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Show Time! A Guide to Making Effective Presentations (2e)

Show Time! A Guide to Making Effective Presentations (2e)
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ISBNs:  9781781191866 Pb / 2047 ePub / 2061 PDF
Year Published:  2015
Author:  Elizabeth P Tierney
Paperback:  12.95
ePub ebook:  8.95
PDF ebook:  8.95


 

This updated second edition of SHOW TIME! describes the key factors that make up a successful presentation. Advice is offered on:

  • Overcoming the various barriers to communication;
  • Using relaxation techniques to handle your nerves;
  • Understanding your audience;
  • Recognizing the impact of non-verbal language;
  • Improving the physical aspects such as posture, voice and attire;
  • Structuring the talk for clarity and retention;
  • Using notes effectively;
  • Designing clear visuals and handouts;
  • Handling questions skilfully;
  • And practising and planning beforehand.

 

Contents

FOREWORD

Chapter 1  INTRODUCTION

Chapter 2  COMMUNICATING

Chapter 3  USING NON-VERBAL LANGUAGE

Chapter 4  USING YOUR VOICE

Chapter 5  GETTING READY

Chapter 6  PREPARING YOUR SPEECH

Chapter 7  USING NOTES

Chapter 8 USING VISUALS AND HANDOUTS

Chapter 9  HANDLING QUESTIONS

Chapter 10  REHEARSING

Chapter 11  HANDLING YOUR NERVES

Chapter 12  IT’S SHOW TIME! 

 
I love the title of this book - SHOW TIME! I think it encapsulates what giving a good presentation is all about. It is a ‘must read’ for anyone who wants advance their career and is likely to be asked, at some point, to make a presentation. 
Ellen Gunning, Director, Irish Academy of Public Relations

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