Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Use to Communicate Your Strategy and Vision When the Stakes Are High

  • 2h 15m
  • Alan M. Perlman
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2006

Any successful leader will tell you: Giving a strong presentation is the most immediate and powerful way to set goals, form strategies, and sell your vision-to both internal and external audiences. Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations not only tells you how to plan and deliver your address, but also provides phrases for every part of the speech or presentation. Organized by speech type and audience, you'll be walked through the beginning, middle, and end of a speech, giving you effective phrases to use. This invaluable book includes:

  • A detailed review of building an effective presentation for a wide variety of meetings and conferences
  • Instructions and phrases for writing effective speeches for nearly 30 different groups and interests, from shareholders to commencements
  • Techniques you can use to become a more effective speaker

About the Author

Alan Perlman received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and his master’s and doctoral degrees from The University of Chicago. All three are in linguistics (the scientific study of language), with an emphasis on the history, grammar, sounds, meanings, and use of English. For 12 years, Alan taught linguistics and English composition at various colleges and universities, most recently at Wayne State University in Detroit. From 1981-2002 he was an executive speechwriter at Burroughs Corporation (now Unisys), General Motors, and Kraft Foods, where he developed speeches, articles, video scripts, and other high-level management communications. He is the author of numerous articles and four books on writing. Alan is currently a freelance writer, speech writer, and communications consultant.

In this Book

  • Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations—Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Use to Communicate Your Strategy and Vision When the Stakes Are High
  • What Makes a Great Speech?
  • Speeches at Internal Meetings and Conferences
  • Speeches to External Organizations
  • Specific Speech Situations
  • Ceremonial Speeches (Internal or External)
  • Phrases and Language Strategies for Specific Audiences
  • Becoming a More Effective Executive Speaker