How to be a Presentation God: Build, Design, and Deliver Presentations that Dominate

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How to build, design, and deliver a fire-breathing, wing-flapping, roar-bellowing behemoth of a presentation

Unlike most presentation books that say the same things regarding presentation design and delivery (less is more, get rid of bullets and use images, emulate Steve Jobs, and so on), How to Be a Presentation God actually divulges step-by-step secrets for how to build, design, and deliver blockbuster presentations.

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Overview

How to build, design, and deliver a fire-breathing, wing-flapping, roar-bellowing behemoth of a presentation

Unlike most presentation books that say the same things regarding presentation design and delivery (less is more, get rid of bullets and use images, emulate Steve Jobs, and so on), How to Be a Presentation God actually divulges step-by-step secrets for how to build, design, and deliver blockbuster presentations.

By providing entertaining and clever presentation insights, veteran presenter Scott Schwertly gives you the in's and out's for presenting yourself, your business, and your cause with an easy-to-implement approach.

  • Focuses on content, design, and delivery
  • Author is a regular speaker at national and regional industry conferences such as PowerPoint Live and Presentation Camps, and is the founder of the award-winning Ethos3 Communications
  • Author is the creator of an app, Present, that landed in the top-20 iPhone apps in the Business category on iTunes

How to be a Presentation God will ensure that your presentations reach a new level of effectiveness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470915844
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 447,804
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

SCOTT SCHWERTLY is founder of Ethos3 Communications, a presentation design and training firm with a client list that includes companies like Google and Pepsi, as well as successful speakers like Guy Kawasaki. And it's no wonder, since Ethos3 placed first in the business category at SlideShare's World's Best Presentation contest. Learn more at www.ethos3.com.
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Penelope Trunk vii

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1: A Killer in Our Midst 3

THE NEW ERA OF PRESENTATIONS 13

Chapter 2: Won’t “Good Enough” Do? 15

Chapter 3: Omniscient View 31

Chapter 4: The Pantheon of Presentation Gods 43

CONTENT 61

Chapter 5: Don’t Ruin Their Day! 63

Chapter 6: You Matter 84

Chapter 7: They Matter Even More 102

DESIGN 129

Chapter 8: Styles and Approaches 131

Chapter 9: Real Simple 152

Chapter 10: Parting the Clouds 170

DELIVERY 183

Chapter 11: Buckets and Butterflies 185

Chapter 12: Chatterbox 200

Chapter 13: Spread the Love 224

ENGAGE 241

Chapter 14: 100 Percent All-Natural Passion 243

RESOURCES 255

Index 256

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