Real Leaders Don't Do PowerPoint: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas

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5.84 X 1.03 X 7.34 inches | 0.83 pounds

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About the Author

CHRISTOPHER WITT is a speech consultant and coach with almost three decades of professional speaking experience. As president of San Diego--based Witt Communications, he has shown CEOs how to gain board approval and company-wide support for their initiatives, helped teams of technical experts win multimillion-dollar contracts, and empowered newly promoted managers. He holds a doctorate from Catholic University of America.


"A practical guide for leaders and up-and-comers who want to enhance the impact of their speeches and presentations."
--James M. Kilts, former chairman and CEO, The Gillette Company

"Excellent, well-written, and concise...a great resource for anyone who wants to make a memorable impact on the audience."
--Avtar Dhillon, M.D., president and CEO, Inovio Biomedical Corporation

"Chris Witt helped me by simply cutting to the chase and communicating my message in a clear and commonsense style. I highly recommend this book to professionals who want to make critical presentations more effective and easily understood."
--Patrick Caughey, FASLA, RLA, president, Wimmer Yamada and Caughey, landscape architects and environmental planners

"Chris Witt's insights helped me make the transition to CEO and become a more effective speaker. I think you will be amazed how a few small changes can so dramatically improve your leadership and public speaking ability."
--Norma Diaz, CEO, Community Health Group

"Chris is one of the top speakers and speaking coaches I know. When I need advice on promoting my own consulting practice or speaking as the chairman of a large professional association, I go to Chris; the advice he offers gets my message heard."
--Drumm McNaughton, Ph.D., president, The Change Leader, and chair of the board of directors, Institute of Management Consultants, USA

"Geared toward those looking to get a leg up at work, shape their ideas and overcome the public speaking jitters, Witt's quick, witty instructional makes a fine addition to the office arsenal."
--Publishers Weekly