Impact: Simplify, Transform and Perform Pitches and Presentations

Impact: Simplify, Transform and Perform Pitches and Presentations

by Nick Kindler

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Overview

Make yourself heard.

Faced with a dizzying array of platforms, from Adobe Connect to Zoom, the simple act of communicating has become increasingly complex-even daunting. How can you share your knowledge and be heard in a world that never stops talking?

In Impact, keynote speaker and communication coach Nick Kindler shares the tried and tested methods he's used to transform subject-matter experts into dynamic, impactful speakers. Informed by his years with TED Talks and Singularity University, Kindler guides you through the steps to creating an unforgettable presentation, from concept to performance.

Through case studies, exercises, and action items, you'll learn how to create clarity, understanding, and engagement by simplifying and honing your topic, developing a powerful presentation framework, and mastering the science of storytelling. You'll move through the essentials of creating a purpose statement, building a story structure, and using compelling language that captures and engages your audience. Finally, you'll learn to deliver your knowledge in a way that commands attention-from memorization and rehearsal methods to vocal techniques and body language. And you'll learn how to position your lighting, background, and microphone for a flawless on-screen performance.

Whether you're a student, someone just starting their career, or someone who has been working for years, your ability to authentically communicate and connect with others is a differentiator that will shape your success. You will begin to engage others in a way you never imagined before, and share your gifts of knowledge and ideas with the world.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781774581100
Publisher: Kindler and Company Inc.
Publication date: 05/06/2021
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

A keynote speaker, communication coach, and eternal entrepreneur, Nick Kindler works with leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists, and academics to become stronger, more effective communicators and speakers. A passionate advocate for innovation and communication, he is Head of Programming SingularityU Canada, former coach and Director of Programming at TEDxToronto, and co-founder of speaker development agency Talk Boutique. As founder and CEO of Kindler & Company, he provides transformational learning experiences that help leaders become better communicators.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Part 1: Simplify

Chapter 1: The Path to Impact

Chapter 2: Your Idea Matters

Chapter 3: The Secret of Structure

Chapter 4: An Ending to Remember

Part 2: Transform

Chapter 5: Why Story Matters

Chapter 6: The Story Spine

Chapter 7: The Power of Emotional Language

Chapter 8: Tell Your Story

Part 3: Perform

Chapter 9: Behind the Curtain

Chapter 10: The Use of Visuals

Chapter 11: Claiming Your Space

Chapter 12: Body Language

Chapter 13: Your Face and Voice

Chapter 14: Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse

Conclusion: Time to Deliver

Acknowledgements

Notes

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