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Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story by Jerry Weissman

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Chapter 3 Getting Creative: The Expansive Art of Brainstorming

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The Data Dump

As you've seen, a critical component of crafting a great presentation is that, first and foremost, you must get your story right. Although a strong speaking voice, appropriate gestures, and skilled answers to challenging questions are important factors, none of them will yield a really powerful presentation unless your story is clear and leads your audience directly where you want them to go: your Point B.

Creating your presentation begins with the development of your story. Here is one of the first places where traditional methods of creating a presentation can go wrong.

Remember the MEGO syndrome? It strikes when Mine Eyes Glaze Over ...

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