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How to Create Effective Workplace Presentations So Your Ideas Are Heard

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Perhaps your presentations have not gone as well as you'd hoped -- or maybe you've felt great about them, but your ideas weren't heard. Either way, there are steps you can take to boost your presentation skills.

“Presentation skills are the keys to promotion and success," says Steven D. Cohen, PhD, a leading expert of persuasive communication and effective presentation skills and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. “We think that senior leaders have this magical ability to communicate but the magic is not innate; it takes practice, and the skills will serve you throughout your career."

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