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18th January 2008



Harrison Monarth is a top US public speaking coach and founder of GuruMaker - School of Professional Speaking. Dubbed 'The Speakinator' by his high profile and enthusiastic clients, Harrison is on a press visit to the UK to promote his latest book - The Confident Speaker (McGraw-Hill £10.99, September 07):

• Understand the six steps to worry-free public speaking
• Enhance your charisma and personal magnetism
• Discover how to become a persuasive speaker and how to work an audience
• What are the secrets to handling a hostile audience?

Additionally, Harrison can comment on:

How UK Voters Make Decisions - do they prefer 'Brown Substance' or 'Cameron Charm'?

What Brown Could Learn From Branson - as Gordon Brown is looking over his shoulder to see the more charismatic Cameron approaching Brown's leadership index/approval rating, he needs to add some style to the substance to increase his Likeability Quotient.

Top Ten Ways Gordon Brown Could Make up the Charisma Deficit - that has David Cameron closing the gap between them.

Substance vs. Style - Is there a clear favorite when it comes to business and politics? We'd like to think so, but here's why we might be wrong.

The Charisma Factor - how it influences leadership from business to politics and how business leaders and politicians can walk the fine line to success.

Does Likeability Equal Electability? What Gordon Brown and David Cameron Could Learn From Each Other And What Every Leader Should Know.

Authority and Likeability - Two Sides of the Electability Coin - why success can't be one-sided: a closer look at Brown's and Cameron's Style & Substance Quotients.

The Top British Leaders to Emulate in Style and Substance - What business and political players can learn from these powerful communicators.

Beer-Buddy Likeability: Is It Necessary to Win? - plus, Who's Got It And Who Doesn't.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - top communication secrets for today's leaders: what anyone can learn from the communication styles of Blair, Brown, Cameron, Bush, Clinton, Obama et al.

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- TV and Radio appearances
- Face to Face or telephone interviews
- Requests for articles/columns
- Requests for Review copies


New York Times bestselling author, professional speaker and consultant, Harrison Monarth, knows what sets an effective speaker apart from the rest. Some people might call it charisma, yet there is much more to holding an audience spellbound than wit and charm - and certainly more than charisma is required for getting your message across. And heard.

As a thought-leader in his field of professional speaking and persuasive communications, Monarth understands the science and the art of influential speaking and presentation.

Monarth is Denver-based, yet well known internationally for his ability to inspire others on how to successfully persuade and influence and how reach an audience through high-impact, compelling presentations.

He is co-author of The Confident Speaker - beat your nerves and communicate at your best in any situation, globally released by McGraw-Hill in September 2007. He is founder and president of GuruMaker - School of Professional Speaking where he leads a team of world-class communications experts whose clients include two past US Presidents, Fortune 500 executives and Members of Congress. GuruMaker has offices in Washington DC and Denver. Monarth travels extensively with his work, which besides working in 50 states, has taken him to Berlin, Budapest, London, Paris, Stockholm and Vienna.

Dubbed 'The Speakinator' by his enthusiastic clients, Harrison has been a sought-after authority in his field for more than a decade. As a specialist in persuasive communications and in the reduction of conflict and stress through effective interpersonal communication, he is frequently called upon when the stakes are high and when tough audiences need persuading! Companies worked with include Merrill Lynch, Intel Corporation, Cisco Systems and members of the US Congress.

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