How to Access and Handle a Presentation Audience

How to Access and Handle a Presentation Audience

by James O'Rourke
     
 

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Confident Presenting (9780132354967) by James O’Rourke. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Know whom you’re speaking to, so you can give them what they want and need--and succeed brilliantly!

 

One key way to prepare for a presentation is to learn

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Confident Presenting (9780132354967) by James O’Rourke. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Know whom you’re speaking to, so you can give them what they want and need--and succeed brilliantly!

 

One key way to prepare for a presentation is to learn all you can about your prospective audience. Two things you most want to know are: What do they know about your topic, and how do they feel about it? Here are a few ideas for assessing their likely reaction to what you have to say....

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132685511
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
215 KB

Meet the Author

James O’Rourke teaches management and corporate communication at the University of Notre Dame, where he is a Concurrent Professor of Management and the Arthur F. and Mary J. O’Neil Director of the Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication. In a career spanning four decades, he has earned an international reputation in business and corporate communication. BusinessWeek magazine has named him one of the “outstanding faculty” in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. His publications include Management Communication: A Case Analysis Approach, Third Edition.

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