Technically Speaking: A Guide for Communicating Complex Information / Edition 1

Technically Speaking: A Guide for Communicating Complex Information / Edition 1

by D'Arcy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574770519

ISBN-13: 9781574770513

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Battelle Press

Compelling presentations are difficult to create, and technical presentations are even more challenging. Technically Speaking provides valuable insight into the process of conveying information, whether technical or not. Written with clarity, the guide covers practically every aspect of the art of communicating effectively. Jan D'Arcy has reduced what, for

Overview

Compelling presentations are difficult to create, and technical presentations are even more challenging. Technically Speaking provides valuable insight into the process of conveying information, whether technical or not. Written with clarity, the guide covers practically every aspect of the art of communicating effectively. Jan D'Arcy has reduced what, for some, is a formidable process to a simple system for developing and delivering a powerful message.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574770513
Publisher:
Battelle Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Part I. Becoming Comfortable, Confident, and In Control

Chapter 1
Becoming a Model Communicator

Chapter 2
Communicating Complex Technical Information

Chapter 3
Making Fears and Anxieties Work for You

Part II. Creating a Powerful Message in Ten Steps

Chapter 4
Step One: Targeting Your Objective, Tailoring Your Message

Chapter 5
Step Two: Defining Your Image

Chapter 6
Step Three: Analyzing Your Audience

Chapter 7
Step Four: Designing Your Finish First, Your Start Second

Chapter 8
Step Five: Narrowing Your Main Points

Chapter 9
Step Six: Selecting Supporting Points

Chapter 10
Step Seven: Organizing Your Content

Chapter 11
Step Eight: Creating Visuals--From Low Tech to High Tech

Chapter 12
Step Nine: Adding Variety

Chapter 13
Step Ten: Rehearsing

Part III. Making a Compelling Delivery

Chapter 14
Communicating with Effective Body Language

Chapter 15
Developing a Colorful, Expressive Voice

Chapter 16
Using Humor

Chapter 17
Handling Questions With Ease

Part IV. Controlling Your Environment

Chapter 18
Setting the Stage

Chapter 19
Creating Favorable Introductions

Chapter 20
Videoconferencing

Chapter 21
Communicating in a Borderless World

Chapter 22
Analyzing Model Communicators

Chapter 23
Shaping the Future

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