Presenting with Credibility
Practical Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations
"Presenting with Credibility will make you an enchanting presenter. Read it if you want to take your presentation skills to the next level."
—Guy Kawasaki, Former Chief Evangelist of Apple.Trustee of Wikimedia Foundation, and best-selling author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and ten other books.
Credibility is the most important aspect of presenting. If you don't have credibility as a presenter, people will not believe your message and they will not buy your product, support your project or adopt your idea. Whether you are an executive, manager or teacher, this book will give you all the techniques you need to present with credibility. In a concise, easy to follow format, you will learn how to have presence and dynamism as a speaker and how to speak with authenticity. From knowing how to capture an audience in the first two minutes of your presentation, to speaking before an audience of senior executives, or delivering a keynote, Presenting with Credibility is packed with hundreds of practical tips as well as inspiration.
In today's fast-paced, competitive economy, those who can present an idea with clarity and persuade others, stand out from the crowd. Mastering the wealth of techniques outlined in this book will give you that extra edge.
—Jim Kouzes, co-author of the best-selling The Leadership Challenge and the Dean's Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
"Practical and instructive! Every page in this book is relevant. This is definitely a book worth reading."
—Marshall Goldsmith, million-selling author of New York Times bestsellers, What Got You Here Won't Get You There
"This book is filled with powerful and easy-to-understand guidance on how to create and deliver compelling presentations."
—Clifford I. Nass, Thomas M. Storke Professor at Stanford University and author of The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationship
"One of the best do-it-yourself manuals for presentation skills. If your job requires you to deliver presentations, you owe it to yourself to read this book."
—Karin Kirkpatrick, CEO, PCTIA, A Crown Corporation under the BC Ministry of Advanced Education
"Having knowledge is one thing, but having the skills to present your ideas is quite another. Presenting with Credibility provides a wealth of valuable insights that can help anyone develop these skill."
—Kirk Hill, Assistant Dean, External Relations, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
Publication Date: April 12, 2012