The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence

How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and Authority
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Author(s): John Baldoni
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2013
Product Number: EB00723630
Released: Apr 15, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780814433805
Publisher: AMACOM
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Description

Your idea may be groundbreaking. The potential profits might be exhilarating. The time to act may be right now. But if you're not able to craft and deliver a clear message that doesn't lead the audience to gain your perspective as well, that can be the difference between your pitch being transformational and becoming forgettable. Whether in a meeting or a presentation, a watercooler conversation or a formal speech, a leader's most important job is to clearly and effectively communicate. The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence is a concise tool kit containing more than 100 practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority. Readers will discover how to:- Present their ideas clearly and provide context - Radiate confidence and put the audience at ease - Refine their delivery - Use stories to inform, involve, and inspire - Leverage the energy of any room - Convey optimism tempered with reality to gain buy-in - Turn PowerPoint presentations into performances - And moreWhen a leader learns to own the room with an authentic and persuasive speech, the audience will become putty in his or her hands. This handy little guide helps leaders achieve the kind of genuine presence that evolves into lasting trust and quantifiable influence.

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