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Ten Minute Guide to Business Presentations by George J. Kops

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Chapter 17. One-to-One Presentations

In this lesson you learn how to deliver one-to-one presentations.

Most of us don't have the opportunity to deliver a stand-up presentation every day, or for that matter, even once a week. However, we do have plenty of occasions to speak one-to-one with coworkers: at the water fountain, in the cafeteria, or across the desk. Each is a situation for practicing the skills of effective communication.

Suppose you come up with an idea for streamlining the operations in your unit. First you might decide to walk down the hallway and try it out on one of your colleagues. If your presentation is convincing and your colleague gives you a thumbs-up, you might then present the same proposal to your supervisor.

When you talk ...

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