#FridayReads: Motivation & Inspiration

We can all use a bit of extra motivation when it comes to achieving our dreams. These two books from Liberties Press are here to help! Both written by persons with loads of experience in persevering towards their goals, or successfully presenting themselves to an audience, these are just the books  you need to start working towards your dream career:


Pitch Coach 3DThe Pitch Coach

If you want to significantly improve your public speaking skills or learn how to conquer your life-long fear The Pitch Coach is here to help! It will help you communicate your message to your target audience successfully. Interviewing a wide range of industry executives on pitching, presenting, interviewing and public speaking, Catherine carefully combines their tips and shares them with her own experience of coaching, combined with the communicative skills she has honed since 2002 when she set up Communication Matters.
Through this book, you will learn the industry ins and outs of public speaking. In The Pitch Coach, Catherine provides you with her unique ‘Perfect Pitch’ workshop, which she has delivered to a wide range of successful entrepreneurs and corporations in Ireland and the UK. It will guide you step-by-step from a blank canvas to a guaranteed positive end result!

About the author

Catherine Moonan has successfully coached over 500 contestants in her role as the Pitch Coach on RTE’s Dragons’ Den (the UK version of Shark Tank). She is currently the co-host of Good Morning Dublin on Dublin City FM. In 2002 Catherine set up Communication Matters, which provides training in Communication and Presentation Skills. She is a graduate of Dublin City University, and holds a Masters Degree in Journalism.

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PoA 3DThe Pursuit of Awesome

The Pursuit of Awesome: Stellar Musings & Advice on Achieving Your Dreams is a positive, motivational read for anyone with a dream. Global rock stars, international sportsmen, best-selling authors and Oscar winners tell their stories, of going from small town kids with high hopes and big ambitions, to ‘making it’.
Dive into the world of film, TV, radio, publishing, fashion, sport, and feel inspired by the successes of those who are living their passions. Acquire a unique insight into these alternative contemporary careers directly from the people pursuing them: go on the road with Hozier and Kodaline, score a try with Rob Kearney, go behind the movie scenes on the set of Gravity, walk the red carpet with Laura Whitmore, score a million pound publishing deal with Derek Landy, step into Kensington Palace with fashion designer Paul Costelloe, go viral with Cian Twomey, go to Hollywood with Cecelia Ahearn, cast spells on the set of Harry Potter with Evanna Lynch, and win the Open Championship with Rory McIlroy.
Crammed with invaluable advice from role models and professionals in the limelight, The Pursuit of Awesome uncovers the struggles and highs of life in the fast lane. An essential read for those of all ages, looking to seek creative and innovative career paths.

About the author

With over 700 live shows, two documentaries and 270 hours of television under her belt, Diana Bunici is a highly skilled live TV anchor, producer, reporter, and campaigner. Born in the rural village of Malaiesti, Moldova, Diana moved to Ireland when she was eight years old. She went on to study journalism with French in DIT. She landed her first feature cover story, summer 2013, with The Sunday Independent’s LIFE magazine, highlighting the plight of children living in state care in her native country. Diana speaks English, Moldovan, French, Irish, and Russian.

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