I’ll be the first to admit I have a soft spot for books on public speaking. For me, it’s just a subject area where I feel as if there’s always something more or new to learn.
And if my writing in the margins, and all the highlighting and underlining I’ve done inside my copy of today’s featured book is any indication of the amount of insights I’ve gained, then look out because I’m about to be awesome!
My guest today is a chap named Tim Pollard. I call him chap because he’s originally from the UK and, last time I checked, that’s what they call each other over there. Now, however, Tim lives in Billings, MT of all places, so I’ll just call him friend.
His new book, as the image above might have clued you in on, is called The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of Exceptional Presentation Design.
Tim and his company, Oratium, have worked with LinkedIn, Salesforce, Disney, Rockwell, Ericsson, and Graybar, to name a few, and they specialize in training TEDx speakers.
Devouring this book with help you to “powerfully land a small number of big ideas.” Mastering that is the key to any memorable and actionable presentation.
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In today’s episode, Tim and I discuss:
- Why it is that so many of us present so poorly
- His model for structuring compelling presentations
- Some of the key questions to ask before you even begin
- …and much more!
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Tim’s Latest Book
You can order your copy of The Compelling Communicator: Mastering the Art and Science of Exceptional Presentation Design right now.
Tim Pollard in Action (sort of)
Books Tim Recommends
The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton
The best place to find out more about Tim is at his website.
Here, you can pick up a copy of Tim’s new book.
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