The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room

The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room

Timothy J. Koegel

Language: English

Pages: 188

ISBN: 1929774443

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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It's often reported that the number one fear among American adults is public speaking. But in today's competitive business world, effective communication is a crucial skill, and the cost of being less than effective is quite high. From the White House to boardrooms worldwide, Tim Koegel has strengthened presentations, media relations and communications skills of CEOs and world leaders alike with his renowned coaching abilities. His new book, The Exceptional Presenter, lays out his techniques in a format perfectly suited to today's busy world.



















point where you need to add the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission to your list of take-alongs. The question for every presenter then becomes: Is the technology making my presentation significantly better, or is it throwing me off my game? One disastrous mistake people make is going into a presentation completely dependent on PowerPoint or other tech devices to carry the presentation. Technological aids should be used to enhance the presentation. They should not BE the

one‘s eyes. A smile says, “I’ve done this before, I’m confident and I’ll do my best to make this an interesting and informative session.” A smile indicates that you are: Relaxed. Confident. Approachable. Prepared. Nervous people tend not to smile. People who are preoccupied or unprepared tend not to smile. Don’t hold your smile back. Show some teeth. If you say something that is intended to be funny, enjoy the moment. Keep your head and eyes up. If they laugh or smile, that’s wonderful. If

would you, in your own words, highlight the importance and relevance of the presentation to the audience.” This explanation seems to have more credibility coming from someone who is part of the group compared to coming from the speaker. For example, the end of the introduction might sound something like this: “Everyone in this room understands that competition has become much more intense in the last 12 months. We know that in order to succeed, it is critical that we change the way we

accomplishments, awards, honors received and the expertise of the speaker. By saying, “I’m going to read to you the introduction Katy just handed me,” you are setting Katy up to look braggadocios. “Listen to all the great things Katy has to say about herself.” If you are unable to get a written introduction from the speaker, prepare the introduction yourself. Include The 3Ps of Introductions. Professional background of the speaker—title, honors, awards, experience. Personal background—family,

If you cannot clearly define your objective, then there is probably not a compelling reason to do the presentation. The purpose statement and objective set the agenda. By defining the objectives/agenda, you signal to your audience that you are organized, prepared and focused. A well-defined objective suggests competence. 3. Position/Situation/Issues How are things positioned? What is the situation? What are the issues? Outline the issues, concerns, fears, expectations, successes or obstacles

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