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Architect's Essentials of Presentation Skills

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ISBN-10: 0471176753

ISBN-13: 9780471176756

Edition: 2002

Authors: David Greusel

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Covers all aspects of making a presentation, from preparation to delivery Provides the tools to succeed in your next project interview Presents guidelines for capturing an audience and creating a "stage presence" Easy access to crucial business information for design professionals Find the concise, practical business information you need right now in the Architect's Essentials of Professional Practice Series. These authoritative guides quickly make you an instant expert on the best business practices crucial for success in today's design and construction professions. Each portable, affordable, user-friendly volume gives you: Authoritative advice from leading national figures …    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

DAVID GREUSEL, AIA, is a principal of HOK Sport + Venue + Event, in Kansas City, Missouri. He has more than twenty years' experience in every major role in architectural practice, including management, marketing, design, and technical aspects of projects. He draws hundreds of attendees to his featured lectures at AIA National Conventions, where he is consistently rated one of their best speakers.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Design Professionals and Presentations
Reality Check
Defining Success
Basic Training
The Ten Commandments of Presenting
Planning and Preparation
Show Up
Physical Preparation
Mental Preparation
Stage Presence
Appropriate Movement
Summing It Up
What's My Motivation?
Persuasive or Informative?
Focus on the Objective
The Story Line
Presentation Formats
How to Talk
Summing It Up
Know Your Lines
The Key to Successful Presentations
Research
Facts and Factoids
Rehearsal
The Practice Paradox
The 1,000 Percent Rule
Helpful Rehearsal
Structure
Summing It Up
Find Your Light
Understanding the Location
Understanding the Mechanics
Managing the Lighting
Summing It Up
Delivering Your Presentation
Face Out
Cheating Out
The Five E's
Empathy
Summing It Up
Keep Going
Overcoming Obstacles
Overcoming Hostility
Overcoming Technical Problems
Overcoming Interaction
Overcoming Stage Fright
Summing It Up
Project
What and How
Vocal Modulation
Breath Control
Acoustical Considerations
Sound Check
Using Microphones
Summing It Up
Be in the Moment
Forget the Past
Forget the Future
What "In the Moment" Really Means
Summing It Up
Remember Your Props
Ownership Issues
Relating to Your Visuals
Visual Aids Overview
The Best Visual Aids
Summing It Up
Know When to Get Off
Timing Is Everything
The Soul of Wit
Setting the Pace
Orchestrating Movement
Striking the Set
Summing It Up
Epilog: Five Minutes!
Physical Preparation
Motivation Review
Mental Confidence
Know the Room
Face Out
Overcoming Obstacles
No Need to Raise Your Voice
Get Centered
Think about Visual Aids
Plan Your Exit
Last-minute Checks
Curtain Up!
Using Presentation Software
The Basics
Special Effects: Less Is Crucial
Adding Interactivity
Know When to Say No
Summing It Up
Index