Will Ever Shoot Holes in Your Ideas Again!
The fear of getting up and talking to others hurts the careers of
many people because, as the Harvard Business Review
reports, "the number one criteria for advancement and promotion for
professionals is their ability to communicate effectively." Clearly,
making an effective presentation, whether to your peers, your boss,
the customer, the general public, or the media, may play a major
role in your career advancement.
More and more people must make presentations as part of their
jobs, and yet companies are so understaffed that few people have the
time to take the type of presentations training they need. Making an
effective presentation, like any other skill, can be taught if you
have a guide to follow. Most people start planning the presentation
the wrong way and continue to compound the problem as they move
Fortunately, anyone can learn to speak effectively in any
situation. In fact, Bulletproof Presentations will show you
how, as it leads you through a step-by-step program that can turn
even the shakiest speaker into a cool, confident presenter. This
book focuses on practical, easy-to-follow guidelines, coupled with
the blueprints that will allow you to apply the techniques
Bulletproof Presentations reveals the key to controlling your
fears, details how to outline and organize an effective
presentation, improve your style delivery and captivate your
audience. It will make both you and your ideas bulletproof!
Imagine yourself viewing a speech or presentation as an
opportunity. Imagine being excited about the prospect of speaking
before a large group. Think of how good you will feel as you walk to
the podium, cool and confident that your presentation is solid.
Think of how your friends and colleagues will envy your ability to
speak in public!
And with the blueprints provided at the end of the book, you will
be able to repeat that success over and over again!
G. Michael Campbell is a managing director with Holland &
Davis, LLC, in Houston, Texas. He is a nationally recognized expert
on performance consulting and shared services. He has been a
featured speaker at numerous national conferences and has published
several articles in a variety of national and international
publications. As an outstanding speaker himself, Mike is sought by
business groups looking for concrete results in an entertaining
format. He has consulted senior management groups on strategic and
organizational issues, prepared management teams for organizational
change and business development, and assisted major companies in
training hundreds of employees in communication skills.