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The Presentation Book, 2/E, 2nd Edition by Emma Ledden

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Chapter 9

Become a world class presenter

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To create a clear and influential presentation and to give yourself the confidence you need as a speaker you must schedule the time to research, develop, organise, flesh out, script and rehearse your presentation.

The best and most powerful presenters make the time to do this. This is what sets them apart from the typical.

There is no shortcut to presentation success

I have worked with thousands of presenters over the past ten years and the one thing they all have in common is they don’t prepare effectively for their presentations.

What I have discovered is there are three main reasons why:

  1. The urban myth
  2. Preparing ...

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