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LIFE IS A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS
Eight Ways to Inspire, Inform, and Influence Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
by TONY JEARY, with Kim Dower and J.E. Fishman
I DESCRIPTION I WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING I REVIEWS I ABOUT THE AUTHORS I EIGHT PRESENTATION PRACTICES I

People present all the time…on the telephone, through e-mail, in one-on-one meetings, in front of, or as part of a small group, to staff, customers, spouses, kids, and neighbors. Tony Jeary, recognized in the business world as Mr. Presentation™, knows that a person’s presentation effectiveness is critical to their success, both personally and professionally. In the new book LIFE IS A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS: Eight Ways to Inspire, Inform, and Influence Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime (Fireside Books / Simon & Schuster Trade Paperback; February 2, 2005; $13.00; 0-7432-6925-X), America’s premier presentation coach teams up with nationally-known media coach Kim Dower to teach readers that the way they present their thoughts and ideas to people has a profound effect on the shape of their own lives. At the heart of their message is the premise that each of us has more control over the impressions people form of us than we often realize.

 
Involve Your Audience
Prepare Your Audience
Research Your Presentation Arsenal
Explain “Why”
State Management…Achieve Proper Mental States
Eliminate Unknowns and Turn Them Into Knowns
Know Your Audience
Tailor Your Presentation Throughout

Read more about the eight essential presentation practices by clicking here!

The way in which we communicate what we want – whether negotiating for a salary increase or trying to convince our spouse to take a vacation – has a profound effect on the shape of our own lives. Using specific examples, personal stories, and amusing anecdotes that speak to both professional and personal concerns, Tony Jeary and Kim Dower teach the skills only available before to CEO and celebrity clients, and show how mastering our presentation strategy will help us take full advantage of every opportunity.

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What People Are Saying About LIFE IS A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS

“Presentations are a master life skill. Life Is a Series of Presentations is an excellent tool to significantly increase your influence and effectiveness both personally and professionally.”
--Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“Every time you touch a life you are making a presentation, so make it good! Tony’s eight essential practices can help you do just that.”
--Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager® and The Leadership Pill

“This is a fabulous, fast-moving and entertaining book full of practical techniques you can use to perform like a ‘star’ in every presentation.”
--Brian Tracy, author, Goals: How to Get Everything You Want--Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible

“A great book for all of us who interact with people on a daily basis. Simplify the communication process and enrich your life: read Life Is a Series of Presentations.”
--Elaine St. James, author, Simplify Your Life

“As Tony shows us, Presenting is not about Being On Stage, it is about communicating our ideas in ways that inspire the enthusiastic support of others. This may well be the most important lesson a person could ever learn. Real winners are masters of their presentations.”
--Denis Waitley, author, The Psychology of Winning

“A life changing book for anyone who’s ever sweat the small stuff before and during giving a presentation.”
--Richard Carlson, author, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and It’s All Small Stuff

“If you want good things to happen in your life, you have to be a good presenter. It’s that simple. And Tony Jeary won’t just show you how to be a good presenter, he can turn you into a master presenter!”
--Scott Klein, president, EDS Retail

“This is excellent…this is great! This is something I can USE.”
--Claudia Joseph, buyer, Domestics, Sam’s Club

“Speaking is a skill, which simply means it can be learned, particularly if you have the right teacher. Tony Jeary is the right teacher.”
--Zig Ziglar, Zig Ziglar Corporation

“I encourage you to try the Jeary Theory—practical, effective steps make your presentations effective.”
--John Maxwell, founder, INJOY Ministries


PRAISE FOR LIFE IS A SERIES OF PERFECT PRESENTATIONS

“This remarkably thorough book extends the art of presentation beyond mere delivery skills to the work of anticipating (and preparing for) the mind of an audience…Jeary's book also manages to avoid the stodginess of most Toastmaster guides and public speaking manuals, making this volume a helpful and readable guide to presenting in public.”
--Publishers Weekly

Novel, well-written, and heartily recommended.”
--Library Journal

“Presentations are a master life skill. Life Is a Series of Presentations is an excellent tool to significantly increase your influence and effectiveness both personally and professionally.”
—Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“Every time you touch a life you are making a presentation, so make it good! Tony’s eight essential practices can help you do just that.”
—Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager® and The Leadership Pill

“A great book for all of us who interact with people on a daily basis. Simplify the communication process and enrich your life: read Life is a Series of Presentations.”
—Elaine St. James, author, Simplify Your Life

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About the Authors
Tony Jeary, Mr. Presentation™, personally teaches world-class executives how to be more effective communicators. His company, Tony Jeary High Performance Resources, has worked for more than 500 organizations in over thirty-five countries. Their clients include the presidents and CEOs of Ford, Wal-Mart, New York Life, EDS, Cingular Wireless, IBM, and many other Fortune 100 companies. He lives with his family near Dallas.

Kim Dower is known throughout the publishing and publicity world as Kim-from-L.A., the company she founded in 1985. In addition to her work as a literary publicist, Kim Dower specializes in training and coaching authors, celebrities, speakers and experts from all fields how to best present themselves to the media. Kim lives in Los Angeles, where life truly is a series of presentations.

J.E. Fishman has worked in book publishing as an editor, agent and writer for more than fifteen years. He lives with his family in North Salem, New York.

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