Presentations (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

  • 42m 51s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Feeling stressed about your upcoming presentation? Whether you're nervous about how you'll organize your thoughts or how you'll articulate them on the big day, Presentations provides the quick guidelines and expert tips you need to:

  • Craft your message
  • Prepare and rehearse effectively
  • Engage your audience
  • Manage Q&A sessions

Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly listen to and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The Key to Presenting
  • Chapter 2 - Why Give a Presentation?
  • Chapter 3 - Define Your Goal
  • Chapter 4 - Know Your Audience
  • Chapter 5 - Craft Your Message
  • Chapter 6 - Identify Your Resources
  • Chapter 7 - Plan the Visuals
  • Chapter 8 - Practice Your Delivery
  • Chapter 9 - Deliver Your Presentation
  • Chapter 10 - Manage the Response
  • Chapter 11 - Debrief Your Presentation
  • Chapter 12 - Follow Up with the Audience