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Public speaking and presentations demystified, Melody Templeton

Label
Public speaking and presentations demystified
Title
Public speaking and presentations demystified
Statement of responsibility
Melody Templeton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From The Back Cover: Get your message across confidently without breaking a sweat! Are you going to make a speech or prepare a presentation but don't know where to start? With Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified you'll learn how to conquer your fears and present your ideas eloquently. At your own pace, you will learn how to brainstorm your topic, analyze your potential audience and the message you'll want them to hear, and prepare for the actual day. To help you with any nervousness you might have, author and public speaking expert melody Templeton offers you tips on beating performance anxiety and overcoming stage fright. This fast and easy guide features: essential techniques and tricks for any speaking occasion; advice on everything from body language to visual aids, Q and As, metaphors, and more; hands-on exercises that help you monitor your progress. Perfect for professionals and students alike, Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified will help you feel at ease in the spotlight in school, social, and work situations
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Templeton, Melody
Dewey number
808.5/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4121
LC item number
.T395 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Demystified series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public speaking
  • Oral communication
Label
Public speaking and presentations demystified, Melody Templeton
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A self-teaching guide"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Getting Started -- Chapter 1: What do I do first? -- Jump start -- Why are you speaking? -- Why are you speaking? -- Mental preparation -- Now what? -- Chapter 2: Audience analysis -- Demographics: statistical characteristics -- Psychographics: attitudes, values, and interests -- Situation -- Chapter 3: Finding information to support your ideas -- What information do I include? -- Sources of information -- Types of data -- Part 2: Putting The Pieces Together -- Chapter 4: Putting the pieces in order -- Chronological pattern -- Spatial pattern -- Topical pattern -- Cause-and-effect pattern -- Problem-solution pattern -- Value or importance pattern -- BLUF or inverted-pyramid pattern -- Symposium style -- Chapter 5: Creating an outline -- Outline format rules -- Scramble-message exercise -- Chapter 6: Creating an introduction -- Tips for a successful introduction -- Goals for your introduction -- Techniques that get attention -- Chapter 7: Building a powerful conclusion -- Avoid conclusion pitfalls -- Goals for your conclusion -- Conclusion techniques -- Observe and improve -- Chapter 8: Using notes -- Why should I use notes in addition to my slides? -- Preparing your notes -- Practicing with your cards -- Using card during the presentation -- Chapter 9: Creating great slides -- Two words of warning -- Templates -- Fonts -- Wording -- Images -- Transitions -- Using your slides with style -- Word about rules -- Part 3: Stand And Deliver -- Chapter 10: Dealing with anxiety -- Stage fright -- Methods to combat fear while preparing -- Methods to combat fear on the day of your presentation -- Chapter 11: Are you listening? -- Listening distractions -- Listening strategies -- Listening facts -- Chapter 12: Keep the audience interested by using your voice -- Using your voice -- Using language -- In addition -- Chapter 13: Nonverbal communication -- Elements of nonverbal communication -- Determining nonverbal cues -- Top ten negative nonverbal cues -- Final word on nonverbal communication -- Chapter 14: Where shall we meet? -- Location, location, location -- Large-room arrangements: fifty participants or more -- Midsized-room arrangements: eight to forty people -- Small-room arrangements -- Room size and shape -- Hygiene factors -- Chapter 15: Are there any questions? -- When to take questions -- Techniques for fielding questions -- How to improve your answering skills -- Part 4: Special Situations -- Chapter 16: Webinars and online presentations -- Webinars and teleconferences -- Preparing to lead a program -- Preparing your slides -- Day before your class --- Day of your class -- After the session -- Chapter 17: Special occasions -- Offering a toast at a wedding, retirement, or birthday celebration -- Eulogies -- Campaign speeches -- Making an introduction -- Chairing a meeting -- Chapter 18: Presenting as a team -- Why use a team of speakers? -- Preparing for a group presentation -- Presenting as a group -- Chapter 19: Stuff happens -- Risks you can avoid -- Risks you can prepare for -- Emergencies -- Disasters -- Serendipity -- Answer key -- Tips from the pros bios -- Index
Control code
1370035
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780071601214
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009030255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Stock number
1290755
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1370035
  • (OCoLC)429227201
Label
Public speaking and presentations demystified, Melody Templeton
Link
Publication
Note
"A self-teaching guide"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Getting Started -- Chapter 1: What do I do first? -- Jump start -- Why are you speaking? -- Why are you speaking? -- Mental preparation -- Now what? -- Chapter 2: Audience analysis -- Demographics: statistical characteristics -- Psychographics: attitudes, values, and interests -- Situation -- Chapter 3: Finding information to support your ideas -- What information do I include? -- Sources of information -- Types of data -- Part 2: Putting The Pieces Together -- Chapter 4: Putting the pieces in order -- Chronological pattern -- Spatial pattern -- Topical pattern -- Cause-and-effect pattern -- Problem-solution pattern -- Value or importance pattern -- BLUF or inverted-pyramid pattern -- Symposium style -- Chapter 5: Creating an outline -- Outline format rules -- Scramble-message exercise -- Chapter 6: Creating an introduction -- Tips for a successful introduction -- Goals for your introduction -- Techniques that get attention -- Chapter 7: Building a powerful conclusion -- Avoid conclusion pitfalls -- Goals for your conclusion -- Conclusion techniques -- Observe and improve -- Chapter 8: Using notes -- Why should I use notes in addition to my slides? -- Preparing your notes -- Practicing with your cards -- Using card during the presentation -- Chapter 9: Creating great slides -- Two words of warning -- Templates -- Fonts -- Wording -- Images -- Transitions -- Using your slides with style -- Word about rules -- Part 3: Stand And Deliver -- Chapter 10: Dealing with anxiety -- Stage fright -- Methods to combat fear while preparing -- Methods to combat fear on the day of your presentation -- Chapter 11: Are you listening? -- Listening distractions -- Listening strategies -- Listening facts -- Chapter 12: Keep the audience interested by using your voice -- Using your voice -- Using language -- In addition -- Chapter 13: Nonverbal communication -- Elements of nonverbal communication -- Determining nonverbal cues -- Top ten negative nonverbal cues -- Final word on nonverbal communication -- Chapter 14: Where shall we meet? -- Location, location, location -- Large-room arrangements: fifty participants or more -- Midsized-room arrangements: eight to forty people -- Small-room arrangements -- Room size and shape -- Hygiene factors -- Chapter 15: Are there any questions? -- When to take questions -- Techniques for fielding questions -- How to improve your answering skills -- Part 4: Special Situations -- Chapter 16: Webinars and online presentations -- Webinars and teleconferences -- Preparing to lead a program -- Preparing your slides -- Day before your class --- Day of your class -- After the session -- Chapter 17: Special occasions -- Offering a toast at a wedding, retirement, or birthday celebration -- Eulogies -- Campaign speeches -- Making an introduction -- Chairing a meeting -- Chapter 18: Presenting as a team -- Why use a team of speakers? -- Preparing for a group presentation -- Presenting as a group -- Chapter 19: Stuff happens -- Risks you can avoid -- Risks you can prepare for -- Emergencies -- Disasters -- Serendipity -- Answer key -- Tips from the pros bios -- Index
Control code
1370035
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780071601214
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009030255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Stock number
1290755
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1370035
  • (OCoLC)429227201

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