Privilege of the Platform: The Art and Science of Public Speaking
Have you ever wanted to become a better public speaker? Listen up, because professional speaker and writer Dan Clark is spilling his secrets! In this complete guide to public speaking, Dan uses his 25 years of experience to answer the 12 most frequently asked questions about speaking. Hold on tight, because Dan will teach you everything you need to know about presentations, preparation, interviewing, crafting a speech, facilitating small group interactive training, and keynote speaking to a large audience. Not only will you learn the basics of the business, but you will also learn the great heritage of the privilege of the platform.
About the Author
DAN CLARK is the CEO of Clark Success Systems, an international high-performance consulting firm; a university professor; an award winning athlete who fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his football career; a best-selling author; an adventurer; a philanthropist; a Gold Record songwriter/recording artist; and one of the most sought-after speakers on the platform today.
In 2005, Clark was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame, and Achievers North America and Achievers Europe have named Clark one of the Top Ten Speakers in the World.
In 1982, Clark was named Outstanding Young Man of America and was sponsored into the National Speaker Association by world-renowned motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. Since then, Clark has spoken to more than 4 million people in more than 4,500 audiences, in 52 countries, on 6 continents, and to groups as diverse as Fortune 500 companies, NASA, Super Bowl Champions, Million Dollar Round Table, U.S. Department of Labor, the United Arab Emirates Festival of Thinkers, the United Nations World Congress, and to our combat troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa.
Clark is the author of twenty of his own books, including Puppies for Sale, which was made into a film at Paramount Studios starring Jack Lemon. As a master storyteller, Clark has been published in more forty million books and in forty languages worldwide and has appeared on more than five hundred television and radio programs, including Oprah and Glenn Beck, and was the cover story in Millionaire Magazine.
Clark’s inspiring life has included soaring to the edge of space in a U-2 spy plane; flying fighter jets with the Air Force Thunderbirds; racing automobiles at Nurburgring; carrying the Olympic torch in the 2002 Winter Olympics; serving on the international board of governors of Operation Smile; serving with the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force on his National Civic Leaders Board; and coaching high school football (winning the State 5A Championship in 2005). Most significant, Clark was honored as the 2012 Utah Father of the Year.