Perfect Presentation – Presenting, easier than you think

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My book Presenting, easier than you think is a 2.2 Mb PDF file.
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Here you can download a free 7-page excerpt about breathing and silence.

Other subjects covered in the complete PDF book are:
1. The two essentials of all presentations
– How you want to come across
2. How you communicate your image
– Three areas of activity
– ‘Fake it till you make it’
– The voice: worth much more attention
– Two exercises
3. The three most powerful presentation tools
– More about the smile
– More about eye contact
– The secret of the three most powerful presentation tools
– A last word about abdominal breathing
– Silence and presenting for small groups
– A powerful answer
– Conversation as a game
– Your inner silence
– A standing exercise
– Finally…
4. Selling and… ‘selling’
– Why people buy
5. Credibility
– Subjectivity
– Five elements
– Self-analysis
– Restricting dynamism
– Nerves: tricks or real solutions
– Setting up the room
– The right balance
– Confidence tricksters
6. Enthusiasm
– Enthusiasm and creativity
– Turning enthusiasm on
– Overkill
7. Self-esteem can be seen
– Behaviour
– Body
8. The three ingredients of all successful presentations
– Humour
– A further consideration
– More about motivation
– Them, not you
– RIEM
9. Communication is more than just facts and figures
– First build a bridge
– Subject
– Goal
– Message
– Sell what the product does
– What to say
– Listener orientation
10. Select your information
– ‘If in doubt, leave out!’
11. Another look at the learning process
– Comfort zone
12. The presentation begins with the invitation
– Create an exciting title
13. How to construct your presentation
– A powerful start
– Four sure-fire ways to get started
– What you intend to cover
– The body
– How long?
– Go for ‘Yes!’
– From point to point
– The end: verbal
– The end: non-verbal
– Impression and message
– Finished?
– A note about feedback
14. Theme
15. Why you should keep to your allotted time
– What time is it?
– Show respect: start on time
– Show respect: stop on time
– Finally…
16. And if you insist on reading aloud…
– Keeping the papers together
– PR consultants and ghost-writers
– Bridging expressions
17. Questions
– Plan the first question
– 10 golden tips
– Finally…
18. Presenting abroad
19. Improve your ‘click-ability’
– Some practical examples
20. Handouts
– Different sorts of handout
– Who are you?
21. Visual aids… or restrictions
– The choice
– Frequent errors
– General comments
– Flipchart + whiteboard
– Overhead projector
– Screen
– Overhead sheets
– ‘Show and shut up’
– Slides
– Computers + LCDs + video
– Special effects
22. Setting up the room
– Space
– Chairs
– Aisles
– Lectern
– Final note
23. Microphone
24. Make the most of your best
25. Letters… and presentations
26. Presenting with confidence: 18 golden tips
27. Exploding the myths
Further reading

 

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