Introduction

How to Use This Book

What’s in This Chapter

•  Why presentation skills training is important

•  What you need to know about training

•  Estimates of time required

•  A broad view of what the book includes

 

Why Is Presentation Skills Training Important?

Presentation skills give us the power to change the world.

Great presenters instill trust, engage our minds and hearts, deliver ideas and information, and inspire and captivate us.

Consider the great leaders of history. If they had not been persuasive speakers, would they have been able to affect the future as they did?

Think about those in your life who have influenced your actions. What was so effective about the way they spoke to you? What are the characteristics that you most ...

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