Winning Presentation in a Day: Get It Done Right, Get It Done Fast

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Sooner or later, everyone has to give a presentation, whether at work (a sales call, a briefing to the boss, participating in a seminar) or in personal life (a class report, speaking at a community organization, leading a program at church or synagogue). Yet the idea of getting up in front of others absolutely terrifies many people. This handy guide shows readers how to overcome their fear and create a great presentation quickly and easily. Written by small business expert and syndicated columnist Rhonda Abrams, ...

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Overview

Sooner or later, everyone has to give a presentation, whether at work (a sales call, a briefing to the boss, participating in a seminar) or in personal life (a class report, speaking at a community organization, leading a program at church or synagogue). Yet the idea of getting up in front of others absolutely terrifies many people. This handy guide shows readers how to overcome their fear and create a great presentation quickly and easily. Written by small business expert and syndicated columnist Rhonda Abrams, this book covers all the most important aspects of developing and delivering a successful presentation, including: content; organizing an effective message; delivery techniques such as pacing, humor, statistics, and storytelling; handouts, graphs, charts, and other tools; managing the Q&A; making a good impression; and conquering stage fright. Also included are equipment tips and techniques for videoconferences and teleconferences.

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Winning Presentation In A Day is designed for people who need to create a presentation quickly for:

·         Company reports, budget presentations, corporate briefings

·         Reports to clients

·         Keynote speeches

·         Sales calls or presentations

·         Workshops, seminars, or training sessions

·         Conferences, conventions, trade shows

·         Webinars, phone or video conferences

·         Panels and multi-person presentations

·         Business plan presentations

·         New product demonstrations

·         Presentations to potential funders

·         Class reports

·         Community organizations, churches, synagogues, mosques

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780974080161
  • Publisher: Planning Shop, The
  • Publication date: 1/9/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 211
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Entrepreneur, author, and nationally syndicated columnist Rhonda Abrams is widely recognized as one of the leading experts on entrepreneurship and small business. Rhonda’s column for USA Today, “Small Business Strategies,” the most widely distributed column on small business and entrepreneurship in the United States, reaches tens of millions of readers each week. She has written more than a dozen other books on entrepreneurship and her books have sold more than a million copies. Sign up for her monthly newsletter at planningshop.com.

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Table of Contents

About Rhonda Abrams
The In a day promise
Need a winning presentation fast? : this book is for you!
Overview : what's a presentation?
Step 1 Gather the details 3
Step 2 Content 23
Step 3 Organization 41
Step 4 Delivering your message 63
Step 5 Audience interaction 77
Step 6 Working with visual aids 95
Step 7 Getting started with PowerPoint 113
Step 8 Slide rules 143
Step 9 Enhancing your PowerPoint presentation : advanced techniques 157
Troubleshooting : when good presentations go bad 181
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  • Posted October 4, 2009

    Winning Presentations

    I purchased this book however my computer was newer than the information provided in the text. However since I was a novice to power point it did help with a few informative suggestions.

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