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Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified (Demystified)

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Take the mystery out of effective, fear-free public speaking

This latest book in the Demystified series takes the confusion out of preparing for and delivering speeches and presentations. Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified walks you step-by-step through the fundamentals of the subject and provides you with techniques for effective speaking, avoiding common errors, and overcoming stage fright. With these skills, you will feel confident in business and social situations when you find yourself in the spotlight.

About the Author

Melody Templeton has served on the faculties of the Wharton MBA and Executive MBA programs. She has lead thousands of seminars with Fortune 500 companies, industry organizations, and college students.

Table of Contents

Part I. Getting Started
  • Self-assessment
  • 7 ways to stop procrastination
  • Why are you speaking?
  • Analyzing your audience

Part II. Formatting your material

  • Gathering information
  • Putting the pieces in order
  • Language style choices
  • Organizing your key points
  • Intros and conclusions

Part III. Stand and Deliver

  • Room arrangements
  • PowerPoint, props and visuals
  • Vocal tips and language usage
  • Non-verbal tips and faux pas
  • Q + A

Part IV. Special Situations

  • Group presentations
  • Your place or mine?
  • Panel presentations
  • Funerals and weddings
  • “Stuff happens” - Murphy was an optimist

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071601214
Author:
Templeton, Melody
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Templeton Melody
Subject:
Professional - General
Subject:
Professional
Subject:
seminar, meeting, corporate, communication, speech, powerpoint, discussion, point of view, POV, agenda, agreement
Subject:
Public Speaking
Subject:
Oral communication
Subject:
Reference-Speech and Debate
Copyright:
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
259
Dimensions:
9.26x7.38x.56 in. .82 lbs.

Related Subjects

Business » General
Business » Personal Skills
Reference » Speech and Debate

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