Chapter 1 - Everything is a presentation Chapter 2 - Becoming a Skilled Presenter Chapter 3 - The Importance of Preparation Chapter 4 - Logistics and Practicalities Chapter 5 - What's Your Outcome? Chapter 6 - Understanding your Audience Chapter 7 - Shaping the Presentation Chapter 8 - Adding 'Flavour' to Generate Interest Chapter 9 - Using Visual Aids Effectively Chapter 10 - Starting and Ending with a Bang Chapter 11 - Organising your notes Chapter 12 - Rehearsing and timing Chapter 13 - Dealing with nerves and anxiety Chapter 14 - Getting Off to a Good Start Chapter 15 - Posture, Body Language and Movement Chapter 16 - Maximising Your Voice Chapter 17 - Rhetorical Techniques Chapter 18 - Impact, Gravitas and Wow Chapter 19 - Handling Questions Chapter 20 - How Am I Doing? Chapter 21 - Anticipating & Handling Problems Chapter 22 - Presenting in Different Situations Appendix Various checklists regarding preparation, audience etc Resources: Books, training, websites etc
Everything in life is a presentation and Present with Impact and Confidence: Teach Yourself shows you how to overcome nerves and anxiety and how to bring the 'wow' factor to your presentations and public speaking.
Amanda Vickers and Steve Bavister. Amanda is a Director of Speak First, a training and coaching consultancy that specialises in Presentation Skills and Personal Impact. Steve is a director of Infinite Potential, a training and coaching consultancy specialising in all aspects of communication. They are the authors of the best-selling title 'Essential NLP' [Teach Yourself ].