Public Speaking Kaleidoscope (Paperback)
Why are some speeches more powerful than others? What makes a great public speaker? There is an ocean of literature out there which can be overwhelming, and this book can be your starting point to navigate your journey in this subject from an academic point of view. This book is designed to help the reader understand the various interconnected components of public speaking when viewed together from three broad academic lenses. Together, these lenses make a unique kaleidoscope for the reader to answer the question as to why some speeches are more impactful than others. This kaleidoscope includes more than 50 parameters that engage in interplay among themselves to create an impactful communication and serve as a foundation for future academic work on this topic.
Rakesh Godhwani is an adjunct faculty of business and leadership communication at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. He teaches full-credit communication courses at the MBA program and offers communication modules for many executive education programs. He has also created an online course called Present with Confidence for audiences between 15 and 25 years of age. This book is an outcome of the literature review of his doctoral studies. Before this book, he has published three other books. His research interests are on how a charismatic leader creates persuasive messages to bring a positive change. He is based in Bangalore. You can follow him at @godhwani, LinkedIn or read his blog.