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FT Essential Guide to Making Business Presentations by Philip Khan-Panni

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9

Delivering your message

In this chapter

  • Power in delivery
  • Appearance and charisma
  • The way you sound
  • Nine essential microphone techniques
  • Pitch, pace and pauses
  • Connecting with the audience
  • Gestures and movement
  • Presentation essentials

You have thought about what you want to say, and why, and you have drafted a well-structured presentation, complete with visual aids. What is there still to do? You have to do justice to all that has gone before. Your delivery has to achieve your objective.

In this chapter we shall consider the many aspects of platform mastery, but mostly we shall be looking at salesmanship, because you must ‘sell’ your message. It’s up to you.

Effective delivery depends on:

  • your voice;
  • your commitment;
  • knowing what you ...

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