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Presentation Skills For Technical Professionals

Presentation Skills For Technical Professionals

by Naomi Karten
     
 

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Your technical skills and professional expertise are evidence of your ability to accomplish difficult tasks. Strong presentation skills can help you further advance your career. The ability to present articulately to customers, management, peers and others can significantly enhance your credibility, clout, and professional status. Delivering presentations at work or

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Your technical skills and professional expertise are evidence of your ability to accomplish difficult tasks. Strong presentation skills can help you further advance your career. The ability to present articulately to customers, management, peers and others can significantly enhance your credibility, clout, and professional status. Delivering presentations at work or professional events is an unbeatable way to gain a reputation as a valued employee and an expert in your field.

If you have ever tried to get out of giving a presentation because of nerves, or if you feel there is room for improvement in your presentation techniques, then Presentation Skills for Technical Professionals is for you. This book gives you invaluable tips on how to make your presentation clear and accessible, how to interact with your audience and how to retain their interest while keeping your anxiety under control. Naomi Karten has used her vast experience - both positive and negative - on the front lines of public speaking to provide key advice (and many chuckles!) in this engrossing read for the technical professional.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

‘… It’s an easy and entertaining read, and I learned a lot… There is lots more great information about all aspects of presenting in this book. I highly recommend it to everyone who ever has to make a presentation’

Lisa Crispin, co-author of "Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams

Tom Cagley

'If you’re only going to read the first paragraph of this review, I will share the bottom line. If you get up in front of people, real or virtual, buy Presentation Skills for Technical Professionals: Achieving Excellence. Assuming you read at least one part of the book, you will have the tools to raise your game as a presenter ... Buy it, read it, use it as a reference.'

Tom Cagley, Editor at Software Process and Measurement Cast; Review taken from Podcast 117.

Pam Boiros

'Offers invaluable tips on how to make presentations clear and accessible. From topics such as concisely outlining the aspects of good and bad presentations to effectively interacting with the audience, the advice is practical and geared specifically to a technical professional.'

CIO Magazine - Julian Goldsmith

'Presentation Skills for Technical Professionals by Naomi Karten is an expansive guide to honing the skills needed to wow an audience.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849280730
Publisher:
IT Governance
Publication date:
09/23/2010
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Highly experienced professional speaker and seminar leader, Naomi Karten has spent most of her career working in and with IT organisations. Drawing on her psychology and IT background, Naomi works with numerous organisations to help them improve customer satisfaction, manage change, and strengthen teamwork.

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