About the Book
How to Speak shares my tips and stories that help me create talks that rock. I want you to be able to do the same, and probably take yourself even higher. 20 years of public speaking has been distilled into an irreverent treatment of the honourable subject of oratory. Or is that rhetoric? Probably both...
This book is for people who want to share their stories as powerfully and effectively as possible. From lightning talk bit-part to center stage keynote, the highs and the lows, the pleasures and the pitfalls, this book aims to share the no-holds-barred journey so that you can make the most of your moments in the limelight.
About the Author
Russ Miles is CEO at ChaosIQ where he works with his clients to help deliver simple and valuable software and change.
Russ' experience covers almost every facet of software delivery having worked across many different domains including Financial Services, Publishing, Defence, Insurance and Search.
Russ helps to change all facets of the software delivery process in order to remove unnecessary and costly complexity in everything from developer skills and practices, through applying the right processes for the job at hand, to ensuring that the right change is delivered, be it through software or otherwise.
Passionate about open source software, Russ worked with SpringSource prior to the company's acquisition by VMware, leading the Spring Extensions project and helping international clients to simplify their software by effectively applying the Spring portfolio of projects.