Presentation Essentials: The Tools You Need to Captivate Your Audience, Deliver Your Story, and Make Your Message Memorable

  • 4h 37m 3s
  • Anne Bruce, Sardek Love
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2022

Must-know tips and tools for crafting and delivering powerful presentations―from the new Essentials Series for business professionals

From one-on-one meetings to pitching to a packed convention center, knowing how to craft and deliver engaging presentations is an essential skill in every line of business. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to update your understanding of best practices, you’ll find what you need here in three easy to digest parts:

  • PART I: THE ESSENTIALS delivers a thorough explanation of presentation types, structure, openers, narrative (storytelling), closers, and more.
  • PART II: THE ESSENTIALS APPLIED teaches you how to effectively use images, improve your online presentation skills, developing your signature style, and more.
  • PART III: BEYOND THE ESSENTIALS delivers guidance if you want to become a professional presenter and takes you through the ongoing journey of presenting.
  • PLUS Presentation Structure Guidelines, a Presentation Development Worksheet, a Post Presentation Evaluation, and more!

Packed with smart tips, effective tools, insights, and a skills self-assessment, Presentation Essentials ensures you'll walk away feeling confident of your abilities and prepared to put your skills into action right away.

About the Author

Anne Bruce coaches a diverse array of professionals on the essentials required to soar to the next level in their careers. Clients for her presentation skill-building talks have included Columbia Business School, GEICO, JetBlue, Sony, Coca Cola, and more.

Sardek Love teaches business professionals how to craft and deliver powerfully engaging presentations. He has worked in 32 countries with clients including Abbott, AstraZeneca, Audi, Burger King, Chevron, Orange Theory Fitness, Procter and Gamble, and more.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - From Overcoming Hesitation to Giving a Great Presentation
  • Chapter 2 - Presentation Structure
  • Chapter 3 - The Different Types of Presentations
  • Chapter 4 - Crafting a Powerful Presentation
  • Chapter 5 - The Power of Storytelling
  • Chapter 6 - 13 Attention-Grabbing Openers
  • Chapter 7 - Presenting Visually Stunning Images
  • Chapter 8 - Making Your Presentations Unforgettable
  • Chapter 9 - Climactic Closers
  • Chapter 10 - Delivering Online Content
  • Chapter 11 - Developing a Signature Style
  • Chapter 12 - Delivering a Speech
  • Chapter 13 - Delivering Presentations for a Living
  • Chapter 14 - The Ongoing Journey of Presenting
  • Presentation Essentials Toolkit