How to Prepare, Stage, and Deliver Winning Presentations / Edition 3

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"Business growth is becoming increasingly dependent on partnerships, joint ventures, and other strategic alliances. Consequently, the ability of professionals to articulate their ideas well to others has become increasingly essential. How to Prepare, Stage, and Deliver Winning Presentations, now in a thoroughly updated edition, gives readers a proven and practical approach to increase their knowledge, capabilities, confidence, and success. The book provides proven, practical advice on communicating essential information when it matters most. Readers will learn how to:

• Make their case using persuasive supporting materials that illuminate and inspire

• Win over audiences with sound strategy, organization, and persuasive evidence

• Use visual aids using current technologies such as computer graphics, LCD projectors, and Web-interactive methods

• Create a positive impression through voice, language, and nonverbal impressions

This is an essential book for all professionals seeking to influence decision makers, win contracts, and enhance their careers."

Certificate of Excellence -- Winner: 2004 Published How-To & Reference Book Category. — San Diego Book Awards Association

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Editorial Reviews

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Named by Presentations Magazine to its 'Top of the Class' List:: "We recommend [this book] to anyone who has been asked to present and hasn't stepped up to a podium since college. The book is well-written, easy to read and full of solid basics on presenting. It's a great book for any presenter's bookshelf."

Morning Star Telegram
easy to use process for creating and giving presentations, presents new strategies tailored to the demands of 21st-century business.
Ft.Worth TX Dallas
we recommend [this book] to anyone who has been passed to present and hasn't stepped up to a podium since college. The book is well-written, easy to read and full of solid basics on presenting. It's a great book for any presenter's bookshelf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814472316
  • Publisher: AMACOM Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Leech (San Diego, CA) is a nationally-known presentations consultant, executive speech coach and professional speaker whose clients include many Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of Say It Like Shakespeare.

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Table of Contents

"Preface to the Third Edition

1. Presentations -- Vital to Success in a Changing World

2. Overview -- The Fundamental Fifteen Keys to Success

3. Becoming a Winning Presenter

4. Plan -- Analyze & Strategize

5. Organize -- Sort Out Your Ideas to Clarify & Convince

6. Support -- Make Your Case

7. Stage -- Ensure Smooth Operations

8. Deliver -- Show Time

9. Interact -- Presentations Are a Two-way Process

10. Follow Up -- It Ain’t over ‘Til It’s Over

11. Not Just One but a Winning Team

12. Making Sure It’s Not Greek to Them -- International Presentations



Suggestions for Further Reading"

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