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Achieving High Performance by Pippa Bourne, Michael Bourne

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Presenting

It is wholly possible to become successful and achieve high performance without being good at speaking in public. However, presentations give you an unrivaled opportunity to shine and, most of all, be visible within your organization. There are two aspects to learning how to present well: the psychological side, overcoming your fear; and the process side, learning the techniques to do it well.

Being prepared

Successful speakers make delivering a presentation look effortless. In fact, the opposite is true: the key to speaking well is all about exhaustive preparation and practice. You need to get the content right, plan how to deliver it, and then practice your delivery until you are confident in what you are saying. Before you start ...

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