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Author Gilbert, Frederick (Business coach)

Title Speaking up : surviving executive presentations / by Frederick Gilbert ; foreword by Scott McNealy
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series A BK business book
BK business book.
Contents Clueless -- Life at the top -- The seven deadly challenges -- Time cut -- Disengaged executives -- Food fights -- The importance of reading the room -- Improv : don't just stick to the script -- Controlling side talk (and your temper) -- Listen up! -- Content + facilitation + listening + improv = success -- Public speaking : unplugged -- Delivery style -- I really did give a damn! -- Looking over the pickle barrel : parents and mentors -- Career challenges -- Career advice -- Legacy
Summary Presenting to senior decision makers can be a terrifying ""through the looking glass"" moment. The stakes are high-one presentation can make or break a career-but the rules are utterly unclear. This book is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to thrive, not just survive, in a top-level meeting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-195) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Business presentations.
Public speaking.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1523111453 (electronic bk.)
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