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Personal Presence

by Sarah Thurstan

Personal Presence Synopsis

Personal presence gives you the power to inspire, to influence, to excite, to question and to connect. We all have it within us. Yet many of us freeze or falter when speaking in public. As an actor on national TV and as a coach to high-performing professionals, Sarah Thurstan knows there are no set answers for how to give your best when you take the stage. It's a highly personal story for each of us. In this book, she guides you through how you can bring your natural self and your authentic voice to when you are speaking in public. In 15 chapters, she discusses how to master your fears, craft your message, share your stories, express your values and act when the spotlight is on you. These are skills which we can all learn and improve, whether as polished performers or as nervous beginners. We can always become a better version of ourselves when speaking in public and engaging our audiences.

Personal Presence Press Reviews

'Wonderful guidance on how individuals and teams can become the best version of themselves', Mark Thurston, chief executive, HS2. 'Access the transformative potential of Sarah's book, both professionally and personally ... we continue to become more compelling and successful as a result', Verity Brown, director, Rok Box. 'A must for anyone who experiences sweaty palms, palpitations and sleepless nights before an important presentation. Enjoy, learn and grow,' David Williams, chief executive, Impact International. 'Unlike any presentation book out there ... an essential read for anyone managing change whether at home or at work', Aman Sharma, head of service excellence, Simmons & Simmons LLP.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781999832988
Publication date: 23rd April 2020
Author: Sarah Thurstan
Publisher: Novaro Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 170 pages
Categories: Public speaking guides, Business communication & presentation,

About Sarah Thurstan

Sarah Thurstan has helped hundreds of speakers get their big moments right in front of a live audience. She coaches leaders, professionals and influencers on how to speak authentically in public and engage their audiences, whether it's a one-minute pep talk, an interview on camera or a presentation at an industry event. Drawing on her years of experience as an actress in theatre and film, including roles on the BBC's Silent Witness and ITV's Coronation Street, she develops everyone's unique speaking style, bringing their strengths, their values and their stories to the fore. As a coach, she has helped executives ...

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