Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, is a New Orleans native, a USAF veteran and graduate of Tulane Medical School and Loyola Law School. He was a surgeon in private practice from 1970 - 2005. Hurricane Katrina removed the roof from his home, destroyed his practice and the hospital in New Orleans East. He starting writing books while living in a trailer for a year during the repair of his home. His books are based on his extensive experience teaching medical students, residents, and giving speeches worldwide. He has done over 1000 speeches and interviews. In 1984-85, he was president of the Louisiana State Medical Society and in 2003-2004 he was president of the American Medical Association. His books include ON LEADERSHIP, and THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF LEADERSHIP LESSONS. His is latest book is available from Skyhorse Publishing on April 7, 2020, A LEADER'S GUIDE ON GIVING A MEMORABLE SPEECH. It is based on lessons he learned over the years giving speeches and his popular elective course at Tulane Medical School, LEADERSHIP: HOW TO GIVE A MEMORABLE SPEECH. Learn more at https://donaldpalmisano.com and https://onleadership.us . Check the wonderful FOREWORD by bestselling author Tess Gerritson, and the great reviews from early readers of his new book at: https://donaldpalmisano.com/a-leaders-guide-to-giving-a-memorable-speech/foreword-by-tess-gerritsen/ and https://donaldpalmisano.com/a-leaders-guide-to-giving-a-memorable-speech/reviews/ . He is fortunate to have a great in-house editor, his wonderful wife Robin, a retired partner of a large law firm in New Orleans. She makes the work easier for the publisher's editor! Donald will be 81 years old in July and his latest book is his quest for the bestseller list and with the help of friends spending the word, anything is possible.
A LEADER'S GUIDE TO GIVING A MEMORABLE SPEECH How to Deliver a Message and Captivate an Audience
Expert Advice on Delivering an Unforgettable, Stirring Oration or Lecture
A good leader must be intelligent, charismatic, strong, and inspiring. A good leader must stir passion and instill knowledge in the minds of followers, whether in the field of business, medicine, politics, sports, or entertainment. A memorable speech is a powerful tool for demonstrating leadership and inspiring listeners for years to come.
But giving a stirring, memorable speech is not as simple and easy as it sounds. In A Leader's Guide to Giving a Memorable Speech, Dr. Donald J. Palmisano shares proven tips on delivering an inspiring and motivating speech. Drawing from his popular seminar at Tulane University School of Medicine and over 1,000 speeches and interviews, Dr. Palmisano teaches readers how to:
Use rhetorical devices effectively
Stay on message
Glean lessons from great speeches of powerful leaders from the past, such as Cicero, Winston Churchill, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ronald Reagan
Organize speeches to emphasize the message
Weave in stories that are unforgettable
A Leader's Guide to Giving a Memorable Speech belongs on the shelf of every aspiring leader and makes a wonderful gift from parents to their high school and college-aged children.
FOREWORD by NYTimes bestselling author Tess Gerritsen.
The Little Red Book of Leadership Lessons2012
On Leadership - 2nd expanded edition2011