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.
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.
In many cases, people refer to the PowerPoint slides as the presentation. In my opinion this is a big mistake. When you are presenting, YOU are the protaganist, your slides should be there only to support your verbal messages.
In thisTEDX talk, Mark Robinson shows us an excellent technique which combines asking questions and telling stories to deliver an engaging presentation.
Senior executives are short of time, exceptionally intelligent and smart, and very impatient to move onto the next big decision.
They want accurate information delivered quickly, so as with all successful presentations, make sure you give the audience what they want.
Whatever language you are presenting in, it’s important that your presentation has impact.With an impactful presentation, the audience willl receive your message loud and clear. Here are 10 tips to engage the audience and make them remember you!
Audiences don’t want to have to work hard to follow your presentation, they just want you to get to your point quickly and simply