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Present Your Way to the Top

Present Your Way to the Top
Author: David Dempsey
ISBN 13: 9780071739948
ISBN 10: 71739947
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2010-03-16
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
List Price: $36.00

A communications expert specializing in executive presentations gives readers a time-tested, 8-part program to deliver amazing presentations that will impress their audience and get them noticed by the people at the top.

For middle- and upper-level managers, the stakes are higher when delivering presentations. Whether they are presenting directly to senior-level or corporate management, or are being watched (and being evaluated) while giving presentations to their staffs, middle and upper-level professionals not only have to engage, persuade and motivate their audiences, but also have to prove to their senior management team that they have what it takes to take the next step up the corporate ladder. In Present Your Way to the Top, David Dempsey, one of America's top speakers and consultant to senior managers and CEOs around the world, reveals timeless strategies for drafting and delivering dynamic presentations that not only produce tangible results, but that are geared to help the presenter get noticed at work, demonstrate the skills that upper-level management wants to see, and get ahead in their careers. Step-by-step, using an engaging style and a straightforward blend of expert advice and case studies, Dempsey demonstrates how to speak with the unshakeable, confident style of someone who is already at the top of their game, and is ready to climb higher. The 8 part program, which has been used by executives the world over, shows readers how to:
• Ensure they address critical details before they speak: Having a full understanding of the situation at hand is crucial in making yourself appear like a leader.
• Draft a cogent, persuasive and unforgettablespeech
• Revise their presentations to remove extraneous ideas: Clarity, focus and staying to the point at hand is essential in identifying yourself as a person on the rise.
• Weave compelling stories into the narrative
• Creative vivid images with clear, crisp language: Audiences and senior management appreciate presenters who can make their points come alive.
• Move, gesture and pause advantageously
• Read and react to their audience: Being able to handle questions and give seemingly "off the cuff" answers is crucial to presenting like upper management.
• Track Record of Self-Published edition: Present Your Way to the Top has sold 6,000 copies since December 2006 (to his corporate clients)
• Proven Corporate Success: The principles of Present Like a CEO have been tested and proven by CEOs of Forbes, Delta Airlines, Cox Enterprises, Coca Cola and numerous others (see attached).
• Expert Author: David Dempsey is a sought-after consultant who has coached thousands of CEOs and senior level management. He is a trial lawyer, an award-winning author, a professor, an speech writer and an accomplished professional speaker. He has also won numerous Toastmaster International titles.
• Author speaking schedule: The author has delivered over 1,000 presentations and workshops to audiences ranging in size from 10 to 10,000 people. He has ten additional workshops scheduled for 2009, with more to come.
• Special Sales potential: Many of the author's largest clients: (UPS (425,000+ employees), Dell (90,000+ employees), Siemens (400,000+ employees), Porsche, etc.) have purchased many copies of the book, and he has just begun to scratch the surface of the potential sales for these organizations.
• An 8 part program for unforgettable presentations
• Presentation secrets that have been used by CEOs and senior level executives.