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9780205268146

Speaking Your Way to the Top Making Powerful Business Presentations (Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205268146

  • ISBN10:

    0205268145

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-08-02
  • Publisher: Pearson

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With endorsements from two of the largest and most influential public speaking groups -- the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International -- this book is a professional's key to success in the workplace. From job interviews to multimedia presentations, the way people present themselves and their thoughts can make or break their career. But they don't have to be a professional performer to give a great presentation - everything they need to know is right here.Popular trainer and keynote speaker Marjorie Brody leads readers step-by-step through planning, preparing, and delivering presentations of all types. Readers will learn about the homework they should do first, how to organize a presentation and develop the content, interesting ways to use data, how to grab attention and establish credibility, plus a wealth of other valuable information. Interested in team presentations? Client meetings? Conference speaking? Brody describes what it takes to make each one successful. But that's not all. She also provides dozens of ways to summarize and remember the most important ideas, including planning sheets, quick reviews and lists of tips and techniques.This book should be on the bookshelves of anyone who needs to present in their professional career.Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series.

Table of Contents

Preface: Why You Need This Book xiii
CHAPTER 1 Understanding the Eight Types of Business Presentations
1(14)
CHAPTER 2 Getting to Know Your PAL(TM) (Purpose, Audience, Logistics)
15(8)
CHAPTER 3 Organizing Your Presentation
23(19)
CHAPTER 4 Developing the Informative Presentation
42(10)
CHAPTER 5 Persuasive Presentations
52(19)
CHAPTER 6 Entertaining/Special Occasion Presentations
71(10)
CHAPTER 7 Team Presentations
81(8)
CHAPTER 8 Using Visual Aids Effectively
89(16)
CHAPTER 9 Room Arrangements
105(5)
CHAPTER 10 The Five Styles of Delivery
110(5)
CHAPTER 11 Delivery Techniques--The Three Vs
115(24)
CHAPTER 12 Platform Dynamics
139(3)
CHAPTER 13 Stage Fright
142(6)
CHAPTER 14 Getting Your Audience Involved
148(5)
CHAPTER 15 Questions and Answers
153(6)
CHAPTER 16 Evaluating Your Presentation
159(4)
CHAPTER 17 Presentation Preparation Review
163(6)
CONCLUSION Final Words 169(1)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 170

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