unknown answer based on irrefutable empirical evidence…The answer?
If you can’t speak with eloquence, your words don’t count. This undermines your professional image and stagnates your career, holding you back and sabotaging your ideas. Eloquent words outperform their weak counterparts. Eloquent words convince.They compel.They captivate.They persuade.
They move hearts and minds. And they can change the world. What are the hidden secrets of words that change the world? This concise new release by an Amazon best-selling author dissects the little-known “eloquence secrets” of two of the most impactful messages in the history of American political persuasion.
5. Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion, Updated Edition
Author: by George J. Thompson
William Morrow Paperbacks
Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand in most disputes.
Verbal Judo offers a creative look at conflict that will help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation from your spouse, your boss, and even your teenager. As the author says, “when you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you’re in control.”This new edition features a fresh new cover and a foreword demonstrating the legacy of Verbal Judo founder and author George Thompson, as well as a never-before-published final chapter presenting Thompson’s “Five Universal Truths” of human interaction.
6. Thank You for Arguing, Third Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion
Author: by Jay Heinrichs
A master class in the art of persuasion, as taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill, newly revised and updated. The time-tested secrets taught in this book include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to action, and Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick for lowering an audience’s expectations.
And it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of code language to appeal to specfic groups and an eye-opening assortment of persuasive tricks, including the Eddie Haskell Ploy, the Belushi Paradigm, Stalin’s Timing Secret, and the Yoda Technique.
Whether you’re an inveterate lover of language books or just want to win a lot more anger-free arguments on the page, at the podium, or over a beer, Thank You for Arguing is for you. Warm, witty, erudite, and truly enlightening, it not only teaches you how to recognize a paralipsis when you hear it, but also how to wield the weapons of persuasion the next time you really, really, want to get your own way.
7. Talking with Your Toddler: 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk
Author: by Teresa Laikko
Ignite verbal communication with your toddler with this handy parent’s guide that turns professional language development into child’s play. Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches you how to stimulate speech using everyday play.
It makes learning to talk fun and engaging for your child. With proven therapies and easy-to-follow activities, Talking with Your Toddler makes an ideal home companion. Tips to promote talking throughout the day – Hands-on games that teach new words – Tricks for turning drive time into talk time – Fun ways to promote further practice – Techniques for keeping kids engaged Written by experienced speech professionals, this book’s straightforward approach is equally useful for parents at home, teachers in the classroom or therapists in a clinic.
8. A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking
Author: by Dan O'Hair
This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research and organization, practice and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community.
The Sixth Edition is filled with new examples, research, handy tools, and digital support to help students master the basics of public speaking in the classroom and beyond. New speeches and examples from people like Will Ferrell, Emma Watson, and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School engage students in current issues, demonstrate the impact of speech, and provide successful models.
Practical advice on topics like how to determine which organizational pattern to use when, how to adapt to an audience, and how to incorporate inclusive language provide easy-to-apply guidance. The book’s LaunchPad has been greatly expanded with an eBook; new, professionally shot videos; unit quizzes; and a new video assessment program that makes recording video and providing instructor and peer feedback a breeze.
9. The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You're Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed, or Desperate
Author: by Harriet Lerner
William Morrow Paperbacks
Most speech-language pathologists will, at one time or another, experience the frustration that often accompanies attempts to elicit new speech sound behaviors in their clients. This is especially true when a client does not have a target sound in his or her response repertoire.
Eliciting Sounds: Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians is a quick, easy-to-use compendium of techniques for immediately evoking any phoneme targeted for remediation. This new edition of the classic resource continues to provide the most clinically relevant information in a compact, accessible format.
No clinical speech-language pathologist should be without Eliciting Sounds.
11. Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual
Author: by Kenneth G. Shipley
Plural Publishing, Inc.
NOTE: This book comes with supplementary content on a PluralPlus companion website. If you purchase or rent a used copy of the printed book, the code to access the website printed inside the book may have been previously redeemed/used or be incorrect and you will not be able to use it.
