The Effective Presentation

Author: Asha Kaul
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132102657
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Designed to respond to the growing needs of professionals and those in the academia, this book is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to making effective presentations. Written in a clear, accessible style, the author provides a friendly approach to a process that is often a nerve-wracking task for many. The author discusses how to plan presentations across disciplines, their delivery and aesthetics, and helpful tips throughout. With a multi-level focus, it also includes sections on: —choosing the right content and then sequencing it logically for maximum impact —duration of the presentation, ideal size of the audience and their level of understanding and knowledge base —presentation delivery, styles of communication, writing tips and the use of PowerPoint and video conferencing —audience interaction —strategies to avoid common pitfalls

Resonate

Author: Nancy Duarte
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118008936
Size: 62.99 MB
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Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentations that will not only create impact, but will move people to action Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don't resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action. Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author's approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. Using this approach, you'll convey your content with passion, persuasion, and impact. Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in Al Gore's Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth Focuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to action Upends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero and the presenter the mentor Shows how to use story techniques of conflict and resolution Presentations don't have to be boring ordeals. You can make them fun, exciting, and full of meaning. Leave your audiences energized and ready to take action with Resonate.

How To Deliver A Ted Talk Secrets Of The World S Most Inspiring Presentations Revised And Expanded New Edition With A Foreword By Richard St John And An Afterword By Simon Sinek

Author: Jeremey Donovan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071831592
Size: 65.56 MB
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How to give a world-class presentation—based on the wildly popular TED Talks The only TED Talks-based guide available showing business professionals how to give the presentation of their lives A nonprofit dedicated to Ideas Worth Sharing, TED Talks began as a challenge to leaders in technology, entertainment, and design to give the “talk of their lives.” The organization has since gone global and contains more than 14,000 videos on nearly every topic imaginable.How to Deliver a TED Talk is a step-by-step guide showing business professionals how to deliver a TED Talk by carefully selecting their topic, crafting their narrative, mastering their delivery, and refining their design.The more than 14,000 talks on the TED website have been viewed more than one billion times Originally self-published in 2012, this book immediately hit #1 on Amazon and has consistently ranked no less than #5; this is an expanded edition of the original Donovan is the founder and lead organizer of TEDxMillRiver, a sold-out TEDx event in Stamford, CT

Persuasive Presentations

Author: Nick Souter
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402748356
Size: 72.59 MB
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Recent research revealed that corporate managers spendas much as 50 percent of their working day preparing, making, or watching presentations. There’s a good reason for that: success in business depends upon your skill at persuading someone to accept your point of view or choose your product and services ahead of any other. Yet many people become tense and fearful at the thought of speaking before a group. This guide and its accompanying CD-ROM will ease presenters’ anxiety. It explains how to gauge the nature of an audience and use that information to select the most effective language, visual support, and style of non-verbal communication. The end result is a memorable, well-argued, and confidently delivered presentation that will help professionals from every field get ahead.

Talk Your Way To Success

Author: Lilyan Wilder
Publisher: Touchstone
ISBN: 9780671639563
Size: 69.78 MB
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A communications consultant reveals the secrets of developing one's voice production and demonstrates how anyone can become an effective communicator.

Speaking Naturally Your Guide To Confident Successful Public Speaking

Author: Sean F. Kelly
Publisher: Sean F Kelly
ISBN: 9781587411212
Size: 35.60 MB
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About The Book Talking is something we all learn to do as very young children. Speaking effectively is a key factor in the success of both our personal and business relationships. Many people, however, find speaking in public to be extraordinarily stressful, as if it were something essentially different from ordinary speech. HOW TO TALK NATURALLY provides simple yet highly effective strategies to eliminate anxiety and organize thinking, so that your speaking in public becomes as natural and easy as conversing with a friend. "One of the best books on effective public speaking I've read." Linda Tell, Ph.D., Educator "A truly informative guide that can help anyone who reads it talk naturally and effectively." Harold H. Dawley, Jr., Ph.D. Psychologist About The Author Sean F. Kelly, Ph.D. and his wife, Reid, have developed and taught strategies for effective presentation skills since 1975. Sean has an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor at Harvard and works with corporations and individuals to empower them for success. His extensive experience in teaching people how to talk naturally is presented in easy to follow steps in HOW TO TALK NATURALLY.

Talk Less Say More

Author: Connie Dieken
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470549681
Size: 18.82 MB
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Talk Less, Say More is a revolutionary guide to 21st century communication skills to help you be more influential and make things happen in our distracted, attention-deficit world. It's loaded with specific tips and takeaways to ensure that you're fully heard, clearly understood, and trigger positive responses in any business or social situation. It's the first book to deliver a proven method to master the core leadership skill of influence. Talk Less, Say More lays out a powerful 3-step method called Connect, Convey, Convince (R) and guides you in how to use these habits to be more influential. This succinct book solves your modern communication issues in today's demanding, distracted world at a time when interaction skills are plummeting. Communication is the single greatest challenge in business today. It takes just 3 habits to conquer it. Talk Less, Say More will help you achieve more with less. Less wordiness. Less tune-out. Less frustration. You'll gain more time. More positive outcomes. More rewarding relationships.

It S The Way You Say It

Author: Carol Fleming
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1609947452
Size: 38.21 MB
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NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Speak Your Mind Effectively! The best, most direct way to convey your intelligence, expertise, professionalism, and personality to other people is through talking to them. But most people have no idea what they sound like. And even if they do, they don’t think they can change it. It’s the Way You Say It is a thorough, nuts-and-bolts guide to becoming aware and taking control of how you communicate with others. Dr. Carol Fleming provides detailed advice and scores of exercises for • Understanding how others hear you • Dealing with specific speech problems • Varying your vocal patterns to make your speech more dynamic • Using grammar and vocabulary to increase your clarity and impact • Reinforcing your message with nonverbal cues • Conquering stage fright An entire section of the book focuses on communication issues in the workplace—interviews, presentations, voice mail, and more. Dr. Fleming puts a human face on her advice through vivid before-and-after stories of forty men and women who came to her for help. “No other skills will position you ahead of your competition as much as good speaking and presentation skills. No book approaches the depth and breadth of Dr. Carol Fleming’s It’s the Way You Say It.” —Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and president of Fripp & Associates