HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

The point of a presentation is to persuade people to adopt your ideas. This guide covers the spectrum of skills needed to move people to act.

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Take the pain out of presentations

If you’re terrified of speaking in front of groups or simply looking to polish your existing skillset, this guide will provide the tools and confidence needed to get results from your presentations. In the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations, you’ll learn to win over tough crowds, create powerful messages, and show audiences why your ideas matter to them.

Elevating your teams’ communication skills has never been easier thanks to the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations. It’s one of 20 titles on HBR’s “Ideas with Impact List,” which honors books that are adopted widely inside organizations. Not to mention, the only book out of 75 in the HBR Guide Series to be recognized.

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