To guarantee access to the website, it is recommended you purchase a new copy of this book. This thoroughly updated sixth edition of the best-selling text Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology remains an invaluable resource for instructors, students, and clinicians. The book covers the diagnosis and evaluation of a wide range of communication disorders in adults and children.
This one-of-a-kind manual provides a comprehensive package of reference materials, explanations of assessment procedures, practical stimulus suggestions, and hands-on worksheets and screening forms. The highly practical resource is separated into four easy-to-navigate sections: Part I highlights preparatory considerations; Part II includes procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment information; Part III provides materials and suggestions for assessing communicative disorders.
12. 1001 Words For Success (Quick Study Academic)
Author: by Inc. BarCharts
Find yourself making faux pas with frequent malapropisms? Are you using the same banal terms, day in and day out? Have friends pointed out your overuse of platitudes or your plebeian vocabulary? Improve it and pick up a few neologisms along the way with 1,001 Words for Success, a myriad list of frequently looked-up words in BarCharts’ handy three-panel format!
1,001 terms and their most common definitions, along with their part of speech, will enhance your writing, speaking, correspondence, reading comprehension, and presentations, whatever your bailiwick might be!
13. Interpersonal Conflict
Author: by William Wilmot
Interpersonal Conflict explains the key dynamics of personal conflicts that we all face. Written for courses such as Communication and Conflict, Interpersonal Conflict, Conflict Management, Conflict and Negotiation, and Conflict in Personal Relationships, this textbook examines the central principles of effective conflict management in a wide variety of contexts-whether at home or on the job.
Its combination of up-to-date research and examples gives students a theoretical and practical foundation in conflict management. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access.
McGraw-Hill Connect is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook – an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.
14. 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue: What You Say (and Don't Say) Will Improve Your Relationships
Author: by Deborah Smith Pegues
Harvest House Publishers
Certified behavioral consultant Deborah Pegues knows how easily a slip of the tongue can cause problems in personal and business relationships. This is why she wrote the popular 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue (850,000 copies sold). Now in trade size, Pegues’s 30-day devotional will help each reader not only tame their tongue but make it productive rather than destructive.
With humor and a bit of refreshing sass, Deborah devotes chapters to learning how to overcome theRetaliating TongueKnow-It-All TongueBelittling TongueHasty TongueGossiping Tongue25 More! Short stories, anecdotes, soul-searching questions, and scripturally based personal affirmations combine to make each applicable and life changing.
Rerelease in trade edition
15. Reflect & Relate: An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Author: by Steven McCornack
Edition after edition, distinguished teacher and scholar Steve McCornack’s Reflect & Relate helps students develop the interpersonal communication skills needed to face life’s challenges, presenting the latest theory and research with learning tools that makes this scholarship easy to understand and apply.
For this edition, McCornack teams up with the ideal co-authorProfessor Kelly Morrison of University of Alabama at Birmingham whose research and teaching interests include interpersonal, gender, health, deception, and instructional communication. Kelly and Steve have team-taught Interpersonal Communication for more than twenty-five years, winning numerous teaching awards together.
They are also life partners. Based on years of classroom experience and the feedback of instructors and students alike, the authors thoroughly reviewed every element of the new edition? To give students the most practical path possible to better interpersonal communication.
Kelly and Steve include an important new chapter on gender communication (Chapter 6), which discusses what gender is, how we “do” gender, and how the societal understanding of gender is evolving. Additionally, their completely revised culture chapter (Chapter 5) emphasizes the importance of embracing difference while dismantling cultural divisions.
16. The Art of Public Speaking
Author: by Stephen Lucas
January 9, 2019
Fully updated for the thirteenth edition the award-winning The Art of Public Speaking offers a time-tested approach that has made it the most widely used college textbook on its subject in the world. Seamlessly coordinated with Connect McGraw-Hill Education’s pathbreaking online program it supplies a proven set of teaching and learning tools that is without parallel among public speaking books.
For experienced instructors The Art of Public Speaking presents a solid fully customizable foundation and an abundance of teaching aids from which to choose allowing for complete teaching flexibility in the course. For novice instructors its wisdom steady hand and unmatched ancillary package instill confidence and build success in the classroom from day one.