Brilliant Presentation, 3rd edition
What the Best Presenters Know, Do & Say


By Richard Hall
December 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273762461
225 Pages
$36.50 Paper original


Packed full of anecdotes from the most accomplished presenters around, this book contains all the tools, tips and encouragement you need to make a sensational presentation.

It covers every aspect of presenting, from preparation and planning right through to dealing with nerves and mastering the art of presentation performance.

Brilliant outcomes:

- Learn the top ten tips of presentation mastery

- Discover how to make presentations powerful, colourful and memorable

- Always feel confident and inspired to give it your very best shot

- Deliver an inspiring presentation, even with no visual aids.

 

About the author

Author's acknowledgments

Introduction

Part 1: CHANGES IN EXPECTATIONS

1 Changes, technology, the media and you

2 This is your career we’re talking about

3 Really understanding your audience

Part 2: KNOWING YOURSELF HELPS YOU IMPROVE

4 Fear - how to understand and control it

5 The five levels of mastering presenting

Part 3: THE PRESENTER'S TOOLKIT

6 The context of the presentation

7 How to write a brilliant story

8 How to give your story colour

9 How to illustrate your presentation

10 Giving a brilliant performance

Part 4: HOW TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUE IMPACTS ON PRESENTATIONS

11 Technology is here to make us more powerful

12 Technique: learning from the best – the X Factor

Part 5: HOW TO BE COME BRILLIANT - PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER

13 Moving from good to brilliant

14 So you made it – brilliant, well done!

15 Applying your skills to all kinds of meetings

16 Summary of the lessons in this book

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