Chapter 8. Delivering a Killer Presentation

In case you have a problem with the title of this chapter, keep in mind that when a stand-up comedian does particularly well, she says that she “killed.” I am, in no way, advocating violence as a way of reaching your audience.

Having said that, after writing a couple of books devoted entirely to PowerPoint, I have come to the conclusion that way too much time is devoted to the editing portion; in fact, almost all of the preceding chapters deal with only the part of presenting that involves preparation and authoring of electronic materials.

You Are the Show

As a consultant, I have been privileged to work in the same room as several speaker coaches, which I mentioned in my section on preparation in Chapter ...

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