Powerful Presentations

Powerful Presentations

by Jacques Waisvisz

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Overview

Special Feature: This book offers eight unique self-evaluating exercises.

Many books have been written on the subject of public speaking. Often these voluminous books have been composed with the aspiring professional speaker in mind. However, most people do not want to become professional speakers. They just want to be able to address an audience, when required, and to deliver a presentation with grace, humour and confidence.

But most people are afraid! A study conducted by Reader's Digest and Yale University has, for twelve years in a row, concluded that the number one fear amongst 75 per cent of North Americans is the fear of speaking in front of a group of people. Why do we have this fear of speaking in public?

"Powerful Presentations" answers that question and suggests ways to overcome that fear. The book takes the reader through eight easy steps to write a presentation and eight secrets to present with power and confidence.

This practical book on public speaking will help students, managers, executives and, in fact, everyone to communicate with an audience in a competent manner.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148174226
Publisher: eBookIt.com
Publication date: 02/13/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Jacques Waisvisz, principal trainer and president of The Speaker's Coach, has over three decades experience in public speaking and training. Jacques is a hospitality/tourism industry expert and worked as a diplomat with the Canadian Government Tourism Department.

He has been actively involved with Toastmasters International for most of his professional career. In 1991, he became District Governor in Toastmasters International bilingual District 61 and he received the Distinguished Toastmaster accreditation (DTM). This is the highest leadership and educational certification awarded by Toastmasters. Jacques is one of the founding members of the Ottawa chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.

Over the years, Jacques has won numerous public speaking contests. As an international presenter, he has spoken to audiences in Canada, United States, Japan and Germany. Jacques has lectured at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ottawa, Canada.

The Speaker's Coach is a Canada-based international training and consulting firm. The Speaker's Coach offers "Team Building Through Powerful Communications" seminars. These seminars assist employees, managers and executives to gain greater confidence and become more effective when communicating with audiences either in-house or to outside audiences. The Speaker's Coach also offers unlimited access to seven minute webnuggets for employees of corporations. See abcspeakers.com for more information on these sessions.

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