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Technical Presentation Workbook: Winning Strategies for Effective Public Speaking, Third Edition

By
Richard L. Sullivan
Richard L. Sullivan
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Jerry L. Wircenski
Jerry L. Wircenski
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ISBN:
9780791859575
No. of Pages:
314
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2010

AFTER READING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

Prepare a brief personal introduction

Facilitate participant introductions

Determine what to include in your presentation introduction

Develop an introduction for your presentation

Introducing Yourself

Have you ever noticed how quickly you form an impression about a speaker and the presentation topic? Some presentations start with lots of energy and enthusiasm, and build from there. The presenter catches your attention and you become progressively more intrigued. Others start slowly and go down hill very rapidly. As a matter of fact, after a few minutes in some presentations if members of the audience were given the option of continued attendance or a chance to slip out, many would hit the road! Well, that may be an exaggeration, but not too far from the truth. The focus of this chapter is on getting your presentation off to a great start.

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