Chapter 3

Steak: Organization Made Easy

Keep your organization simple. The simpler it is, the easier it will be for both you and the audience to remember the main points. Audiences appreciate basic formats such as “The Five Pitfalls of Starting a New Business” or “Achievements and Challenges for Today’s Boy Scouts.” With very simple designs, it’s very easy for you to organize the main facts. This chapter presents ideas for preparing your talk—simply and clearly:

19. Think Like a Kid: Jump-Start Your Presentation

20. Spin an Idea Web

21. Plan for Steak and Sizzle

22. Create a Clear Focus

23. Choose Three to Five Main Topics (the Body)

24. Jazz Up the Main Points

25. GRABM With a Great Introduction

26. Make Your Summary Memorable

27. Check the ...

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