New York, NY, June 9, 2014 – Ralph Waldo Emerson stated, “What you do speaks so loud, I cannot hear what you say.” So when it comes to public speaking, what is it that gets in the way of being heard? Robyn Hatcher has learned the secret, so it’s no surprise that when she talks – people listen!

In her new book, Standing Ovation Presentations (Motivational Press), Hatcher reveals her groundbreaking formula for mastering public speaking through ActorTypes. Drawing from her vast experience as a working actor and script-writer in theatre and TV, she helps readers identify their primary communications style, or ActorType, and applies her revolutionary approach to break down barriers for people who struggle with speaking in large or small groups.

Hatcher believes communication is an art form in itself and since every person has an ActorType the trick is to find the ‘right’ combination of the nine types; Hero, Villain, Innocent, Sex Symbol, Curmudgeon, Whiz Kid, Super Hero, Buddy and Comic. Do you know your ActorType? Maybe you’re a Denzel Washington or Ian Somerhalder, or possibly a Jennifer Lopez or Sandra Bullock?

In addition to the book, Hatcher offers a variety of tools for public speaking training. These include a Vocal Workout CD that features voice training, breathing exercises, pronunciation practices and articulation and intonation drills; a Training and Coaching Workshop for improved presentations, public speaking and communications, and a dynamic and inspirational Keynote Speaker at all conferences or corporate meetings. Together, these tools can become an integral part in every aspect of a person’s life.

“Public speaking is, simply put, a constant in our everyday lives and it’s just not an option to take things for granted,” says Hatcher.  “Whether you’re giving the presentation of your career, coaching a soccer team, or running for PTA president – honing your communication skills and playing to your ActorType is your key to success.”

About Robyn Hatcher:
Robyn Hatcher is founder and principal of SpeakEtc., a boutique communications company that focuses on presentation training. She is an acclaimed actress, voiceover artist, writer, and expert communications guest for Huffpost Live. This highly successful businesswoman and sought-after speaker is also a member of the prestigious New York Women in Communications, Inc. (NYWICI), Savor the Success, Step Up Women’s Network, Writers Guild of America East, Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity and American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, and was an appointed member and committee chair of Manhattan’s Board Five for six years.  
For more information and to take a 5-minute quiz to learn your ActorType, please visit the website at:  

Standing Ovation Presentations
Motivational Press, Inc.
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Price:  $22.95 (paperback); $9.99 (ebook)
ISBN-10:  1935723855
ISBN-13: 978-1935723851
Page count:  304 pages