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How to Run Seminars and Workshops: Presentation Skills for Consultants, Trainers and Teachers

Thoroughly revised edition of the bestselling skill-building consultant guide. A revision of its successful predecessor -- which has sold over 23,000 copies since it was first published in 1993 -- How to Run Seminars & Workshops has been completely revised throughout to provide the most up-to-date material currently available in the field. An entirely new chapter examines the state-of-the-art technology available to presenters, especially LCD projectors, laptops with PowerPoint, electronic white boards, documents cameras, 8mm players, and the idea-behind-distance learning. Written by a tireless consultant and self-promoter, How to Run Seminars & Workshops is an essential resource for the ever-expanding consultant market.

What's Your Point?: The 3-Step Method for Making Effective Presentations

From the Publisher
Bob Boylan is a world-class presentation coach who trains managers at companies like Time-Warner, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Kimberly-Clark in the art of giving effective and memorable presentations.

In What’s Your Point? he teaches a proven, quick-and-easy three-step method for developing winning presentations.

Boylan has taught hundreds of executives to deliver better, more effective presentations, and now his secrets are available to readers, as well:

bulletAudience analysis—identify what they want and what they’ll respond to
bullet“Point of View”—the key element in the best presentations
bulletImmersion—a foolproof method for developing presentations
bulletNervousness—how to turn fear into positive energy
bulletQuestion and answers—how to handle a tough audience.


Displaying Your Findings: A practical Guide for Presenting Figures, Posters, and Presentations

From the Publisher
Displaying Your Findings is a comprehensive and accessible resource for creating effective visual materials. Nicol and Pexman have achieved two goals: to clarify APA style for visual presentation and to emphasize the "how to" aspects of presenting research findings. Each chapter is devoted to a different type of figure with examples of variations on each, featuring fictional studies and accompanying figures illustrating the study. Readers will learn everything they need to know about effective line graphs, drawings, scatter plots, photographs, and charts. In addition to providing guidelines and examples of common figures, the book also includes chapters on how to present conference posters and presentations. Every student, researcher, and presenter should have this book shelved next to the APA Publication Manual and Presenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Tables. This definitive resource for creating figures will help ensure that every visual display of data is accurate and effective.


The Big Book of Presentation Games: Wake-Em-Up Tricks, Icebreakers, and Other Fun Stuff

 From the Publisher
How do you keep an audience from becoming bored or restless during a presentation? Stop relying on tired jokes and use these fun-filled, interactive games and activities specifically designed to: build rapport and warm up the audience, provide refreshing "breathers" from the monotony of a speech, get people's blood flowing with physical activity, generate lively discussions, reinforce the key points of your message in an enjoyable way, and win back an audience that's tuned out. Each game is fast, fun, creative, and easy-to-lead, and costs little or nothing.


How to Run Seminars and Workshops: Presentation Skills for Consultants, Trainers, and Teachers

From the Publisher
Responsible for training all corporate trainers at Xerox Corporation, Jolles offers a down-to-earth, instructive look at teaching and training techniques which can be used in any professional, business or corporate seminar, workshop or training program. Covers a wide range of topics including course preparation, questioning methods, pacing for dynamic presentation, using visual aids, maintaining interest, giving feedback, evaluation and support. Features numerous anecdotes and tricks of the trade.




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