Presentations For Dummies by Malcolm Kushner

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews


Whether you’re dealing with one person or one thousand, the ability to transmit ideas in a coherent and compelling fashion is one of the most important skills you can ever develop. Want to impress your colleagues? Convince your clients? Prove your point? The key to success is what you say. To get what you want in life, you have to present yourself forcefully, credibly, and convincingly.

If you need to land that big consulting job or launch a new initiative at the office, knowing how to present your case is half the battle. Luckily, Presentations For Dummies shows you the way. It gives you all the tools and tips you need to make your presentations flawless and effective, including proven advice on:Relating to your audienceOvercoming stage frightAdding flare with personal storiesUsing humor to loosen up the crowdMaking your point with visual aids

From getting prepared to dealing with unexpected problems while you’re the focus of attention, this handy guide covers everything you need to make all your presentations flawless. You’ll learn how to create fantastic, effective visual aids that make your point with passion, and a whole lot more:Gathering sources and compiling dataOrganizing your ideasImproving your timing for maximum impactUsing your pre-presentation nerves as an assetChoosing the perfect word in every instanceCrafting an introduction, conclusion, and transitionsUsing PowerPoint to make your pointUnderstanding what body language says about youSimple tricks for every situation

Written by consultant, humorist, and professional speaker Malcolm Kushner, Presentations For Dummies tells you everything you need to know — and do — to get it right from the start. But be careful, this powerful resource could make your presentations so good that you might have to give more of them.


About Malcolm Kushner

See more books from this Author
Malcolm Kushner is an internationally acclaimed expert on humor and communication who has been profiled in a number of publications and appeared on CNN, NPR, and The Larry King Show.
Published April 27, 2011 by For Dummies. 384 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

Rate this book!

Add Review