Lauren Hug, founder of HugSpeak Coaching & Consulting, has been helping people reach and motivate audiences for 20 years. In this concise, friendly guide, she condenses her years of presentation expertise from the courtroom to the boardroom. Your presentations are a crucial part of establishing yourself as a leader. Developing a commanding presence and exceptional public speaking skills will mark you as a rising star within your organization. And it doesn't have to be daunting. Lauren will teach you how to speak with confidence, whether you're presenting to your employees, your boss or external stakeholders.
This accessible, practical book will walk you through the process step by step, from planning and developing your content, through mastering your materials, to delivering a dynamic performance and reaping the rewards in your career. With interactive exercises and templates, you'll learn how to embrace your signature speaking style, engage your audience, craft compelling content and speak like a pro. Along the way, you'll find yourself building relationships with team members and bosses alike, and developing valuable insights into your strengths as a manager. Through her positive and collaborative coaching approach, described as empowering, life-changing, and therapeutic, Lauren will help you shine as both a leader and a presenter.
Product Description Editorial Reviews From the Foreword: "This book is a must read for any new manager entering the business world. This book is not about gimmicks, nor does it become a self-help book. This book is about success and it provides its readers with the tools they need to achieve such success. And if you read this book and take its message to heart, you will never have to picture another audience in their underwear again. That's how priceless this book is." - Joe Murray, Founder of the Murray Law Firm
About the Author An accomplished speaker, writer and thinker, Lauren Hug has helped people reach and motivate audiences for 20 years. For the past decade, she has applied analytical and communication skills to the branding, messaging and market research needs of businesses; big and small. Presentation experience from the courtroom to the boardroom, involvement with dozens of corporate campaigns, insights from analyzing research and cultural sensitivity from traveling and living abroad, all inform her unique perspective on the topic. Having discovered her gifts for public speaking, research and strategy through her high school speech team, Lauren has a passion for helping students, as well as professionals, develop those crucial skills. Lauren is a licensed attorney and certified mediator whose academic credentials include an LL.M. with merit from the University of London, a J.D. with honors from the top-20 University of Texas School of Law, and a Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Texas.
Number Of Pages: 54
Published: 13th January 2014
Edition Number: 1