Own the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage, and Get Results: Business Presentations That Persuade, Engage, And Get Results by David BoothOwn the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage, and Get Results: Business Presentations That Persuade, Engage, And Get Results by David Booth

Own the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage, and Get Results: Business Presentations…

byDavid Booth, Deborah Shames, Peter Desberg

Paperback | September 14, 2009

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Don't Just Present. Persuade, Inspire, and Perform!
Powerhouse presentations that engage and move your audience

Imagine if every presentation received rapt attention and buy-in from the audience.

Start getting these results with Own the Room, featuring the renowned Eloqui Method-innovative techniques that leave boring behind.

Research shows a memorable presentation is a combination of stirring your audience's emotions while appealing to its intellect. This team of authors has developed techniques that tap into the persuasive, expressive aspects of presentations-employed over the past ten years by Fortune 500 companies such as TD Ameritrade, Mattel, Fisher-Price, Merrill Lynch, Siemens, and Pfizer.

This effective method brings you:


  • An award-winning actor who applies performance techniques from the stage to engage and move an audience
  • A television and film director who demonstrates how to craft and deliver your message with authority, credibility, and authenticity
  • A psychologist who specializes in memory and stage fright and reveals how to overcome fear and activate an audience's attention and memory

    Own the Room is written by a unique set of authors with the expertise perfect for creating vivid narratives. Own the Room shares how to excite your audience's emotions and intellect. And Own the Room will give you a communication toolkit to make any presentation lively, compelling, and memorable.

David Booth is a professional theater director and actor. He taught acting at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. Deborah Shames is an award-winning film producer and director. She has years of experience directing and producing several independent films and over sixty co...
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Title:Own the Room: Business Presentations that Persuade, Engage, and Get Results: Business Presentations…Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.7 × 5.8 × 0.6 inPublished:September 14, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071628592

ISBN - 13:9780071628594

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1. Intention: The Driving Force
2. Roles
3. Premiere: How to Open
4. Finale: How to Close
5. For Example: The Power of Narrative
6. Stage Fright
7. Presenting in Teams
8. Physical Grammar: Movement as Punctuation
9. Power Point Revival
10. Being Memorable
11. The Final Word
Appendix: Action Verbs
Glossary of Terms
Index