To engage your audience you have to do more than deliver facts. Use the 3 ‘I’s – Information to talk about the facts, insights for the audience to connect the facts to their situtation and inspiration feel something about the facts.
Underneath an effective presentation are several ‘truths’. You need to keep these truths in mind when you prepare and deliver any presentation.
Writing out a script is an important part of your presentation preparation. You need to focus on the words you’ll use to communicate your messages. However, I’m not recommending that you read from this script unless your presentation topic is particularly sensitive.
A very practical hands-on book about how to present clearly and with impact from Mark Robinson, a software engineer turned TED speaker. Easy to read with lots of exercises so you can apply the learning to your own presentation scenario.
Using rhetorical questions in your presentations is a great way to engage the audience. This article gives you six tips on how to do it effectively.
Presenting virtually has its challenges especially around the technology and keeping your audience engaged. This infographic lists some basic do’s and don’ts.
The COVID-19 crisis has brought change to all our lives. It’s given me a chance to stop, think and reflect and make changes to my business that were necessary but that I simply didn’t have the time to do before.
When you are giving a virtual presentation it can be a challenge to deal with those people that have joined the call on time and those who are having technical problems connecting. The trick is to create two openings. Prepare a soft opening for those who connected on time and the real opening for when everybody is present.
Virtual presenting has its own challenges. Use these three simple tips to make sure you engage your virtual audience.
How long should a story last in our presentations? This question popped up in my recent webinar ‘Forget about Presenting; Tell a Story Instead’. Check out the video below to find out theanswer.
You can see the full webinar at www.janicehaywood.eu/resources/webinars