About Powerful Presentation Handbook: Opening Statement and Closing Argument
Whether your speech is intended to educate, persuade, inspire, or entertain, Powerful Persuasion Handbook explains how to structure, word, and deliver a successful speech from an attention-grabbing introduction through to a first-rate conclusion. The Handbook covers the nuts and bolt, such as choosing the right words and visual aids for the winning speech and triumphing over nervousness. This Handbook is an outgrowth of my career delivering speeches to audiences of all sizes, managing seminars, and training speakers. Most of all, this Handbook passes on what I learned from outstanding speakers about how to craft and deliver a powerful presentation.
Inside this accessible and comprehensive guide, you’ll learn:
• To have a purpose and passion for your speech that will connect with your audience.
• How to select the right words to engage your audience.
• Methods for using your voice, demeanor, and body language to enhance your talk.
• Speech devices that will make your talking points instantly comprehensible.
• How to employ the three Aristotelian appeals to an audience.
• Ways to enhance your speech with compelling visual aids.
• How to avoid “Death by PowerPoint.”
• Steps for staging and timing your presentation.
• Techniques, strategies, and skills from the best-of-the-best speakers.
• To project authenticity and sincerity to the audience.
• A proven methodology for preparing to make your presentation.
• And, so much more.
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Professor Ronald H. Clark is a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at Seattle University Law School where he has taught Pretrial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy, Essential Lawyering Skills, Visual Litigation and Today’s Technology, and Essential Litigation Visuals and Technology.
Professor Clark is a nationally known lecturer and author. He has lectured at over 40 national continuing legal education courses and for numerous bar associations and prosecutor associations across the country. He also has conducted international training for the Department of Justice and Department of State. For 27 years, Professor Clark was in the King County Prosecutor's office in Seattle, Washington, where he served as a Senior Deputy and as the Chief Deputy of the Criminal Division. Next, Professor Clark was the Senior Training Counsel at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.
Professor Clark has authored over a dozen books, including, among others Pretrial Advocacy and Trial Advocacy; Jury Selection Handbook; Visual Litigation; Roadways to Justice; Eradicating American “Prosecutor Misconduct”; Powerful Presentations; and Addressing the Jury.