The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence

How to Project Confidence, Conviction, and Authority

The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence

Author: John Baldoni
Pub Date: November 2013
Print Edition: $6.95
Print ISBN: 9780814433799
Page Count: 80
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814433805

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Table of Contents


Introduction to Authentic Communication 1

CHAPTER 1 The Sound of Your Leadership Speech 3

CHAPTER 2 Present as a Leader 9

CHAPTER 3 Make the Audience Feel Welcome (and Banish Stage Fright) 13

CHAPTER 4 Stand Up Straight (and Don’t Forget to Breathe) 17

CHAPTER 5 Lead Your Presentation, Don’t Have It Lead You 21

CHAPTER 6 Turn PowerPoint into Performance Art 27

CHAPTER 7 “Tell Me a Story” 31

CHAPTER 8 Project Optimism the Right Way 35

CHAPTER 9 Master the Art of Meeting and Mingling 39

CHAPTER 10 Leverage the Energy of the Room 43

CHAPTER 11 Avoid Nuance When You Speak Out Loud 47

CHAPTER 12 Develop Your Leadership Presentation 51

Handbook on Communicating Leadership Presence 55

Notes 65

Index 67

About the Author 70

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