Presentation Power – Secrets for Better Public Speaking


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Does it scare the heck out of you to present in front of others?

Do you perspire when someone asks you to provide content in a meeting?

Do you feel hampered when attempting to provide information for someone or get stumped trying to arrange a good meeting?

One of the most feared professional issues is public speaking. There are three reasons why many individuals do not like public speaking.

  1. Many do not know where to speak or what topics to speak about.
  2. Many believe they do not have the time to prepare and rehearse.
  3. Many simply fear being in front of a crowd.

It is important to understand that public speaking is nothing more than a conversation with a group. One need not worry about exciting motivational presentations where the presenter obtains a standing ovation. Think of being invited to a family gathering or perhaps you inviting family to learn more about your practice. Once you ignore the staging and stereotype it is best to begin with topics you are passionate about.

In just 90 minutes you can read Meetings with Muscle and gain valuable insight to help you present without fear, with more framework and conviction. Here is your chance to learn in a split second the Five Presentation Acceleration Steps so that you can instantly begin your next presentation after reading this booklet.

Hi I’m Drew Stevens and I am the author of Meetings with Muscle. I wrote this small booklet with you in mind because of three important reasons:

  1. The lack of good information on public speaking skills
  2. The fact that everyone that has never presented only wants to sell you his or her products and not teach you anything.
  3. My desire to teach you something I am so passionate about so that I can aid you in your next meeting or presentation.

I have been presenting information for over 30 years and I understand how frustrating it is not know where to begin, what to say and how to establish presence in front of a room of strangers. I decided to put into a quick format a framework so that you can accelerate your skills to present at your very next meeting.

In this booklet you will learn:

– The five things you must do for every presentation

– Six methods to begin you presentation and immediately capture audience attention

– Four ways to structure your presentation so that you gain immediate credibility

– Why being brief and interactive is best for adult learning

– How to keep your audience immediately engaged

Here is a sample of some of the things you will gain from reading Meetings with Muscle.

Learn about Brevity

Picture for a moment the opening scenes of “Ferris Buellers Day Off” a comedy movie from the 1980’s in which one high school instructor was speaking so monotonously long that one student fell asleep on his chair tablet. We have all sat through five-hour lectures or presentations with hundreds of PowerPoint™ slides. This is not the public speaking you want! Therefore it is best to plan a 20-minute presentation that speaks to patient issues and overall benefits. Moreover, in a crazy busy world less is more!

Developing Interaction

Adults today are so busy that they become withdrawn if bored. A 2004 study indicated that 90% of meeting attendees multi-task during meetings. It is best then to use interaction during your presentation. Methodologies to use include questions, having participants look at case studies, trial products or adjustments or even work in groups for a brief time. No matter what you use blended learning is the best method for adult comprehension. They become part of the process. Ironically the speaker also does less work since there is more facilitation and less pressure presenting.

Why Structure is Vital

Too many presentations are too long or attempt to cover too much. Your presentation must be Simple, Sequential and Specific. Participants hate large amounts of data and placing it into smaller bites enables better recall. Use a simple technique of three topics and three bullets per topic makes for less volume and better transition.

The first step to improving your presentation is to start with the basics, which means implementing strategies and creating foundations that provide a framework all understand and abide by. Because presentations are such an integral part of business, everyone in the organization should understand the fundamentals of an effective presentation. Good foundations and best practices allow for greater time efficiency, improved productivity, better conversations and a more energized team. The key however is using a framework that is duplicated each time.

So eliminate your stress, create a better framework and order Meetings with Muscle today.

Bonus Offer

Order your copy of Meetings with Muscle and I will instantly send you a copy of one of my workbooks to aid you in putting together your very next presentation. This is the exact workbook that is used during my public and private skill based learning and coaching sessions. Make as many copies as you need to help develop every presentation from now into the future. This is a $65 offer absolutely free!

Bonus Offer Number Two

If you order your instant download of Meetings with Muscle now you will also get my latest webinar on Presentation Skills for Business Executives. This recorded live webinar is valued at over $200 and is yours absolutely free for ordering the booklet. You will learn the how to quickly read an audience, gain immediate attention and create a presentation that your group will love and constantly speak about.

So do not wait look just below this line and click the button to download your copy of Meetings with Muscle and the free bonuses to help your next meeting or presentation.

Republished with author's permission from original post.

Drew Stevens
Drew J. Stevens Ph.D. (Dr. Drew) is the author of Split Second Selling and the soon to be released Ultimate Business Bible and six other business books on sales, customer loyalty, self mastery and business development solutions. Drew helps organizations to dramatically accelerate revenue and outstrip the competition. He conducts over 4 international keynotes, seminars and workshops per year.


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