Say It With Presentations Second Edition Revised Expanded

Author: Gene Zelazny
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780071472890
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For over 45 years, McKinsey & Company's Gene Zelazny has been showing McKinsey consultants and professionals around the world how to plan, design, and deliver effective business presentations_and how to improve and expand their repertoire of presentation skills. Now in this revised and expanded edition of Say It With Presentations, Mr. Zelazny brings together his years of valuable communication experience to show managers_even those with little or no presentation experience_how to prepare winning presentations using his proven methodology and the full range of PowerPoint techniques. Written in a clear, highly engaging style, this essential business tool covers everything from defining the situation...to developing the right mix of visual aids to interest your audience without overpowering them. Say It With Presentations features a wealth of practical information on: Selecting the best medium_traditional standup presentation, discussion meeting, video conference, or virtual presentation Designing your presentation_knowing what to put in and what to leave out Determining your message_how to make it clear, direct, and appropriate for the intended audience Writing the presentation_crafting the most effective story line, introduction, and ending Making the most of visuals_including computer-driven onscreen presentations with animation, scanned images, sound, video, and links Creating charts, text visuals, and storyboards_to produce the most attractive and convincing presentation Projecting confidence, conviction, and enthusiasm_to hold audience attention and generate interest in your ideas Rehearsing the presentation_to search out imperfections and make the event as compelling as possible Setting up facilities and equipment_to ensure that everything is working smoothly and geared for a first-rate presentation Applying your delivery skills_putting together all the oral, video, and audio effects and delivering them at the right pace Getting used to answering questions_by preparing for and anticipating post-presentation queries from the audience Filled with scores of helpful illustrations, this wide-ranging sourcebook also explains how to take humor seriously and incorporate it into a presentation...and how to use the “Audience Bill of Rights” to focus clearly on the needs of the audience. Comprehensive and completely up to date, the new edition of Say It With Presentations contains all the skills-building information, methods, tips, and pointers that business professionals need to win over clients and reap greater financial rewards.

Communicating For Results A Guide For Business And The Professions

Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495095842
Size: 72.66 MB
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This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS will give you a competitive edge in any business situation-from the initial interview to making skilled presentations (complete with professional visual aids) to assuming a leadership role. In addition, you'll find online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with the text's concepts, giving you a realistic glimpse into the business world and an opportunity to see how theory translates into practical action that will help you improve your chance of career success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Essentials Of Public Speaking

Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 049590113X
Size: 38.67 MB
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Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice and also offers intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking as well as up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. A strong emphasis on visual aids includes an insightful, four-color insert detailing how to get the most from your presentation materials. This edition features extended emphasis on critical thinking skills and student activities, as well as practical application of persuasive speaking theory. With ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING, 5e you also have the option of including a wealth of learning resources like Speech Builder Express 3.0 speech-outlining software, Speech Studio, InfoTrac College Edition, sample outlines, and more. It is an invaluable resource at a value price. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Presenting To Win

Author: Jerry Weissman
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780137005062
Size: 31.70 MB
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Thirty million presentations will be given today. Millions will fail. Millions more will be received with yawns. A rare few will establish the most profound connection, in which presenter and audience understand each other perfectly…discover common ground… and, together, decide to act. In this fully updated edition, Jerry Weissman, the world’s #1 presentation consultant, shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level audiences...and move them to action! He teaches presenters of all kinds how to dump those PowerPoint templates once and for all and tell compelling stories that focus on what’s in it for the audience. Weissman’s techniques have proven themselves with billions of dollars on the line. Thousands of his elite clients have already mastered them. Now it’s your turn! • What you must do to tell your story Focus before Flow: identifying your real goals and message • The power of the WIIFY: What’s In It For You Staying focused on what your audience really wants • Capture your audience in 90 seconds… and never let go! Opening Gambits and compelling linkages • Master the art of online Web conferencing Connecting with your invisible audience • From brainstorming through delivery Crafting the Power Presentation, one step at a time Named by FORTUNE Magazine as a "Must-Read" "Jerry Weissman makes the challenge of producing and delivering effective presentations delightfully simple. Read it and benefit!" Tim Koogle,Founding CEO, Yahoo! “A great read for all of us who have ever struggled with any aspect of our public speaking skills. Presenting to Win contains the same timeless techniques that helped me [18] years ago.” Jeff Raikes, former President, Microsoft Business Division, Microsoft Corporation, and CEO, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Jerry is The Man when it comes to making great pitches. If your pitch doesn’t get a whole lot better after reading this book, something is wrong with you.” Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director and Chairman, Garage Technology Ventures, and bestselling author of The Art of the Start “Presenting to Win is the shortest path to applause for any presenter. It will be your bible for the PowerPoint Age. It’s loaded with easy actions and real examples that really work. I’ve used them. I know.” Scott Cook, Founder, Intuit

Ft Essential Guide To Making Business Presentations

Author: Philip Khan-Panni
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 0273758527
Size: 52.13 MB
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The critical knowledge you need to plan, write and deliver your next presentation with maximum impact. Written by a co-founder of the Professional Speaking Association, this book focuses on getting you the results you need from your presentation, whether you are selling a product or service, a proposed change or even your own skills and abilities. It will show you how to persuade your audience by being relevant, clear, engaging and memorable. FINANCIAL TIMES ESSENTIAL GUIDES: THE KNOW-HOW YOU NEED TO GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT

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Infoworld

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