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Presentations Plus: David Peoples' Proven Techniques, Revised 2nd Edition

Presentations Plus: David Peoples' Proven Techniques, Revised 2nd Edition

David A. Peoples

ISBN: 978-0-471-55956-6

May 1992

304 pages


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From the reviews of Presentations Plus --

"If you want some distilled wisdom on how to improve, read this book. The author shows how to develop and deliver an effective and exciting presentation, based on his own success on the battlefield of business. His methods are simple, practical, and proven; his approach is effective. Read the book and find out for yourself."
--Business Executive

"Who knows, reading [Presentations Plus] and applying its advice might just make you too valuable to keep in your present job at your present pay."
--Memphis Business Journal

"Crammed with pithy advice and tips"entertaining, readable...All very convincing, as it should be from someone of David Peoples' experience".
--British Business

"[David Peoples] dresses bare-bones theory with lively examples taken from his own experiences."
--Small Business Magazine

"Probably the best book on making oral presentations yet published."
--Management Accounting

Now, the best selling presentations how-to book ever written is better than ever! Containing a wealth of new material, this Second Edition includes all new chapters on team presentations, presentations as a marketing tool, hi-tech vs. low-tech visuals, and a "follow the bouncing ball" presentation planning guide. There are also more illustrations and checklists than in the first edition.

Whether you're pitching your services to a new account, presenting a formal report to top management, speaking before your professional association or even your town council, Presentations Plus, Second Edition is packed with all the strategies, guidelines, and principles you'll ever need to present, persuade, and win.
Presenting, Persuading, and Winning.

The Seven Deadly Sins.

Hot Drugs for Sweaty Palms.

Design the Close First.

It's Showtime—The Opening.

Getting Attention and Keeping Interest.

High Tech vs.

Low Tech.

The Presenter's Secret Weapon.

How to Handle Troublemakers.

Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse, Then Cheat.

Bad Habits and Distractions.

DOs and DON'Ts of Team Presentations.

Getting Them Back from the Break.

Time Control.

60 Tips in 60 Minutes.

Presentation Planning Guide.

Getting Good, Getting Better—The Critique.

Your Road to Glory.