Speaking with Purpose
"How to present ideas that matter in 18 minutes or less.”
Warwick John Fahy
Author, The One Minute Presenter
Picture this situation. You have an important presentation to deliver in two days. Your demanding schedule means you have struggled to find the time to prepare. Now finally, you have cleared a couple of hours on your schedule to think about this high-stakes speech. How are you going to spend the next two hours so that you come out with a presentation that gets your ideas across and positions you as an expert in your field?
This is the step-by-step guide you have been looking for if you ever find yourself short on time to prepare. A systematic approach will take you through the essential steps to prepare, rehearse and deliver an impactful presentation that deliver a memorable message.
Full of examples, samples and suggestions, Speaking with Purpose will take you through a rigorous checklist that ensures you'll be ready for the big day.
Speaking with Purpose is written for the 21st Century presenter who needs to engage an audience with short attention spans. You will learn how to:
Save time with a checklist while preparing for a presentation
Create a memorable message for all your key points
Prepare so that you adjust to your audience's expectations
Organise a flow that matches the purpose of your presentation
Write a clear conclusion with call-to-actions
Add transitions between sections so that your presentation unfolds smoothly
Use connecting phrases to engage and keep the audience's attention
Rehearse so you make the best use of your limited time available
Prepare for Q&A so that you are ready for all expected questions
A professional speaker, Ironman Triathlete and published author, Warwick John Fahy is regarded as the thought leader on executive communication in China. He is a specialist in the art and practice of executive public speaking. Warwick helps senior executives working in multinationals in Greater China to speak and influence with executive presence.
He has been a Toastmaster since 2001, reaching his DTM in 2004 and is currently working on his DTM in Mandarin. He is the first and only member from China to be awarded the Presidential Citation for his leadership in doubling the number of clubs in China and helping China to become a district. He is the author of The One Minute Presenter : 8 steps to successful business presentations in a short attention span world.
If you want to express an important idea, use this book to ensure your message comes across loud and clear.
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