9781933771908

The Broadband Connection: The Art of Delivering a Winning It Presentation

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    9781933771908

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    1933771909

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-06
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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Summary

It┐s no secret that many IT professionals hate presenting and are often very bad at it. Focusing on technical details and speaking in monotone, they can quickly lose their audiences┐ attention and interest. Effective presentation skills are critical to the careers of IT professionals and the proper utilization of corporate resources. The Broadband Connection will show IT professionals how to become articulate, effective and persuasive speakers, no matter how difficult the information being disseminated. In The Broadband Connection, author and expert Alan Carroll, a transpersonal psychologist who has helped thousands of IT professionals worldwide evolve from nervous, insecure speakers into savvy, successful presenters, offers his proven strategies in this fresh and innovative step-by-step guidebook. Utilizing language and principles specific to the IT industry, the author teaches vital presentation skills in a familiar language the reader can identify with and understand. This book provides the tools to unleash the graceful speaker hidden inside every IT professional.

Author Biography

Author and expert Alan Carroll-a transpersonal psychologist who has helped thousands of IT professionals worldwide evolve from nervous, insecure speakers into savvy, successful presenters-offers his proven strategies in this fresh and innovative step-by-step guidebook. Utilizing language and principles specific to the IT industry, Carroll teaches vital presentation skills in a familiar language readers can identify with and understand. The Broadband Connection provides the tools to unleash the graceful speaker hidden inside every IT professional.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Wireless Packet Deliveryp. 1
Through the Firewall and Beyondp. 21
The Structure of the Conversationp. 45
Own the Roomp. 69
Managing Resistancep. 83
Conscious Awarenessp. 113
The Art of Questioningp. 135
The Manager of the Conversationp. 159
Appendix: Visual Aidsp. 167
Glossaryp. 179
Bibliographyp. 215
Indexp. 219
About the Authorp. 233
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