Summary of The Presentation Coach

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This book is different from many other volumes of useful presentation tips in that it provides a sequential process that eliminates any uncertainty about the quality of what you are going to say. Professional speaker and presentation consultant Graham Davies provides a rigorous, adaptable method for writing and delivering an effective speech, no matter what the situation and how little notice you have. While his visual material can be a little disorganized, his style is straightforwardly blunt, sometimes to the point of being confrontational (if a sprinkling of coarse language upsets you, be forewarned). Nonetheless, getAbstract finds he offers a proven, easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach to making outstanding presentations.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What is the “Bare Knuckle Method,” and
  • How to use it for planning, creating and delivering persuasive presentations.

About the Author

Former barrister Graham Davies is a professional speaker and presentation consultant for senior executives, politicians and celebrities.



You Present All the Time
In both formal and informal settings you are always presenting, that is, attempting to change someone’s viewpoint by speaking. The following armory of techniques is called the “Bare Knuckle Method” because it encourages you to think of yourself as constantly fighting...

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