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Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations by Nathaniel Schutta, Matthew McCullough, Neal Ford

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Chapter 6. Stage Prep

Eliminating surprises is one of the secrets to effective presentations, and the most plentiful sources of surprise are the time when and space where you’ll give your presentation. This chapter covers the mental, physical, and environmental preparation you need to do for an upcoming presentation. It also includes some strategies for helping tip the audience’s opinions in your favor.

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The Time Is Right, Dress for Success

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You’ve prepared and practiced your material, and you Know Your Audience. But there’s yet more essential preparation to be done.

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Giving a talk without ...

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