I thought I’d share some resources that have been helpful to me developing my public speaking skills over the years. Some are free, some require some investment, but all are worthy. If things are a little tight financially, definitely start with the free.


Garr Reynolds on effective presenting at Google


Sample effective slides by Garr Reynolds

Dale Carnegie’s The Art of Public Speaking book

TED Talks, my favorite conference video collection for examples of outstanding speakers

Not Free

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds (Amazon) [$]

Made To Stick by Chip and Dan Heath (Amazon) [$]

What public speaking resources help you make the most of your time in front of others?

Disclosure: Amazon links above are affiliate links that pay a nominal commission to my employer, the Student Loan Network.

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