As a speaker on the global circuit, I have seen a wide range of styles and presentations. Alan and Paul’s book is not only a must read for professional speakers but for anyone who wants to improve their speaking. Packed with tips, useful stories and examples, the book finally captures and shares what it takes to be an Exceptional Speaker.
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Robin Speculand

Bridges Business Consultancy Int

With less and less time in our lives, what we read must add value. It must be practical. We must be able to use something from it. This book satisfies all three criteria.
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Clive Simpkins

Marketing and Communications Strategist

In the modern media age, whatever you do, you need to know how communication works. This book, with the distilled wisdom of Alan and Paul, communication experts from the UK and South Africa, will help you navigate your way around a very difficult landscape.
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Alastair Campbell

Communication expert and former adviser to Tony Blair

The Exceptional Speaker details the skills that every top-class speaker needs to have. Organisations that communicate their message clearly gain a huge competitive advantage, and speaking skills remain critically important. This book is a must-have for any ambitious company.
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Andrew Fisher

Managing Director,

For those of us that deliver the occasional speech now and then, this book is an excellent “how to” guide to successful speaking. But for those of us that speak for a living, this book is a MUST READ. Particularly if you think you’ve “seen it all” in public speaking, this book presents you with a long list of surprises...
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Hans van Grieken

Vice President Business Innovation, Capgemini

The Exceptional Speaker is a toolkit of streetwise, impactful techniques that will help any speaker excel in any situation. Alan and Paul’s book will, I suspect, become the “go to” book for established corporate spokespeople and speakers who want to raise their game to new heights.
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Andy Bounds FPSA

Author of best-seller The Jelly Effect

Every speaker wants to be exceptional, but few know how to make that final step up. Alan Stevens and Paul du Toit are two of the best speaking professionals in the world and in ‘The Exceptional Speaker’ they reveal the principles that make compelling, engaging, powerful and in-demand speakers. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from two of the...
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Seán Weafer FPSA

Author of 'The High Trust Adviser'

Alan Stevens and Paul du Toit are not only amongst the most highly respected presentation coaches in the world, they are actually brilliant at delivering presentations too! They provide the best of their combined careers in this book – follow their advice and there is quite simply nothing else you need to read to reach your goal.
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Lesley Everett FPSA, PSAE

Personal Branding Coach and author of Drop Dead Brilliant

There are two things you must have to become exceptional in any field – a desire to succeed, and world-class skills. If you have the former, this book will provide the latter. Having moved from elite sport to become a speaker and media commentator, I’ve had to learn a whole new set of skills. If I’d had this book at the...
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Gail Emms MBE

Olympic silver medallist