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Speaking Globally How to Make Effective Presentations Across International Boundaries

ISBN-10: 0749422211

ISBN-13: 9780749422219

Edition: 1997

Authors: Elizabeth Urech

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Written by a recognised expert on the subject, this book offers guidance on how to make successful speeches and presentations across international and cultural boundaries.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Pages: 192
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
Determine Your Desired End Results
What Do You Want Your Audience to Do When You Finish Speaking?
How Do You Want to Come Across?
What Do You Want Your Audience to Remember Two Weeks After You Speak?
Determine Your Audience's WIIFM
30 Minutes x 200 People = 100 Hours of Persuasion
Design a Winning Speech
The "Tell Them" Technique
Choose an Appropriate Format: Seven Ways to Organize Your Speech
Sources for Material
Dealing with Data: Limit, Simplify, Sequence
Three Ways to Write Your Speech: Stringing, Molding and Juggling
Use Cards for Your Notes
Begin and End Dynamically
Beginnings
Tell Your Audience Why They Should Listen to You
Endings
Make Your Message Memorable
Position Yourself Differently from the Other Speakers
Storytime! Find the Story in Your Message
Paint a Picture with Words
Adapt to Make a Connection
Get Your Audience's Attention
Pay Attention to Protocol
Adapt Your Verbal Delivery
Get Your Audience Involved
Let Your Interpreter Help You
Adapt Your Non-Verbal Delivery
Use Visuals that Work
Guidelines for Great Graphics
35 Mm Slides
Using Videotapes
Flip Chart
Handouts
Models and Objects
Demonstrations
Deliver Your Message with Power and Comfort
The Stride and Glide Technique
Control Your Nerves with the 3-B Exercises
Positive Body Language
Master Your Voice
Handle Q&A Sessions, Hecklers and Other Situations with Ease
Get Good Mileage Out of Your Question and Answer Session
When You Substitute for Another Speaker
The After-Lunch Slot
The After-Dinner Slot
Read a Script Convincingly: Use The Scoop Technique
Audience Interference
When Your Audience is Unreceptive
Hecklers in the Audience
Emergencies
If Your Audience is Falling Asleep
Set Up for Speaking Success
Room Size
Tablen/Senting Arrangement
Decor
Platforms
Lectern
Glass of Water
The Lighting
Temperature/Ventilation
Distractions
The Microphone
In-House Technician
Speaker's Checklist for Success
Your Appearance: You Are Your Best Visual Aid!
Travel Tips for Speakers
Raise Your Voice: Guidelines for Women
Surpass Expectations: Be Focused, Organized and Punctual
Use On-Target Language
Be Sensitive to Your Audience
Surprise Your Audience: Enjoy Yourself
Include a "Chuckler"
Channel Your Nerves
Listen to Your Voice
Increase Your Vocal Power
Connect with Your Eyes
Stand and Move with Poise
Take Advantage of Your Appearance
Make it Happen!
Take Center Stage!
Propose a Toast, Moderate a Conference and Other Speaking Pleasures
Proposing a Toast
Moderating a Conference
Introducing Another Speaker
Accepting an Award with TACT
Face the Media without Losing Face
Pros and Cons of Television Interviews
Before Your Interview
At the Studio
During the Interview
On-Location Interviews
Live or Taped?
After the Interview
Crisis Interviews
Avoid Pitfalls and Faux Pas
37 Country Profiles Giving Advice On:
Time
Names and Titles
Business Cards
Dress Code
Toasts
Non-Verbal Communication
Your Speech
Especially for Women
Comments
Conclusion
Countdown for Your Speaking Assignment
Last-Minute Changes
Suggested Reading List
Index