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…  See more details below

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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
Introduction1
Pt. IBecoming Comfortable, Confident, and in Control5
1Becoming a Model Communicator7
2Communicating Complex Technical Information9
3Making Fears and Anxieties Work for You21
Pt. IICreating a Powerful Message in Ten Steps31
4Targeting Your Objective, Tailoring Your Message35
5Defining Your Image45
6Analyzing Your Audience57
7Designing Your Finish First, Your Start Second71
8Narrowing Your Main Points81
9Selecting Supporting Points91
10Organizing Your Content103
11Creating Visuals - From Low Tech to High Tech115
12Adding Variety145
13Rehearsing153
Pt. IIIMaking a Compelling Delivery161
14Communicating With Effective Body Language163
15Developing a Colorful, Expressive Voice173
16Using Humor187
17Handling Questions With Ease197
Pt. IVManaging Your Changing Environment207
18Setting the Stage209
19Creating Favorable Introductions221
20Videoconferencing225
21Communicating in a Borderless World235
22Analyzing Model Communicators243
23Shaping the Future253
Suggested Reading259
Index261

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