By (author): Steve Rohr, Shirley Impellizzeri
Scared Speechless is coauthored by talent rep and 2015 Oscar® publicist Steve Rohr and Dr. Shirley Impellizzeri, a clinical psychologist who has appeared on The Doctors, Hollywood Exes, Workout, and Dr. Drew.
It really is true: What you say and how you say it speaks volumes about your professional promise and leadership potential. Whether it’s giving an impromptu sales pitch or keynoting a major business conference, public speaking can make you or break you.
Scared Speechless takes a powerful and unique approach that sets it apart from other public-speaking guides. For the first time ever, the psychology behind our fears is used to explain and tame our anxiety. That’s the science. Combine it with the art of organizing and delivering a spectacular speech, and you have the freshest, most entertaining, and effective public speaking book available. This easy-to-use book contains:
Believe it or not, many screen legends still fear public speaking. Just because you’ve won an Oscar® doesn’t make you immune to the jitters!
9 Ways to Overcome Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience
Scared Speechless: 9 Ways to Overcome Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience (Audible Audio Edition)
He served as the Show Publicist for the 2016 Academy Awards and has represented actors and recording artists for over a dozen years. Additionally, Steve has taught Communication and PR on several Southern California campuses including Cal State Long Beach, Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta College, Saddleback College, and Rio Hondo College.
Steve is the coauthor of "Scared Speechless: 9 Ways to Conquer Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience" (Career Press, 2016) with noted psychologist Dr. Shirley Impellizzeri (The Doctors, Dr. Drew), with whom he co-hosted a successful psychology radio show for almost three years.
As an expert in the Communication field, he is quickly emerging as one of the most sought-after voices in the media frequently appearing on television and radio as well as contributing to numerous print and online publications.
He holds a B.A. in Communication, Political Science, and Art from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) and an M.A. in Communication from Arizona State University.
Steve lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.