Presentation Skills: Educate, Inspire and Engage Your Audience

  • 1h 43m
  • Michael Weiss
  • Business Expert Press
  • 2015

A Presentation is not a meeting; it's a Performance! It's your time to stand up, shine and win over your audience with your ideas and your stories. This book is for anyone who has to present their ideas to internal teams, clients, the board of directors or who aspires to give a TED talk. Too often the fear of vulnerability stands in the way of delivering a rock solid presentation. We get hung up on how we talk, how we look, how we move and we forget that we are given the chance to educate and entertain. With the tools included in Presentation Skills you will soon be the presenter you always wanted to be! How? By focusing on YOU and your style, how to win THEM over finally HOW to create a presentation slide deck that will make you a rock star in the eyes of your audience. If you find yourself opening old Powerpoint Slide decks when creating a new presentation, then this book is for you! If you often find your audience reaching for their smart phones, then this book is for you. If you want to educate, inspire and entertain your audiences of 5 or 500 people then Presentation Skills is for you! There are many books on HOW to become a better presenter. And many of them are very good yet exhaustive. The goal of this book is for you to be able to read it on the plane from New York to LA and step off inspired and ready to rock and roll your next presentation!

About the Author

Michael Weiss started one of the first digital agencies on the West Coast and remained the CEO for 14 years. He worked with clients such as Disney, Estee Lauder, GE, Fox and hundreds of others. In 2011 Michael stepped down as CEO and focused his career solely on working with brands to better understand what they want to be, who they want to target, and how to use digital and online social platforms to engage audiences. Michael earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology at Loyola Marymout University,. He was most recently the Vice President of Marketing at Musician's Friend - a Guitar Center direct brand.

In this Book

  • Presentation Skills─Educate, Inspire, and Engage Your Audience
  • Why I Wrote This Book
  • Respect
  • First Things First
  • You
  • Them
  • Pitch versus Presentation
  • How
  • One More Thing
  • Notes
  • References