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Presentation Skills For Managers, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-08-09
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why consider the Actor’s perspective?

PART 1: Foundation

1. Rehearsal Process

The Talk Through
The Walk Through
Dress Rehearsal
The Rehearsal Process and You
Manager’s Checklist

2. The Essentials

The Feet, the Hands, and the Face
Making eye contact work for you
Empowering your voice
Avoiding filler words
Manager’s Checklist

3. Fear and confidence

Why am I Nervous?
Harnessing Your Nerves
Know Your Symptoms
Manager’s Checklist

PART 2: Content

4. Audience Analysis

Audience Demographics
Audience Mindset
Audience Analysis is Essential to Creating Your Presentation
Manager’s Checklist

5. Acting techniques that help you create content

Identifying Your Presentation Objectives
Using Presentation Strategies
Manager’s Checklist

6. The Blueprint for every Presentation

Organizing Your Presentation Body
Working with Your Performance Notes
Manager’s Checklist

PART 3: Delivery

7. Storytelling for audience engagement

Why Storytelling?
How to Tell a Story
Incorporating Stories into Presentations
Storytelling is Fluid
Manager’s Checklist

8. Performance techniques

Make It All about You
Control Your Visuals
Get Away From the Furniture
Don’t Match the Backdrop
Reading Your Audience
Manager’s Checklist

9. Stage Movement

Your Stage is Your Stage
Being Seen
Confident First Impressions and Final Moments
Using Your Stage
Seated Presentations
Manager’s Checklist

10. Actors’ secrets for sharing the stage

Preparing to Co-Present
Group Presentation Rehearsal
Co-Presenting with someone who wants to “Wing It”
Presenting on a Panel 
Manager’s Checklist

11. Q&A management

Planning for Audience Questions
Elements of a Good Answer
How to Not Answer a Question
Rehearsing Q&A
Manager’s Checklist


Appendix, Blueprint, Stage Layouts

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