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Speak with Power, Passion and Pizzazz!: 222 Dynamite Tips to Dazzle Your Audience

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Speak with Power, Passion and Pizzazz! captures the essence of public speaking at the dawn of the 21st century and clearly articulates what today’s audience wants and what you must deliver.  Without elaborate discussions, this book presents concise, practical, proven ideas on how to engage, energize, and elate your audience.  Whether you are a salesperson pitching your products, a manager trying to motivate your team, an executive taking your message on the road, a project manager showing project ...

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Overview

Speak with Power, Passion and Pizzazz! captures the essence of public speaking at the dawn of the 21st century and clearly articulates what today’s audience wants and what you must deliver.  Without elaborate discussions, this book presents concise, practical, proven ideas on how to engage, energize, and elate your audience.  Whether you are a salesperson pitching your products, a manager trying to motivate your team, an executive taking your message on the road, a project manager showing project progress to your customer, a scientist presenting research results, a speaker delivering a keynote, a trainer conducting a seminar, or whatever your job may involve, you are probably standing in front of an audience at an ever-increasing rate. This book will help you become the best speaker you can be with its easy-to-follow and quick-to-master tips. In this book you will learn:

. The No. 1 secret of public speaking

. Five levels of presentation skills you MUST master

. Keys to eliminating those butterflies in your stomach before you stand up . How to make a lasting positive first impression . How to get standing ovations with forceful finales . How to turn your presentation into a powerful performance . The do’s and don’ts of PowerPoint slide presentations . Ten audience turnoffs you should NEVER do . More than 222 dynamite tips to dazzle your audience!

 

About the authors

Dr. Prasad Kodukula (President, Kodukula & Associates, Inc.) is a motivational speaker, accomplished engineer, award-winning educator, executive coach, and inventor with twenty years of professional experience. He regularly speaks on a variety of topics including communication skills, leadership, project management, change management, and creativity/innovation. Known for his boundless energy and enthusiasm, Prasad consistently receives rave reviews on his keynote speeches and seminars from audiences spanning twelve countries. His clients include fifteen of the Fortune 100 companies and the United States Government. He is a contributing author on four books and has co-authored two books and more than forty technical articles.

Ms. Susan Meyer-Miller (President, SpeakerUSA) is a motivational speaker, business trainer, and management consultant specializing in communication skills, leadership, customer service, and women’s issues.  She has spoken to people in eight countries and is consistently praised for her dynamism and humor. She has trained professionals in the private and public sectors and non-profit organizations. Susan is an active writer and has won regional and national awards with the American Business Women’s Association, where she has held many leadership positions. She is the author of the book SOS! 101 Solutions to Overcome Stress.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587362569
  • Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 8.14 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1.   Top 10 Tips

2.   Do You Know Your Customers?

3.   Bold Beginnings

4.   What Adults Want

5.   Let’s Get Physical!

6.   Enhancing Retention

7.   “It’s the Edutainment, Stupid!”

8.   Energizing Your Audience

9.   Exercise Excellence

10.  Humorous Encounters

11.  Media Matters

12.  Equipment Etiquette

13.  Slide Rules

14.  Banishing Butterflies

15.  Handling Difficult People

16.  Have Any Questions?

17.  Feedback Loops

18.  Ten Audience Turnoffs

19.  Forceful Finales

20.  Bonus Bites About the Authors END

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