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An online magazine by Bovee & Thill, authors of the leading textbooks in business communication and business writing, published by Pearson, featuring resources about business presentations and related topics. For more information about Bovee & Thill's texts and their exclusive, superior coverage of business presentations and related topics, visit http://boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. For instructor examination copies, go to http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/texts. To find your local sales representative, go to http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/replocator. To contact the authors, send an email to hotline@boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. To get a free Comprehensive Guide to Business Communication Instructional Resources, visit http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/resources. Subscribe to a free weekly newsletter of new posts to all 11 of Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines, visit http://sco.lt/8kgeVV.
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A Neuroscientist Suggests One Effective Way to Manage Stage Fright

A Neuroscientist Suggests One Effective Way to Manage Stage Fright | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Most of us feel scared about speaking in public, and in response, we either rehearse incessantly — or we stop doing it altogether. Neuroscientist Anwesha Banerjee has a suggestion."

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Three Textbook Choices to Match the Diverse Needs of Today’s Business Communication Courses

Three Textbook Choices to Match the Diverse Needs of Today’s Business Communication Courses | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Learn more about the leading business communication textbooks in the field.

 

 Obtain a wealth of complimentary business communication classroom resources.

 

Order examination copies of Bovee & Thill textbooks.

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Before Your Students' Give a Speech or Presentation, Here’s the First Thing They Must Think About

Before Your Students' Give a Speech or Presentation, Here’s the First Thing They Must Think About | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"This article takes a deeper dive into one aspect of public speaking that many of us overlook when drafting our speeches and presentations."

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7 Brilliant Ways to Start Any Presentation

7 Brilliant Ways to Start Any Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
When you speak in front of an audience, you have about a minute to capture people's attention, establish credibility, and motivate them to listen.
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Simple Secrets of the Best Presentations

Simple Secrets of the Best Presentations | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
How to give a presentation that customers, colleagues and coworkers, will talk about, long after you're done talking.
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6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

The right kinds of non-verbal communication do correlate with success. How can you send out the same signals—and hopefully generate the same success?

At the Center for Body Language, we’ve  studied successful leaders across a range of fields and identified several positions which are indicators of effective, persuasive body language.

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Unprecedented Coverage of Business Presentations

Business presentations can turn around a bad situation. It gives you an opportunity to right a wrong done to employees, correct a misapprehension, or change."

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8 Ways Neuroscience Can Improve Your Presentations

8 Ways Neuroscience Can Improve Your Presentations | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Giving memorable and persuasive presentations is more than an art. It's brain science.
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Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion Ramona Smith's Winning Speech

Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion Ramona Smith's Winning Speech | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old teacher from Houston, won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking competition. Smith broke down the techniques she used in her winning speech, which you can view here.

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How to Be a Presentation Ninja: 10 Steps to Becoming a Public Speaking Hero

How to Be a Presentation Ninja: 10 Steps to Becoming a Public Speaking Hero | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Because of the nature of my job, I give a lot of presentations and, as a result, I get asked this a lot: what makes for a good a presentation."

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Super Communication: Ten Must-See TED Talks That Will Show You How to Make Your Audience Take Action

Super Communication: Ten Must-See TED Talks That Will Show You How to Make Your Audience Take Action | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Here are 10 TED Talks that clearly qualify as ideas worth spreading. I invite you to listen, learn, and share the following presentations that will inspire you give better presentations and to take positive actions right now."

Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines's insight:

 

"As an entrepreneur, and especially as a communicator, it is worth your while to hone the ability to 'talk like TED' regardless of where you present." . . .

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Seven Quick Exercises That Will Make You a Better Public Speaker

Seven Quick Exercises That Will Make You a Better Public Speaker | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Try explaining your idea to a kid.
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"Of course, stronger business ideas naturally lend themselves to more convincing pitches than their weaker counterparts, but there's only so much you can do to perfect your business plan.

"The real key to a successful pitch is delivering it in a personable, compelling, and effective way, and that requires strong public speaking skills.

"If you're trying to perfect your pitch, try these seven public speaking exercises to help you get there."

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Create a Conversation, Not a Presentation

Create a Conversation, Not a Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"When I worked as a consultant, I was perennially guilty of “the great unveil” in presentations—that tendency to want to save key findings for the last moment and then reveal them, expecting a satisfying moment of awe."

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"My team and I would work tirelessly to drive to the right answer to an organization’s problem. We’d craft an intricate presentation, perfecting it right up until minutes or hours before a client meeting, and then we’d triumphantly enter the room with a thick stack of hard copy PowerPoint slides, often still warm from the printer."

 

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6 "Gifts" Every Great Presentation Offers Its Audience

6 "Gifts" Every Great Presentation Offers Its Audience | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
When you're giving a presentation, you should always ask: "What gift are you giving to your audience?"
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Order Examination Copies of Bovee and Thill Business Communication Textbooks

Order Examination Copies of Bovee and Thill Business Communication Textbooks | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Reviewers have highly praised Bovee & Thill's coverage of business presentations. The first authors to cover digital communication, social media, and technology--including mobile communication, they continue to be far ahead of all other texts with their cutting-edge coverage.

