A presentation that is too long, has no flow and isn’t clear how it benefits the audience is a recipe for disaster. This post looks at how we can avoid these and two additional errors that many presenters make.
By leading with your key message, taking a layering or modularlizing approach to the structure and adjusting your slide deck, you’ll be in a position to cut down the length of your presentation at a moment’s notice if asked to do so.
‘Talk like TED’ by Carmine Gallo is one of my favourite books and it contains 9 public speaking ‘secrets’. In this post you’ll discover exactly what those secrets are.
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.
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.
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
“What prompts can we use to figure out what story to tell?” This was one of the questions I receieved in my recent webinar ‘Forget about Presenting; Tell a Story Instead’ and which I answer in this short video.
To see the webinar go to www.janicehaywood.eu/resources/webinars
“What if we’re not great storytellers? How can we improve this skill”? In this video I answer this question which came up in my recent webinar about using stories to improve the impact of your presentations.
You can see the full webinar, ‘Forget about Presenting; Tell a Story Instead’ at www.janicehaywood.eu/resources/webinars