Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 12. Developing and Delivering Business Presentations
Over the past month, I attended three conferences.
Carmine Gallo, author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, has this YouTube video titled "Present Like Steve Jobs.
If you are going to do presentations, you will at some point face a problem with the equipment, room, technology, sound system, audience, or any number of possible things that could go wrong.
In my workshops, whenever I speak about using photos in a presentation, someone always asks about Google Images.
Introverts can seize the microphone -- and bring the house down.
Whether you're presenting to investors, customers, or employees, communications expert Bill Rosenthal says you should be sure to avoid these gestures.
Faced with the task of having to deliver a presentation "to people who are older than you, more important than you or more of an expert than you .
In my workshops it is common that participants ask about what they need to take into account when they must take their PowerPoint presentation to another computer on a USB drive instead of using a laptop.
You already know that you shouldn’t stand behind a podium, that it’s important to practice, and that PowerPoint can get boring.
I spoke last week to a group of executives and one of the challenges that I saw in their presentations was the tendency to put spreadsheets on their slides when talking about financial topics.
Peter Jeff (photo, left), adjunct public speaking instructor, says, "You can make your speechwriting sing by learning lessons from songwriters.
David Meadvin (photo, left), founder of the speechwriting firm Inkwell Strategies, is often asked "about how to write a winning speech.
Dave Johnson (photo, left), author of three dozen books and a former contributor to PC World and Wired, writes, "Mom always said not to judge a book by its cover, but the fact remains that most folks are going to judge the quality of your presentation by the quality of your visuals.
Learn how to convert a PowerPoint presentation into a sharable video.
Ian Griffin recently attended a forum where Kim A.
According to Nancy Duarte (photo, left), "Story is the most powerful way to persuade, whether you're persuading to sell your book or persuading to sell your idea.
“I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States …”
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Dave Johnson has good things to say about 9Slides - an online platform that allows users to upload slides and videos for a synchronized online presentation you can show to those who missed your live presentation.
"Though drafting and delivering a strong speech may seem daunting, these tips break down the process to make you look like a seasoned pro," says Farnoosh Brock (photo, left).
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