Mastering Presentations: Be the Undisputed Expert when You Deliver Presentations (Even If You Feel Like You're Going to Throw Up)

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A simple four-step process for delivering winning presentations

Mastering Presentations explains how entrepreneurs and small business owners can use guest speaking opportunities to generate rapport with audiences in order to foster business relationships with these audiences. The book provides a simple four-step process for giving presentations that helps eliminate the butterflies and increase self-confidence. It offers tips such as the 10 speaking venues that can generate more ...

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Overview

A simple four-step process for delivering winning presentations

Mastering Presentations explains how entrepreneurs and small business owners can use guest speaking opportunities to generate rapport with audiences in order to foster business relationships with these audiences. The book provides a simple four-step process for giving presentations that helps eliminate the butterflies and increase self-confidence. It offers tips such as the 10 speaking venues that can generate more clients and credibility, an easy way to improve your memory that will help you present more confidently, a simple, but powerful process to design your presentation in 15-minutes (or less), and more.

  • Explains how and why speaking to groups is a quick and easy way to generate positive, word-of-mouth advertising for your company
  • Lists PowerPoint mistakes that will kill your chances of success and how to avoid them
  • Offers tips on how to lead fearless question and answer sessions

The energy and enthusiasm of a great presentation is contagious, and public speaking is a great way to channel this energy and generate a loyal following.

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What People Are Saying

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“This is a powerful, practical book that shows you how to make great talks and presentations that really influence your audience.”—Brian Tracy, author of Speak to Win
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118484302
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/10/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 155
  • Sales rank: 1,450,717
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

DOUG STANEART is the President and CEO of The Leader's Institute, LLC, an international public speaking training and team-building event company. The Leader's Institute offers The Fearless Presentations public speaking class in over 50 cities around the world.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why This Book Was Written ix

Chapter 1: The Presenter Who Speaks with Poise and Confidence Is Always Seen as the Expert 1

Chapter 2: A Simple Way to Design Presentations in 15 Minutes or Less 11

Chapter 3: Add Tremendous Impact to Your Presentations and Become the "Go-To" Expert 29

Chapter 4: Putting Your Dynamic Presentation Together and Delivering It without Any Notes 63

Chapter 5: PowerPoint Mistakes That Will Kill Your Chances of Doing Well and How to Avoid Them 73

Chapter 6: Speaking Venues That Can Generate More Clients and Credibility 87

Chapter 7: How to Make Millions of Dollars Using Presentation Skills on YouTube and Podcasting Websites 111

Chapter 8: If You Want Big Contracts, Get Really Good at Short List Presentations 121

Chapter 9: Fearless Question and Answer Sessions 135

Chapter 10: Seven Deadly Sins That Will Turn Off Audiences 141

What's Next? 153

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