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Present Yourself Paperback – Jul 1988

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  • Paperback: 150 pages
  • Publisher: Jalmar Books (July 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0915190516
  • ISBN-13: 978-0915190515
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 15.2 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 116,434 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By David Ferguson on 24 Dec. 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
One of the best books I have ever purchased
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Very Helpful -even for an experienced trainer/presenter ! 10 Oct. 1998
By mfoster@peconic.net - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I picked up this book on vacation. It reads well with a format more like a "how-to" book. I found that, even though I am a professional trainer and consultant with "many" years of public presentations to parents, educators and administrators under my belt, Mr. Gelb's suggestions for improving my skills have been very helpful, easy to implement and effective.. I have recommended this book to our CEO for all our consultants. I have used mind-mapping for all my presentations and projects... can't sing the praises loudly enough!
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Fantastic book for professional speakers 18 Sept. 1998
By jane@spectracomm.com - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Outstanding book! Clear and concise ideas on how to take the terror out of public speaking. The book explains how to mind-map a presentation in detail so it's easily understood. There are so many "How To's" that it is one of the books I recommend to incoming speakers.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Two for the Price of One 8 July 2007
By Robert E. Levasseur - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book by Michael Gelb, who is himself a truly excellent presenter, is really two books in one.

Chapter 2, Map Your Mind, is hands down the very best description of the why, what, and how of creating mind maps that I have ever read.

Mind mapping is one of my favorite techniques for capturing ideas as they emerge from the creative (right) side of the brain in an effortless and fun way that completely avoids the problems caused by traditional linear methods of outlining or note taking. I use it personally and in my work, and I teach it to others who want to access their creative potential and, in the process, dramatically enhance their thinking, writing, and public speaking.

The rest of this gem of a book uses mind mapping to illustrate the principles of effective presentation that have made Gelb such a well respected and effective speaker.

Whether you need to improve your presentation skills or you want to learn one of the very best ways to harness your creative potential (i.e., mind mapping), this simple and elegant book is for you.

Robert E. Levasseur, Ph.D., author of "Breakthrough Business Meetings: Shared Leadership in Action"
Good book 5 Mar. 2014
By Jennifer M. - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book does have some helpful tips for presenting and stuff. It's short and sweet so it's an easy read.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This book is awesome and I refer to it often 24 Jan. 2013
By Ruby - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book is great! If you want to become a better presenter of any kind, read this. It will help you organize your talks more quickly and in a manner that helps the presentation to stick. It also teaches one how to be more relaxed. This book has definitely helped me be a better presenter and be more confident and I re-read it every so often. It's a quicky.
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