 

Visit this page today to conveniently order examination copies of Bovee and Thill business communication textbooks.

 

Watch this video: Business Communication--Finding the Right Fit for Your Business Communication Course.

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Bovee & Thill are the recognized leaders in the field of digital communication, social media, technology, including mobile communication and artificial intelligence. The first authors to cover these topics, including mobile communication, they continue to be far ahead of all other texts with their cutting-edge coverage.

 

Visit this page today to conveniently order examination copies of Bovee and Thill business communication textbooks.

 

Watch this video:  Business Communication Textbooks--Selecting the Right Text for Your Business Communication Course.

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Bovee & Thill provide the latest information in their texts about writing a resume for the digital age. Students will learn about creating a personal brand and an e-portfolio. They'll also see examples of an infographic resume, multimedia resume, social media resume, as well as traditional resumes.

 

Visit this page today to order examination copies of Bovee and Thill business communication textbooks.

 

Watch this video:  Business Communication Textbooks--Finding the Right Fit for Your Business Communication Course.

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9 Design Trends to Take PowerPoint by Storm in 2019

9 Design Trends to Take PowerPoint by Storm in 2019 | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"PowerPoint is a ubiquitous platform and is being used since last two decades. However, with the addition of powerful new functionalities in the new versions of PowerPoint and the awareness of need for visually rich designs, the face of presentation is changing."

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Eight Tips on Giving Presentations Like a Pro

Eight Tips on Giving Presentations Like a Pro | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

I am a professional speaker, and I get many chances as I travel around the country to see other people give presentations. When I see speakers give presentations, they’re always very well done and professional."

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"I Analyzed 100,000 Presentations--Here Are the Key Takeaways You Can Use"

"I Analyzed 100,000 Presentations--Here Are the Key Takeaways You Can Use" | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Here's a big-data approach to public speaking, because we now have big data tools and machine-learning techniques to examine the core characteristics of effective communicators." Now you can use these key takeaways to your advantage.

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How to Dramatically Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

How to Dramatically Improve Your Public Speaking Skills | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

The ability to communicate a message, sell an idea, or paint a vision is a critical skill for anyone who wants to have an impact on the world, even in the age of emojis, animated GIFs, and Snapchat filters."

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It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It: Why Perception Matters When Presenting

It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It: Why Perception Matters When Presenting | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Words alone will not impress an audience. And the bad news: a simple gesture can derail your message.
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How to Give a Killer Presentation

How to Give a Killer Presentation | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"The single most important thing to remember is that there is no one good way to do a talk. The most memorable talks offer something fresh, something no one has seen before. The worst ones are those that feel formulaic."

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12 Killer Speech Openers to Keep Your Audience Interested

12 Killer Speech Openers to Keep Your Audience Interested | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Curiosity killed the cat. It also kept the audience interested. Here are 12 killer presentation openers to keep your audience interested."

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The World Champion of Public Speaking Breaks Down His Winning Speech, from Word Choice to Body Language

The World Champion of Public Speaking Breaks Down His Winning Speech, from Word Choice to Body Language | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

" . . . Manoj Vasudevan became the 2017 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking."

"Vasudevan, an Indian entrepreneur and management consultant living in Singapore, survived a six-month-long competition with more than 30,000 competitors.

"He and nine other finalists competed for the championship title in Toastmasters' annual convention, which hosts the world's largest competition of its kind. This year's event was held in Vancouver.

"Vasudevan's winning speech is titled "Pull Less, Bend More," and you can watch it in its entirety here."

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Here’s Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice

Here’s Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Do recordings of your voice not sound the way you think your voice sounds? Here's why.
Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines's insight:

 

"If you've ever had someone record you speaking, it's hard to not notice how different you sound in the recording.

 

"We brought in William H. Shapiro, an audiologist and a clinical associate professor from NYU Langone, to tell us why we cringe when listening to recordings of ourselves."

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An Analysis of 700 Presentations Revealed That Adopting One Speaking Skill Can Make You More Persuasive

An Analysis of 700 Presentations Revealed That Adopting One Speaking Skill Can Make You More Persuasive | Teaching Business Presentations in a Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Messages that included well-crafted stories were 35 percent more persuasive than the average communication.
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Thanks to advances in neuroscience, brain scans, and data-driven studies, we've learned more about persuasion in the past decade than we had ever known previously. We know what works and why it works, and we can prove it scientifically.

Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines's curator insight, April 27, 2017 12:53 PM

 

Thanks to advances in neuroscience, brain scans, and data-driven studies, we've learned more about persuasion in the past decade than we had ever known previously. We know what works and why it works, and we can prove it scientifically.