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The Exceptional presenter: a proven formula to open up! and own the room

Author: Koegel, Timothy J. Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 188 p. : Ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1929774443Type of document: Book
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The Exceptional Presenter A Proven Formula to Open Up! and Own the Room Contents Acknowledgments xiii From the Author xv 1 The Exceptional Presenter 1 What Makes a Presenter Exceptional? 3 Open Up! 4 Own the Room 6 2 It's Not Where You Start, It's Where You Finish 11 Do Not Discount Your Potential as a Presenter 13 Do Not Underestimate the Power of Your Delivery 14 Do Not Underestimate How Often You Use These Skills 15 A Cascade of Benefits Awaits the Exceptional Presenter 17 How Are You Positioned as a Presenter? 19 3 Present to Win or Prepare to Lose 23 How Was Ito Know? No One Ever Told Me! 24 The Cost of Average Illustrated 27 What is the Cost of Average? 28 Rate Yourself as a Presenter 29 4 Organized: Structuring Your Story 31 What Did He Just Say? 32 The Five Components of Any Presentation 34 How to "Tell Them What You're Going to Tell Them" 38 Frame Your "Real Life" Presentation 40 How to "Tell Them" 41 How to "Tell Them What You Just Told Them" 42 End with a Purpose Statement 42 Attention-Grabbing Openings 43 If You Don't Look Organized, You Won't Appear Prepared 45 The 60/20 Rule 46 Presentation Prep Sheet 51 5 Passionate 53 The Power of Non-Verbal Communication 55 Posture 55 What is an Effective Base Posture When Standing? 59 The Most Common Presentation Posture: T-Rex 62 Other Speaker Positions and the Messages They Send 64 What is the Most Effective Seated Position? 66 Square Up 67 Presenting from Behind a Lectern 68 Fidgety Hands 71 Can You Handle the Pressure? 71 Five Tips to Appear Relaxed, Confident, and Professional 72 Practicing to Solidify Exceptional Posture 72 Gestures 73 Five Effective Ways to Incorporate Gestures 74 Visual Aids 79 Practice Opportunities Abound 80 Gestures in Summary 80 The Dynamics of Voice 82 Volume 84 Inflection 84 Pacing/Tempo 85 Eliminate Verbal Graffiti 87 Be Aware of the "Condescendors" 90 Observation Sheet 94 6 Engaging: To Earn Their Respect, You Must First Connect 95 Rules of Engagement 96 7 8 Natural 121 Understand Your Audience 125 Tips to Learn More about Your Audience 126 Questions to Ask 127 9 10 Practice 129 Delivery Skills Weekly Practice Chart 134 Quick on Your Feet: Conducting Successful QandA Sessions 135 QandA Tips and Techniques 136 QandA Reminders 139 Buying Time to Gather Your Thoughts 143 Team Presentations and QandA 146 Exceptional QandA: British Prime Minister Tony Blair 147 11 Using Nervous Energy to Create Positive Results 149 You're Not Different--Most People Get Nervous 150 The Mental Game of Presenting 151 Focus the Spotlight on Your Message and Your Audience 151 Convert Nervous Energy to Positive Energy 152 Techniques for Controlling the Fear 152 12 13 Your Introduction Is Important 159 Do Not Accept Average When You Can Be Exceptional 163 Conclusion 165 Presentation Sheets 167 Personal Improvement Goals 169 Presentation Assessment Form 170 Delivery Skills Weekly Practice Chart 173 Observation Sheet 179 Presentation Prep/Outline Sheet 181 About the Author 187

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