Boost Your Presentation IQ: Proven Techniques for Winning Presentations and Speeches
Author: Marilyn Pincus
PDF | 188 pages | 1.75 MB
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (2006)
Improve your presentation skills, gain confidence, and get results–fast!
Become a presentation genius without spending painstaking hours practicing and polishing.
This book reveals how you can create powerful presentations and speeches for any business setting. Through an interactive format that features multiple-choice questions, you will determine your "Presentation IQ." Business consultant Marilyn Pincus delivers strategies for determining the best type of presentation to give, sample phrases for attention-getting beginnings and motivational endings, Q&A sessions, effective visual aids, and strategies for putting together a presentation fast.
Whether you're delivering a keynote address to a large audience or giving news to your staff, the response you generate depends on how well people relate to you. Management consultant Marilyn Pincus takes you through this entertaining and interactive guide, offering 50 multiple-choice questions to help you determine your "Presentation IQ." In minutes, you'll know where your strengths and weaknesses lie, and discover a wide range of ways to improve your technique. Inside, you'll find:
- Strategies for determining the best type of presentation to give
- Sample phrases for attention-getting beginnings and motivational endings
- Tips for soliciting feedback
- Lists of words to use for success, as well as boring and overused words to avoid
- A guide to the most effective visual aids
- Advice for handling questions from the audience
- A handy cheat-sheet for putting together a presentation at the last minute
"Marilyn Pincus shows you how to have impact whether you are speaking for 5 minutes or 6 hours!"–Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics, Ltd.
"Help on every page for even the most poised and experienced presenter/communicator…a fresh approach to a subject that bedevils us all…how to effectively reach our audiences."–Paul M. Sanchez, ABC, APR, Communication Business Leader, Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Europe
"Marilyn Pincus unveils strategies every great speaker uses."–Angela Schelp, Executive Speakers Bureau