Presentations: they may fill us with dread, but they're essential to getting ahead at work, and can be vital to landing your dream role to begin with. You don't have to be frozen with fear, or bored to death with a dull PowerPoint deck! In Ultimate Presentations, business presentation expert Jay Surti guides you through the most common obstructions to giving good presentations and how to overcome them, from nerves and uncomfortable body language, to voice tone and physical habits. Insightful guidance on coping with the unexpected, such as interruptions, technology breakdowns or difficult questions helps you to feel prepared and confident, no matter what happens during your presentation. Ultimate Presentations covers every aspect of fantastic and effective presentations: -how to prepare -how to structure a great presentation -using technology and visual aids -communicating a strong message -tailoring your presentation to your audience -highlighting your personal skills through your presentation -time management and dealing with Q and As Now including a new chapter on presenting your personal brand, Ultimate Presentations will help you to deliver outstanding presentations when it counts. About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or resume and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and IQ tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.
AUTHOR: Jay Surti is a business presentation coach, speaker and consultant. She works with executives, teams and MBA candidates to help them transform their presentations to make sure they engage with their audience and get their message across. She has been a Judge at MassChallenge UK and served as an Executive Board Member of Women in Banking and Finance. She has recently been appointed as a Board Member of the Governing Body of the University of Dundee and is a Council Member for the Women's Engineering Society.