FIR Book Review: Stellar Presentations by Shel Israel

stellarpresentationsbookTrafcom News podcaster Donna Papacosta reviews Shel Israel’s new book, Stellar Presentations: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Giving Great Talks. From the book description:

“Tech start-ups are built on dreams, teams and technology. But to turn vision into reality you really need to be skilled at presenting to investors, the media and increasingly at conferences. Stellar Presentations explains the strategy of the public presentation. More than that it is filled with handy tips at how to be memorable and persuasive when talking from the front of the room.

Author Shel Israel [Naked Conversations, Twitterville] is an accomplished speaker who has been coaching startup executives on how to present at conferences such as TechCrunch Disrupt, Launch and Demo for many years. He has also been a conference reviewer, reporting on hundreds of presentations. Above all, he is a story-teller. Israel has filled this short book with anecdotes of successes and mistakes made in recent years by companies he has known. He is also funny, making this short book a most enjoyable read.”

Get this podcast:

Stellar Presentations: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Giving Great Talks by Shel Israel

Publisher: CreateSpace
Hardcover, 76 pages
Published February 2012
ISBN-10: 147000819X
ISBN-13: 978-1470008192

Purchase at Amazon US (US Kindle edition), Amazon Canada, or Amazon UK (UK Kindle edition).

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Neville Hobson

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